Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado


OTAC Capitol Hill Day 2019

Wednesday March 20, 2019 12pm

Learn about advocacy, meet our lobbyists, and educate legislators about occupational therapy!

More Information

OTAC Member Helps Make Super Bowl Commercial

Did you know that this Super Bowl Commercial was created with the help of an OT practitioner and OTAC member by the name of Erin Muston-Firsch, OTR/L at Craig Hospital? Check it out!


OTAC Welcomes New Board Members!

Elections are over and we would like to welcome our newly elected board members 

Pam DiPasquale-Lehnerz - President 

Marian Nielson - Communications Chair

Ravi Hunjan - Secretary 

We are excited to welcome Marian to the OTAC Board and welcome back Ravi and Pam! We are looking forward to what 2019 brings to OTAC and its members. 


Renewing your membership?

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Not an OTAC member? 

OTAC is 100% member-funded. The financial support from our members goes towards supporting our legislative efforts. Additional fundraising goes towards organizing continuing education opportunities, activities, and administrative fees.   We offer a variety of member types that are valid for one year. 

  • OT/OTR
  • OTS/OTAS (1st and 2nd year)
  • OTS/OTAS (3rd year, Creighton-Regis students only)
  • Retired OT/OTR
  • Retired OTA/COTA

Student Corner: 

Pima Medical Institute Update

PMI student project at Pizzability, Denver

Posted: October 2, 2018 

The Pima Medical Institute Denver OTA students have been dedicating their free time volunteering with the owner of Brewability Lab, Tiffany Fixter, on her latest endeavor, Pizzability.  After holding a SOTA happy hour at Brewability Labs, the students inquired about the upcoming restaurant and together created a volunteer opportunity that has been a valuable part of our educational experience. Tiffany’s goal is to provide employment opportunities for adults with Developmental Disabilities (DD) in positions they typically would not hold. Employees will be involved in all aspects of running the restaurant such as taking orders, making pizza, and providing an engaging experience for restaurant patrons. The ordering process at Brewability has been simplified to negate staff errors by color coding taps to corresponding beer...


“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” - Your Important Role as a Member of OTAC

Posted: July 25, 2018

Abstract: The Occupational Therapy Association of Colorado is looking for your help to re-energize our social media platform by highlighting some of the dedicated efforts that are occurring in the field across the state.  What will be your contribution to our diverse community?

“...Think about those who have helped you become who you are today. Some of them may be here right now. Some may be far away…. But wherever they are, if they’ve loved you, and encouraged you, and wanted what was best in life for you, they’re right inside yourself” -Fred Rogers (Dartmouth Office of Communications, 2018).

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Reasons why you should support your state association


OTAC Announces New Auto Renew Feature

Posted: August 21, 2018 

OTAC is excited to announce that we will be offering auto renewal for membership, starting Saturday, September 1, 2018.  By selecting this option, your membership will automatically renew on your membership expiration day at the same membership level and term.

The major benefit this auto-renew feature offers you is convenience!  Another added benefit is it helps you avoid missing membership discounts and other membership benefits that you otherwise may miss out on without your annual payment. 

See below to learn more and determine when you qualify: