URTA members – we have two urgent legislative matters that need your attention! 1.) On 2/15/2018 The US House of Representatives voted on HR 620, the “ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017”. The bill is now in the US Senate. There is significant concern among disability groups about this bill because it shifts the … More Urgent Legislative Matters!
Are you interested in becoming more actively involved in URTA and the future of the recreational therapy profession? The URTA Legislative Committee is looking for additional members to help advance the profession. Student members are welcome and encouraged to join! It is important, you would be able to attend some Executive Committee meetings monthly and … More Serve on an URTA Legislative Sub-Committee!
In celebration of recreation therapy month, URTA is excited to announce our first ever “Recreation Therapy Day on the Hill”. We are shouting out to all licensed recreation therapy professionals to join us Monday February 22, to go to Capitol Hill and meet with our legislators to educate them about the importance of Recreation Therapy. 8am: … More Recreation Therapy Day on the Hill
Dear Friends, Our field, recreation therapy, is at a critical juncture, and the profession needs your help! We need everyone to do their part! The process is simple and can be completed in a short amount of time. There is legislation that has been introduced in the US House of Representatives called H.R. 1906: The … More Support Recreation Therapy by Passing H.R. 1906!