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Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists

Your voice for Occupational Therapy in Alberta!

Dedicated to the well-being of all Albertans, SAOT is the vehicle to drive practice, shape capacity and grow the profession of occupational therapy in Alberta by bridging research, practice, advocacy and policy.

Become a Member

Are you a registered OT practicing in Alberta? Become a member and help shape the profession of OT in Alberta! We offer several categories of membership that provide access to our wide range of benefits. The membership year runs from March 1 to February 28 of each year, and fees are pro-rated after September 1. Learn more >>

Workshops & Events

Occupational therapy is a diverse profession with endless learning opportunities. We list both SAOT-sponsored and non-sponsored educational opportunities and events. Learn more >>

Learn about OT

Occupational therapy is a health profession that enables people of all ages to overcome everyday barriers, helping them engage and participate in meaningful lives. Learn more >>

Search for an OT

You may choose to hire an occupational therapist privately. Like other independent contractors, occupational therapists’ rates and services offered differ. Search for an occupational therapist in private practice by geographic area and area of practice here. Learn more >>

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June 2020

SAOT Monday Meet-Up: June 8, 2020

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 80 tickets left

Free online open forum Mondays in May & June for Paid SAOT Members! Purpose: As the voice for occupational therapy in Alberta, SAOT seeks to listen and respond where possible to the needs of our Membership during this challenging time. We presume there may be more questions than answers on a variety of issues and, at this time, we offer these forums as a way to: Listen to questions, issues and concerns affecting our Members at this time. Facilitate a…

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SAOT Monday Meet-Up: June 15, 2020

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 85 tickets left

Free online open forum Mondays in May & June for Paid SAOT Members! Purpose: As the voice for occupational therapy in Alberta, SAOT seeks to listen and respond where possible to the needs of our Membership during this challenging time. We presume there may be more questions than answers on a variety of issues and, at this time, we offer these forums as a way to: Listen to questions, issues and concerns affecting our Members at this time. Facilitate a…

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October 2020

SOS Approach to Feeding

October 15 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 3:15 pm
Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Edmonton, 4520 76Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 0A5 Canada
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$560.00 – $995.00 153 tickets left

When Children Won’t Eat: Picky Eaters vs. Problems Feeders. Assessment and Treatment Using the SOS Approach to Feeding (SEQUENTIAL ORAL SENSORY) 3.75 DAY BASIC SOS APPROACH TO FEEDING TRAINING SEMINAR The 3.75 Day Basic Training Conference provides a comprehensive understanding of the theory of the SOS Approach.  It will also teach an in-depth understanding of how children learn to eat and to not eat.  General and specific feeding treatment strategies, along with details regarding the assessment of feeding disorders will…

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Live Virtual Workshop – Smart but Scattered: Improving Executive Skills at Home and at School

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$125.00 – $225 95 tickets left

Description: Children with poor executive skills are disorganized or forgetful, have trouble getting started on tasks, get distracted easily, lose papers or assignments, forget to bring home the materials to complete homework or forget to hand homework in. They may rush through work or dawdle, they make careless mistakes that they fail to catch. They don’t know where to begin on long-term assignments, and they put the assignment off until the last minute, in part because they have trouble judging…

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November 2020

Understanding & Managing Vision Deficits: A Practical Guide for Therapists

November 6 @ 8:30 am - November 7 @ 3:30 pm
Prince of Wales Armouries, 10440-108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3Z9 Canada
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$245.00 – $445.00 24 tickets left

NEW LOCATION! Please note that, due to popular demand for this training, we have relocated this workshop to: Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre, Jefferson Room, 10440-108 Avenue, Edmonton **Please note that parking may be challenging, particularly on the Friday. The building is on the LRT route, a short distance from the Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT Station. Please consider using public transit. There will be easier options for parking on Saturday.**   This seminar is designed to help therapists develop a…

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