Join the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)

As members of SAOT, Occupational Therapists can become individual members of WFOT and be part of a global OT community!

Since 1992, SAOT has been a proud Full Member of the WFOT and an active part of the Asia Pacific Occupational Therapists Regional Group (APOTRG)

Image: Photo of Patrick Ker, President of APOTRG at the Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Symposium in 2017. The opening ceremony was graced by VIPs including the Taiwan’s Vice President 陳建仁, the Minister of Health and Welfare 陳時中 and President of WFOT (2017) Ms Marilyn Pattison.

Image: SAOT hosted a Sharing Session with 2018 WFOT President, Ms Marilyn Pattison, with members in attendance

Image: SAOT Council Meeting graced by Ms Marilyn Pattison

SAOT Ordinary Members are eligible to sign up for WFOT Individual Membership, through an annual membership call by SAOT.

Individual Members of WFOT are entitled to benefits such as:

  • Access to Exclusive Members-Only section of the WFOT website
  • Access to OTION (Occupational Therapy International Online Network) and its closed forums
  • Online Access to WFOT Bulletin and e-Newsletter
  • Eligibility to apply for WFOT’s Thelma Cardwell Foundation Award for Research

Find out more about WFOT Individual Membership Benefits HERE

Watch out for the Annual Call every December/January if you are interested to sign up for the WFOT Individual Membership!

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By signing up for WFOT membership via SAOT, you are deemed to have given implied consent to authorise, agree and consent to allow SAOT to collect, use, disclose and/ or process personal data about you, including but not limited to your name, your email address, your professional registration number with the Allied Health Professions Council of Singapore and its expiry date to WFOT. You can access the link here for more details on WFOT’s privacy policy.