Texas Health and Human Services
Early Childhood Intervention Services
Department of Aging and Disability - This agency's function has moved to Texas Health and Human Services.
Department of State Health Services
Texas Administrative Code (look up other agencies' rules)
Previous Versions of the OT Rules: To access previous versions of the OT Rules, click this link. Next, enter %occupational% under Agency Name and click the "Find" button. You will then be taken to a screen with the rule sections. After you have selected the desired section and are brought to that screen, select the Historical option in the upper left corner for previous versions.
Applicants for a license must graduate from an Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) accredited OT or OTA program. AOTA's ACOTE offers a look up of all accredited programs and developing programs on its website:
The Board does not license aides, techs, or anyone who has not graduated from an accredited occupational therapy or occupational therapy assistant program (college or university).
This information is not part of TBOTE, as TBOTE has no rules about specific reimbursement sources' billing or insurance requirements, for example. The Board is not responsible for this material.