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What we do?

On behalf of its members, the Rhode Island Occupational Therapy Association strives to represent, advance, and advocate for the profession and practice of occupational therapy.

Is your membership current?

Your participation is vital and your input is valued. Please renew or begin your membership today to promote occupational therapy, and the people we serve, on the state level.

Thank you,

Natalie Petrucci, MS, OTR/L

RIOTA President

Affiliated with the AOTA




-Free educational events (Special Interest Groups)

-Reduced rate at 2023 MAOT Conference

- Ability to conveniently register online for events

- Receive attendance certificates


- Receive online email blasts regarding current job opportunities

- Post online job opportunity email blasts at a reduced rate

- Network with other professionals


- Receive legislative updates about national and local changes

impacting on our profession and practice

- Attend RIOTA sponsored functions at the State Capitol

- Opportunities for engagement in local and national advocacy

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About the association

The function and powers of RIOTA include:

  1. Act as an advocate for the profession of occupational therapy.

  2. Improve and advance the education and collaboration of occupational therapy practitioners.

  3. Promote research in the profession of occupational therapy.

  4. Encourage high standards.

  5. Engage in other professional and community activities to further the dissemination of knowledge of the practice of occupational therapy.  

  6. Cooperate with other individuals or groups concerned with health-related issues.

  7. Increase consumer awareness of application of occupational therapy practice in the community and the scope of occupational therapy practice to assist an individual to achieve life pursuits.




Affiliated with the American Occupational Therapy Association


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