Kate Barlow is an OTR from Massachusetts who developed an international mentorship program for OT practitioners around the world.
Patty Fantauzzo is a COTA from Colorado who created a therapy program to ensure long-term care residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias maintain dignity and comfort throughout the disease process.
Tara Simmons is a COTA who created an adapted gym to provide a safe space for people of all ages, fitness levels, and abilities to engage in physical activity.
Melanie Thompson is an OTR who has dedicated her work and personal life to ensuring children with limited motor abilities have the tools they need to learn, grow, and play.
Congratulations to this year's winners! We are inspired by your exceptional work.
NBCOT welcomes Katie Kocsis, BA, COTA/L, NTMTC, and Phillip Salvador, M.Ed., OTR/L, to our board of directors.
New modules include Inclusion & Exclusion, Diversity in the Workplace, and Marginalization.
The commission received a number of informational reports on funding and progress, and elected the seven members of the executive committee.