The NCOTA released its May, 2010 newsletter. The issue provides an Educational Spotlight on Winston-Salem State University, a Legislative Update and a brief snapshot of NCOTA's upcoming Fall Conference, 'Advancing Occupational Therapy.' The issue is available for download.
During the week of May 31, the House of Representatives reviewed, debated and amended its proposal to adjust the 2010 Budget, S 897. The bill was approved in separate votes on June 3 and in the early hours of June 4.
The North Carolina Occupational Therapy Practice Act obligates the NC Occupational Therapy Association (NCOTA) to seek and nominate candidates to serve on the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy (NCBOT, the licensure board) www.ncbot.org. We are currently seeking qualified occupational therapists who are interested in serving for a four year term, October 2010-2014.
The Division of Public Health / Early Intervention Branch has proposed a change in the service delivery model for the Infant Toddler Program. Currently there have been no new developments or announcements from the Early Intervention Branch. NCOTA representatives are in dialogue with the EI Branch. Keep checking this website for more information. We also need YOUR input if you provide Infant Toddler Services. Please complete this survey: Infant Toddler Survey (even if you completed an earlier survey). Keep reading for more information and NCOTA's statement about proposed changes.