About The Society

Established in 1973, the Prince Edward Island Occupational Therapy Society (PEIOTS) is a provincial professional association representing occupational therapists on Prince Edward Island.

The Society promotes the occupational therapy profession, represents the interests of its members to health care decision-makers, connects members with each other and supports members' professional development needs.

Our Purpose

  • To promote the profession of occupational therapy in the province of Prince Edward Island
  • To represent the interests of the membership to governments, educational institutions, other professions, businesses, and to the public
  • To support the professional needs of occupational therapists in Prince Edward Island
  • To enhance the development and maintenance of liaison/relationships with other groups such as unions, regulators, educators, as well as provincial and national organizations

PEI Occupational Therapy Society Executive Committee

The Prince Edward Island Occupational Therapy Society currently has a four-member executive committee. This committee is a volunteer group of occupational therapists. The society could not operate without the dedicated support of its members.

Current committee members:

  • Allyson McDonell, Spokesperson
  • Jennifer Neill, Treasurer
  • Melissa MacDonald-Myers, Secretary
  • Linsday Reid, ACOTPA Representative
  • Marilee Miller, CAOT Board Member
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Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation

Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation supports research and scholarship in the field of occupational therapy. It is focused on generating, receiving and maintaining funds and developing mechanisms for granting awards to individuals and organizations for research and scholarships. Learn more

Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation - COTF

How do I become an Occupational Therapist?

To work as an occupational therapist on Prince Edward Island, you must complete a university degree, pass a certification exam and be registered with the PEI College of Occupational Therapists.

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University Programs for Occupational Therapy in Canada