Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy

MAOT IS A VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION RUN BY ITS MEMBERS. YOUR PARTICIPATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Benefits of MAOT Membership

Your Voice is Heard Louder as an MAOT Member

The Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy (MAOT) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides a professional community for its members.  MAOT represents occupational therapy to the public, engages in activities to advocate for the profession, and provides continuing education opportunities for all occupational therapy practitioners.

PROFESSIONAL GROWTH

  • Access to leaders in the field in and out of Massachusetts
  • Opportunities to share your skills and enthusiasm at conferences, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and MAOT meetings
  • Colleague support and camaraderie—how would we put a value on colleague support?
  • Professional networking
  • Connections to volunteering and shadowing opportunities in a wide range of practice areas
  • Communication with MAOT Board members and other members regarding best practices and other issues

Advocacy & Advancement of OT

  • Lobbyist representation to legislators, government officials, reimbursement sources and insurers
  • MAOT Membership network for disseminating time sensitive information
  • MAOT website to keep you connected to important information
  • Reimbursement representative on MAOT board
  • Advocacy to protect occupational therapy and expand the profession
  • OT Month Proclamation by Massachusetts Governor
  • Representation at the State House to support and promote best practice
  • Marketing of OT to the public, employers, health care providers
  • Lobbyist representation with current legislation
  • Targeted public awareness campaigns and consumer outreach

CONTINUING EDUCATION ACCESS

  • Discount to annual MAOT conference(s)
  • Free Special Interest Group (SIG) participation throughout the state

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Student members of MAOT are eligible to apply for the annually awarded Karen Jacob’s Scholarship and the OTA Scholarship through AOTA
  • Discounted rate to MAOT conferences 
  • Networking opportunities
  • Discounted student rate

INSURANCE DISCOUNTS THROUGH LIBERTY MUTUAL

  • Car
  • House
Accommodations available for all MAOT sponsored events.

Please contact the MAOT office at 781-647-5556 thirty(30) days prior to the event.

Change of Address & Name

Important: To continue receiving MAOT information , you must file your changes with the MAOT office. If you move or change your name, please allow three weeks for the change to take effect.

Email to Donna Caira at info@maot.org.

MAOT - Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy, Inc.
Phone: 781.647.5556 - Email: info@maot.org

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