Official documents are documents “approved by the membership or other official body of the Association in conformance with applicable law, the Articles of Incorporation, or the Bylaws for the use of the Association and its membership” (AOTA, 2015). Items in bold are new for 2019 and are available in this supplement to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. All official documents are printed in the Reference Manual of the Official Documents of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (24th ed.; American Occupational Therapy Association, in press).

Official documents are periodically reviewed, and documents more than 5 years old may be superseded by newer versions or rescinded. A complete list of the most current documents is available at

Articles of Incorporation (2013)

Certificate of Incorporation (1917)

Bylaws (2016)

Glossary (2016)

2018 Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) Standards and Interpretive Guide (effective July 31, 2020)

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