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IOTA Fall Conference is virtual this year!

Con­tent will be pre-record­ed and some live events. If you are unable to par­tic­i­pate in the con­fer­ence on Sep­tem­ber 25th, con­tent will be avail­able after con­fer­ence with all CEUs avail­able for atten­dees to access when it is con­ve­nient for them! Con­tent will be avail­able for 4 weeks until Octo­ber 24th, 2020 at 8 AM after con­fer­ence for view­ing to attendees.

Click this link to reg­is­ter for con­fer­ence or renew your mem­ber­ship!

Live Con­tent

*All live ses­sions will be record­ed and avail­able for view­ing to atten­dees after conference

  • 11 AM-12 PM Stu­dent ses­sion with Dr. Bowen, Pres­i­dent of IOTA (Intend­ed for stu­dents, ear­ly career, and field­work super­vi­sors) (1 CEU)
  • 12 PM1 PM Annu­al meet­ing, awards, and mem­ber busi­ness (Steve Bowen)
  • 1 PM2 PM Pre­sen­ter ques­tion and answer (Jay­na Fis­chbach moderating)

Pre-record­ed content

Con­fer­ence Intro­duc­tion (No CEUs but instruc­tions for conference)

Pre­sen­ta­tions (12.75 CEUs):

  • Keynote speak­er- Engage­ment: The Glue that Binds Qual­i­ty Reha­bil­i­ta­tion (1.25 CEU)
    • Dave Anders, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIST — Dave Anders is an Iowa licensed Speech — Lan­guage Pathol­o­gist who has been prac­tic­ing in the field of brain injury for 23 years and cur­rent­ly holds the posi­tion of clin­i­cal direc­tor at On With Life. Dave is a mem­ber of the BIA-IA board of direc­tors and received cer­ti­fi­ca­tion as a Brain Injury Spe­cial­ist Train­er through the Brain Injury Asso­ci­a­tion of Amer­i­ca in 2012. He has pre­sent­ed region­al­ly, nation­al­ly and inter­na­tion­al­ly on a vari­ety of top­ics relat­ed to acquired brain injury. 
    • The pur­pose of this pre­sen­ta­tion is to pro­vide brain injury sur­vivors, fam­i­lies and pro­fes­sion­als with an overview of inter­ac­tion­al and atti­tu­di­nal chal­lenges inher­ent in the pro­vi­sion of ser­vices to sur­vivors of brain injury. The ses­sion will explore approach-based tech­niques intend­ed to strength­en the ther­a­peu­tic alliance across dis­ci­plines and facil­i­tate engage­ment in care­givers. Trans­la­tion to sur­vivor engage­ment will be addressed as well.
  • Address­ing Pro­fes­sion­al Burnout dur­ing the Post-acute Phase of the COVID-19 Pan­dem­ic (1 CEU)
    • Nicole Kuhl, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, Sara John­ston, PhD, CRC, and David Plutschack OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CLT, CEASII
  • Fos­ter­ing occu­pa­tion­al ther­a­py edu­ca­tion in a dig­i­tal age (1 CEU)
    • Dave Plutschack OTD, OTR/L, BCPR, CLT, CEASII, Nic­ci Kuhl, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, and Renae Soc­caras, OTD, OTR/L
  • Healthy home office: Con­sid­er­a­tions for move­ment, posi­tion­ing, and mind­ful­ness (1 CEU)
    • Rachel McHugh, OTD, OTR/L, RYTCEIM
  • Jim’s Place: Vir­tu­al­ly engag­ing and inno­v­a­tive­ly solv­ing every­day occu­pa­tion­al dilem­mas (1 CEU)
    • Angela McCombs, OTD, OTR/L
  • Tak­ing the Driver’s Seat; OT’s Role in Dri­ver Reha­bil­i­ta­tion (1 CEU)
    • Kelsee Hove, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, DRS, and Mol­ly Wue­bker, OTD, OTR/L, DRS
  • The Pow­er of Why (1.5 CEU)
    • Syd­ney Moore, OTD, OTR/L, CEAS I, CHES and Kate Crane, OTD, OTR/L, LSVT-BIG
  • Under­stand­ing pedi­atric feed­ing diag­noses, the asso­ci­a­tion of feed­ing dis­or­ders and sen­so­ry pro­cess­ing deficits, and the impli­ca­tions for prac­tice (1.5 CEU)
    • Jes­si­ca McHugh, PhD, OTR/L, BCP
  • Under­stand­ing the role of occu­pa­tion­al ther­a­py for chil­dren with PANS (Pedi­atric acute-onset neu­ropsy­chi­atric syn­drome) and PAN­DAS (Pedi­atric Autoim­mune neu­ropsy­chi­atric dis­or­ders asso­ci­at­ed with Strep­to­coc­cal Infec­tion) (1 CEU)
    • Jes­si­ca McHugh, PhD, OTR/L, BCP
  • What is an Licen­sure Com­pact? (1 CEU)
    • Jay­na Niblock, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, BCPBCTS
  • Wheel­chair Seat­ing and Posi­tion­ing for the Occa­sion­al Pre­scriber (1.5 CEU)
    • Nicole Kuhl, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS, Troy Win­ches­ter, ATP, and Amy Dot­son, MOTR/L

Posters (1.25 CEUs):

Atten­dees will read each poster and watch the authors’ record­ed dis­cus­sion for con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion­al credit

  • Com­par­ing yoga and ergonom­ic inter­ven­tions for grad­u­ate lev­el occu­pa­tion­al ther­a­py students
  • Hemibal­lis­mus and Ther­a­peu­tic Intervention
  • Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­py Fac­ul­ty Per­spec­tives of Pro­fes­sion­al­ism in Iowa 
  • Trau­mat­ic Brain Injury in the Incar­cer­at­ed Population 
  • Indi­vid­u­als with ALS and Care­givers: Assis­tive Tech­nol­o­gy Edu­ca­tion Preferences
  • Sleep Health Lit­er­a­cy Among Old­er Adults and Adults with Chron­ic Conditions 
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Occu­pa­tion­al Ther­a­py Prac­ti­tion­ers in the Midwest 


  • Non-mem­ber- $125 ($8.33/CEU)
  • Mem­ber- $100 ($6.67/ CEU)
  • Stu­dent Mem­ber- $40 (with $25 membership)
  • Speak­er-50% off ($62.50)