IOTA is EXCITED to announce our 2019 Annual Conference to be held at ISU in Meridian on October 11-12th, 2019!

This is NOT a conference you are going to want to miss, as it is going to be like no other in Idaho history!

Think…LOTS of fun and Disneyland style, i.e. fun food, music, people and social events!

Our 2-day conference is going to be full of great content for both pediatric and adult based practitioners; there will be certification opportunities, tons of collaboration and networking, food, and even a PAINT NIGHT!

Stay tuned for more information to come, however here is a sneak peak:

Friday, October 11th 5:30 – 9:30pm

  • Suicide Prevention Certification: QPR Training by Soni Myers

  • ISU Student Presentations and Projects

  • IOTA Annual Meeting

  • Vendor Booths and IOTA Sponsors

  • Paint & Sip Night Social

Saturday: 7:45am – 5:00pm

  • All Occupational Therapy Practitioners:

    • NBCOT: Shaun Conway

  • Pediatric Track:

    • Making Food Fun: A sensory approach to feeding therapy by Hayley McDonald, COTA/ L and Laurie Appel, OTR/L

    • Free it, Don’t Fight it: A whole body approach to treating torticollis by Kathy Strickland, PT and Laurie Appel, OTR/L

  • Adult Track:

    • Occupational Therapy Practitioners Guide to Quality Dementia Care by Joanne Trammel, MS, OTR/L and Lisa Hong, OTD, OTR/L

    • Total Motion Release by Doug Hoggart, PT

IOTA wishes to thank the ISU’s Masters of Occupational Therapy Department for their generous contribution and support to help IOTA host our 2019 Annual OT Conference.

IOTA Mission Statement: IOTA shall support and advance the profession of Occupational Therapy through professional development, public awareness, and political advocacy.
Kari Thompson
IOTA President

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