Alabama Occupational Therapy Association

ALOTA Goes to Washington!

ALOTA Vice-President, Amy Woodward, recently attended the AOTA Affiliated State Association Presidents… [more]

ALOTA Goes to Washington! ALOTA Goes to Washington!

ALOTA South District Meeting

 ALABAMA OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION 2013 South District-December Meeting   Join us on December… [more]

ALOTA South District Meeting ALOTA South District Meeting

Dive In to Fall Conference 2013! Online and Mail Registration Closed!

We have an excellent agenda of presenters in development, to include Amy Lamb from AOTA, and specialists… [more]

Dive In to Fall Conference 2013!  Online and Mail Registration Closed! Dive In to Fall Conference 2013!  Online and Mail Registration Closed!

ALOTA Government Affairs Recognized by AOTA!

Click here to view the article,  published on AOTA's website, featuring all of the hard work ALOTA's… [more]

ALOTA Government Affairs Recognized by AOTA! ALOTA Government Affairs Recognized by AOTA!

Fall Conference Call for Papers

ALOTA Fall Conference is just around the corner.  This is an excellent opportunity to present with an… [more]

Fall Conference Call for Papers Fall Conference Call for Papers

Awards and Scholarships!

PRACTITIONERS!!! Please nominate a worthy colleague for one of the four awards we will present at Fall Conference 2014! The application with description of each award can be downloaded by clicking here. Please submit your nominations to our recognition chair, Tracy O’Connor, by August 29, 2014 at

STUDENTS!!! We will be awarding two scholarships at Fall Conference and encourage all student members to apply by downloading this form and submitting it to by August 29, 2014.

Pre-Conference Multiple Sclerosis Workshop Sept 11!

We are excited to announce the addition of a pre-conference workshop to fall conference. This will be an 8-hour workshop on MS, held September 11. For more information on the workshop, see the summary and objectives by clicking here. On-line registration has been added below.

REGISTER NOW! Fall Conference: Sept. 12-14, 2014

Once again, we are rounding up excellent speakers on exciting and applicable topics such as kinesiotaping, infant massage, and more for our annual Fall Conference at beautiful Orange Beach, AL. REGISTER NOW to make sure you get a seat and a discounted price!! This conference has always been well attended and has a very balanced schedule to allow for plenty of beach time!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Register by August 22!

ATTENDEES: Print a flyer to register by mail or register online below.
EXHIBITORS: please check out the many levels offered on this form. You may sign-up by mail or online below.

Agenda and CEU details will be announced as they are finalized.

Fall Conference 2014

Reserve your room at the Hampton Inn using our personalized webpage and group code:
Group Code: ALO
Reservations must be made by AUG 22 to receive the group rate. After that time any unused rooms in our block will be released to the public.

Executive Board Elections

Congratulations to Valley McCurry for being elected Vice-Chair of AOTA’s ASAP!  As you all know, she has served us tremendously well over the last seven years as President of ALOTA.  With this new position, Valley will be unable to continue in the position of ALOTA President; therefore, we are having elections for the following positions with nominees listed:

President- Amy Woodward
Vice-President – Allen Keener
Co-Secretary-Tammy Gipson
Treasurer-Jessica Vandegrift
Members, please email your votes to by 6/7/2014


Fall Conference 2014 Call for Papers!

Orange Beach will welcome OT professionals with warm sands and a beautiful ocean once again this fall!  If you are interested in presenting at our annual conference September 12-14, 2014 please submit a proposal by downloading the call for papers and submitting according to the instructions.  Thanks!

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ALOTA Goes to Washington!

ALOTA Vice-President, Amy Woodward, recently attended the AOTA Affiliated State Association Presidents (ASAP) Meeting in Baltimore, MD, where she had the opportunity to advocate for occupational therapy with lawmakers and staff during Hill Day.   Kudos to Amy for spreading the word about our great profession.


RA Message to Alabama OT Practitioners!

March 6, 2014


My name is Angela Thomas Davis and I am the State of Alabama Representative to the Representative Assembly (RA) of the American Occupational Therapy Association. It is a privilege and honor to represent us as occupational therapy practitioners in our great state.


An opportunity awaits you and we want your help. Please take a few minutes and complete a very very short survey. Information about the survey is in the Latest News box on the AOTA home page – – and the AOTA Alerts page has been updated with information about the survey

Should you have questions or concerns, feel free to contact me. My contact information is listed below. Thank you in advance for participating in the survey.

Esprit de corps,
Angela T. Davis

Dr. Angela T. Davis, OTR/L
Professor of Occupational Therapy
Department of Occupational Therapy
Alabama State University
P. O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36117
(334) 229-5612 (office) (334) 229-5882 (FAX)

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they do not have any.” Alice Walker

Important Message from AOTA President!

See the attachment for an important message from AOTA President Ginny Stoffel asking for you to help your profession.

President letter 2014 0130 – Final

Student Scholarships to be Awarded Feb 8 at Conference!

All OT/OTA students in the state of Alabama are encouraged to apply for one of 2 scholarships to be awarded at spring conference on Feb. 8, 2014.  Click here to download the application and submit to Tracy O’Connor  by email:  The deadline for applications is February 1, 2014.