Shoulder Girdle to Hand - Evidence-Based Treatment with a New Zealand Approach

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children

KT3: Clinical Concepts and Advanced Whole Body Applications

KT4: Specialty Neurological Concepts

KT4: Specialty Pediatric Concepts

2-Day Infant Course (NDT Principles)

Aquatic Integration (AI) I

Postural Control and the Baby

2016 Annual Texas Society for Hand Therapy Education Conference

MCC was a great success!!
Thank you to the presenters and exhibitors who participated!
The 2015 Conference Wrap-Up Edition of Revista OT is available here.
Mark your calendars for TOTA MCC 2016
November 4-6
Sugar Land, Texas

Book Your Group Rate For TOTA
Look for the Exhibitor Prospectus on the website in February.
Call for Papers will be on the website in March.
TOTA Approved Courses (Spreadsheet)
District News and Events
Have Your Program Approved by TOTA
Low Vision Rehabilitation Foundations Workshop
Mountain Central Conference
CE Satisfaction Survey
TOTA Career Center
TOTA Member Benefits
TOTA Amazon Book Store
American Income Life FAQ
Foundation News & Information
TOTF Fund Raiser Quilt Note Cards
Revista OT Publication
What TOTA Does For You
Entry-level degree decision from ACOTE
Voice your Opinion-Entry level degrees for OT/OTA
2015 RA Feedback Form (docx)
Spring 2015: Representative Assembly Update (ppt)
AOTA's ACOs and Medical Homes Fact Sheet 2012
Write Your Elected Officials
AOTA OT Connections
More news from AOTA
Jackson Walker Health Care e-Alert: Employing Excluded Individuals a Continuing Risk to Providers
Physician Quality Reporting System
•  Medicaid and CHIP FAQs: Services to Address Autism
Clarification of Medicaid Coverage of Services to Children with Autism (CMS 7-7-14)
EPSDT - A Guide for States (CMS June 2014)
Washington Autism Alliance and Advocacy, et al v. Douglas Porter (Washington Federal District Court Settlement Agreement)
•  More news from CMS


MSR Adoption Order
TDI-DWC Announces Enforcement Actions
TDI-DWC Disciplinary Actions 3-4-15
TDI-DWC ICD10 Reminder 3-10-15
TDI-TWC FCE Plan Based Audit 3-15
TDI-TWC Plan Based Audit Draft 3-15
Finalized DWC Form-026 and DWC Form-069
Electronic Billing Requirements
Benefits - Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges, and Payments
Medical Bill Reporting
More news and Publications from TDI-DWC
STAR Kids Information Sessions
Re-enrollment Guidelines for Providers
Reminder about CSHCN Prior Authorization Requirements
Cost-Containment Initiatives
Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) offers an excellent resource. Please note that you will have to create an account to use this site.
More news from HHSC and TMHP


TxSpot Website
Statewide Education Service Centers OT and PT Contacts 2015


Pre-Hand Writing Survey
MU Faculty Research Study
Advocating for the Distinct Value of Occupational Therapy for Children Diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Personal Beliefs Regarding Sexual Education
Academic Experiences OT Clinicians Perceive as Valuable to Development of Clinical Reasoning
Factors that Facilitate or Impede Research
100 Stories


Licensing in Texas is through the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (TBOTE). You can access the TBOTE web site by following this link. The licensing board can also be reached by phone at 512/305-6900, by e-mail, or by regular mail at:

333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-510
Austin, TX 78701-3942

Request for 30 Occupational Therapists to Participate in a Research Project
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The Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA) is a non-profit professional association incorporated in Texas. TOTA is an affiliate of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

The Texas Occupational Therapy Association was established for the benefit of professionals and students of occupational therapy. Membership services includes public relations materials, legislative information, practice forum, educational meetings and student services.

Additional services provided by the association include a research foundation (TOTF) and political action committee (TOTAPAC). Please follow the links to learn more about the function of these entities.

The mission of the TOTA is to be responsive to the professional development, information needs, and educational requirements of its members; to advance and improve the practice of occupational therapy for the benefit of the consumers; and to anticipate and respond to the organizational, political, economic and social features of the health care delivery system at the local, state and national levels.

Our Goals:
Serve the Membership
Serve the Profession and the Consumer It Serves
Maintain a Viable Organization Which Supports Its Purpose, Objectives and Functions.

TOTA Officers, Chairs, and Administration
Executive Officers
President Judy Skarbek
Vice President Jason Stark
Secretary Debora Ridener
Treasurer Shari Felton
District Chairs
Alamo South Ricky Joseph
Capital Centex Leslie Smart
Great Plains West Sandra Whisner
Gulf Coast East Anna Haertling
Rio Grande Cecilia Fierro
Trinity North William Sit
Executive Director Mary Hennigan
CE Provider Services Kami Lusson
Vendor Services Kami Lusson
Member Services Debbie Mincher

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