Resilience. Relevance. Diversity.

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

State Associations Newsletter


See what is happening across all state OT associations and the work being done to protect and advance our profession!

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Medicaid Help


We know many of you have been having difficulties with Medicaid and wanted to provide you with some resources for more information.

Concerns with PDPM


Contact AOTA with concerns and changes you have experienced since PDPM was implemented so they can advocate for change with Medicare!

Contact your legislators through resources available from AOTA and NBCOT!

About the IOTA


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 the viability of the profession and access to services.

IOTA is a membership-based organization that works to build the capacity of its members through education, research, and communication. The IOTA acts as a public advocate for Occupational Therapy to promote the viability of the profession and access to services.

If you are an Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant or Student in an Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapy Assistant program, we welcome you to not just join your state organization but to become engaged in the networking, professional development, and advocacy that is occurring.

Contact Us


If you have any questions, you may contact us at the following:

Administrative Assistant
Shelly Plough
PO Box 57221
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-720-7346
IowaOT@gmail.com


IOTA President
Steve S. Bowen, OTD, OTR/L, CAPS
steveotd13@gmail.com


Webpage Communications for Non-job Related Posting
Jayna Fischbach, OTD, OTR/L, BCP
jaynafischbach@gmail.com