Impact of COVID-19 on our Community

ILOTA recognizes the impact of Covid-19 (coronavirus) on individuals, families, the nation, and our world as we all adapt to these uncertain times. Please see the updated (January 2021) COVID-19 Resources Guide for more information on what we have compiled for our members, the public, and OT practitioners throughout Illinois.

2021 Student Conclave - Registration is Now Open!

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ILOTA Virtual Session from February 1, 2021:
Advancing OT Through Advocacy and the Legislative Process
View the 1-hour recording of our popular virtual meeting and access
several valuable legislative resources. Details here!
Coming Soon: Updates on our
2021 ILOTA Virtual Annual Conference!
Plans are currently underway to hold our 2021 ILOTA Virtual Annual Conference during the entire month of October. The Conference Planning Committee is already meeting regularly, and we'll soon announce dates for the Call for Papers and other details.


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ILOTA Vision

ILOTA is a multifaceted association committed to enhancing health and well-being through the utilization of best occupational therapy practices in Illinois.

ILOTA Mission

ILOTA is recognized as the premier occupational therapy resource in Illinois. We strive to advance the best practice of occupational therapy through serving, supporting, and promoting the profession.

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       Congratulations to our 2020 ILOTA Award winners!

  • Honorary Lifetime Member Awards – Clem Carder, COTA/L, LMT, CKTI & Gail Fisher, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
  • Award of Merit – Linda Olson, OTR/L
  • Public Awareness Award – Laura Van Pumbyrouck, PhD, OTR/L
  • OT of the Year Award – Kelsey Watters, OTR/L
  • OTA of the Year Award – Abigail Swidergal, COTA/L & Joni Kamstra, COTA