About IOTA

The Iowa Occupational Therapy Association is a non-profit corporation established in 1977.  

Mission Statement

The objectives of the IOTA shall be to build the capacity of its members through education, research and communication. The IOTA will act as a public advocate for Occupational Therapy to promote viability of the profession and access to services.

Current IOTA Goals:

1. Increase membership and participation in IOTA
  • Increase membership in all categories (OT, OTA, students, and retired members)
  • Increase participation (individual-level and district-levels)
2.    Support occupational therapy practice and fieldwork in Iowa
  • Support reimbursement for occupational therapy services
  • Increase professional development opportunities
  • Facilitate collaboration with fieldwork site and potential sites


IOTA Contacts:

Administrative Assistant
Shelly Plough
PO Box 57221
Des Moines, IA 50317

Leanne O'Brien, OTR/L

For a list of Officers & Committees click here.