Advocacy Works!

There have been many wonderful success stories about how advocacy has advanced the occupational therapy profession.  Check out just a few of the wonderful accomplishments of advocating within the profession. 

 
 
  Image: CSPAN, 2017

Image: CSPAN, 2017

Senator Elizabeth warren speaks to Congress about Occupational therapy

Massachusetts OT, Anne Escher, wrote to her legislator, Senator Warren, about the effects of Medicaid on occupational therapy practice.  In fact, she used AOTA's Legislative Action Center to formulate her letter! Clicking on the link will take you to the video posted on C-SPAN.

 
  Image: Sparks-Keeney, 2017

Image: Sparks-Keeney, 2017

 

Political action and YOU! 

When Tiffany Sparks-Keeney was part of the AOTA Emerging Leaders Program, she developed an informative video linking the importance of advocacy to strengthening the occupational therapy profess.  Video highlights include interviews with AOTA leaders, suggestions of how students can be involved, and some ways to be involved.

You will be re-directed to YouTube to view Tiffany's video (permission granted!) by clicking the link below.