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News from Member Organisations June 2021 - Argentina

Renato - National Network of Occupational Therapy - February 27th

Renato - National Network of Occupational Therapy: Each representative of the Associations, Groups, Colleges, Branches and Provincial Referents of TO that make up the RENATO deal with the following topics:

- National Nomenclator of Benefits

- Specialties for professional practice.

- Participation in the National Disability Agency work commissions


María Elena Torres - March 6th

The AATO regrets the loss of our colleague María Elena Torres, a member of the gerontology chapter and a reference in the area. We convey our condolences to her family.


The AATO regrets the loss of colleague Blanca Rango, class of 1972, graduated from ENTO (national school of occupational therapy) and resident in Tandil. We convey our condolences to her family and friends.

New chapter: OT in the Work Field - March 7th

The new AATO chapter of OT in the Work Field presents the bases for the presentation of summaries for the first course that this chapter organizes for mid 2021: “Roles, practices, contexts and experiences of OT in the workplace”.

Approval of Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata - March 9th

The AATO congratulates the UNMDP (National University of Mar del Plata) whose program meets the minimum standards for the education of occupational therapists, undoubtedly an international recognition. With this, there are already several Universities that carried out the monitoring of the WFOT, hopefully soon there will be more!


OT Civil Association in San Juan - March 20th

We celebrated the 1st Assembly of the OT Civil Association in San Juan. We are consolidating our National OT Network, developing and strengthening our grassroots organizations!


OT residencies and concurrences in Argentina - April 10th

With great joy we invite you to the first pre-Congress activity organized by and for Students of OT! “Discussion: OT residencies and concurrences in Argentina”.

First International Congress "Autism and Neurodiversity" - May 14th-16th

First International Congress "Autism and Neurodiversity": organized from the Rosario Neurodiversity Foundation together with the Inter-American Open University.

It was declared of Legislative Interest by the Chamber of Deputies of the Province of Santa Fe and we await the declaration of Educational Interest as well. Its free and open nature to the community represents a very profitable opportunity for health professionals.