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Welcome to the OTAC Publications and Communications Center!

OTAC communicates professional and Association information through a variety of communication formats including its printed newsletter (published six times per year), electronic newsletters such as OTAC News You Can Use, OTAC GAC Alerts, and OTAC Practice Notes (published as relevant or critical information is available), website updates, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more.  Click here to view OTAC's advertising opportunities. 

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To access OTAC's publications, click on the links below:

Guidelines for OT and PT in Public Schools
LAC-DMH Glossary of Mental Health Advocacy Terms: May 2010

OTAC Newsletters
OTAC Electronic Newsletters/Announcements
OTAC P.E.R. Alerts!
Newsletter Article Writing - CBOT PDUs
Newsletter Article Writing - NBCOT PDUs
Newsletter Article Writing Guidelines - OTAC
Tips on Writing Articles for the Internet that Will Get Published and Read
Expanding Horizons: Key Facts About the Medi-Cal Program as California Implements Health Care Reform

Occupational Therapist Salary by State - May 2013
Bureau of Labor statistics information states that occupational therapists' median salary in 2010 was $72,320 a year. Average salaries for job postings in California are 10% higher than average OT salaries for job postings nationwide. The job otulook for occupational therapists is expected to grow by around 33% which is quite a bit more than most other professions. Read the full article here. http://salarybystate.org/tag/demand-for-occupational-therapist-2013

Governor Brown Releases His May Revision of the 2013/14 State Budget

OTAC Transition Guidelines
Guidelines for Making the Transition to New Areas of Practice
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Adult Physical Disabilities
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Geriatrics
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Hand Therapy
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Home Health
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Mental Health
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Pediatrics
Guidelines for Transition to Occupational Therapy Practice in Driver Rehabilitation
Guidelines for Radiation Safety during VFSS

Occupational Therapy Practitioners: Role and Value in Public Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63) in the State Budget
Putting Research into Practice

OTAC Annual Reports
OTAC 2011 Annual Report
OTAC 2010 Annual Report
OTAC 2009 Annual Report
OTAC 2008 Annual Report

About the OTAC Communications Committee
The OTAC Communications Committee coordinates and monitors activities related to communications, newsletter/publications, public relations, social networking, and website.

Click here to learn more about the Committee.

Contact the Communications Committee Chair:

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Arameh Anvarizadeh, OTD, OTR/L
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