The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
4720 Montgomery Lane
P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) is a professional organization for occupational therapy practitioners and students in occupational therapy programs. Founded in 1917, AOTA works to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapists, to support a professional community for its members, and to preserve the viability and relevance of the profession. The main activities of AOTA are directed towards assuring the quality and easy access of occupational therapy services. Through collaboration with the American Medical Association, the American Occupational Therapy Foundation, and state legislators, AOTA has accredited education programs, set standards for practice, helped create and supported licensure and regulatory practician laws, encouraged research and testing, influenced health care issues, developed continuing educational programs, and financially supported some members through scholarships and employment. It offers its members a variety of informational materials including brochures, a newsletter, a journal, reports, a database, audiovisual aids, and an electronic communication system. Several materials and resources are also available in Spanish.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and that credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions are strictly prohibited.
NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.