Our Midwest regional specialty site features OT news and articles from IL, WI, IN, IA, KS, NE, MN, MO, ND and SD.

State Spotlight: Iowa

Occupational therapists in the Hawkeye State are in 'high demand.'


sensory integration

Bringing Movement to Preschool

OTs can promote this critical childhood development skill.

guest editorial

What's Old is New Again

What it's really like to be an OT in an inpatient hospital.

How a Brain Tumor Re-shaped My Perspective

A candid account of an OT who survived a serious medical condition.

Redefining Care Delivery

OT associations in 13 states craft professional role, services for healthcare reform

State Spotlights


MOTA is working to ensure continued coverage for OT services under Medicaid and MNCare.


The state's occupational therapy association is keeping an eye on impending changes to Medicaid.


Read more about Indiana here!

South Dakota

Read more about South Dakota here!

North Dakota

Read more about North Dakota here!


Read more about Wisconsin here!

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A Haiti Relief Story

A Haiti Relief Story

A North Dakota nurse practitioner volunteers in Haiti.


Gaming for Health

Gaming for Health

Interactive gaming systems at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.


Easy-to-do Videomodeling

Easy-to-do Videomodeling

Watching themselves succeed at a task makes that job much easier for children afterwards.



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