The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the nationally recognized
professional association of occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants,
and students of occupational therapy.
Illinois Occupational Therapy Association is a state affiliate of the American Occupational
Therapy Association serving the needs of occupational therapy practitioners and promoting
the profession of occupational therapy in the state of Illinois.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT) is a not-for-profit
credentialing agency that provides certification for the occupational therapy profession.
NBCOT serves the public interest by developing, administering, and continually reviewing
a certification process that reflects current standards of competent practice in occupational
The World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) is the international representative
for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy around the world and the official
international organization for the promotion of Occupational Therapy.
The American Occupational Therapy Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization
created in 1965 to advance the science of occupational therapy and increase public
understanding of its value.
The Chicago State University Foundation raises funds and accepts charitable gifts
on behalf of the University for a variety of purposes central to the academic objectives
of the University. The Foundation accepts donations for the Department of Occupational
Therapy including donations to the Artice Harmon Memorial Scholarship, and the Batia
Levy Family Award.www.csu.edu/Foundation/