Occupational Therapy News, Resources, and Important Events:

 

THANK YOU, GOVERNOR STITT for signing SB1038 into law (May 14th)!
OKOTA officers are so thankful for all the efforts to put Telehealth definitions into the OT Practice Act: special thanks to OK Medical Board's Deputy Executive Director -Reji Varghese, OKMLB OT Telehealth Committee -Kari Garza (MOT), Creative Capitol Strategies - Julia Jernigan, SB1038 Authors -Representative Mickey Dollens, Senator John Haste, & Senate Floor Leader Kim David, Rep. Garry Mize, OKOTA President Sarah VanAlstine and all our members who called, emailed, and visited the Capitol with us March 11.

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Thank you for joining us Saturday, March 30 at the OKOTA Spring continuing education event!  We had great discussions with attendees and guest speaker Teal Benevides, PhD, MS, OTR/L presenting: Adults with Autism & guest therapist Linda Alchami, MOT, on Telehealth Occupational Therapy. 

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March 11, 2019 -  We had a successful "OT Day at the Capitol" with special guest speakers, resource fair of OT service companies, & advocacy efforts to promote telehealth and occupational therapy careers all around our state. Thank you Candace Shaw, telemedicine expert with Oklahoma Telehealth Alliance, and also Linda Alchami, occupational therapist providing telehealth OT in Oklahoma. Thank you, Senator John Haste for supporting our OT Practice Act update SB1038 successfully through the Senate, and for Representative Mickey Dollens, primary House author. Rep. Lewis Moore & Rep. Garry Mize also signed on to SB1038 in support of occupational therapy! THANK YOU! 

 

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