CAOT Launches Its First Children's Book - Media advisory - CAOT 2009 Annual Conference

    OTTAWA, June 5 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Association of Occupational
Therapists (CAOT) is pleased to present Paulette Bourgeois, renowned
children's author of the beloved Franklin the Turtle Series, as they launch
their new children's book, "You, Me and my OT,"( illustrated by Kristi
Bridgeman). Ms. Bourgeois began her career as an occupational therapist and
was happy to revisit her roots in writing this book.
    In her book, Ms. Bourgeois tells the story of Emma, a feisty young girl
with cerebral palsy who participates in everyday classroom occupations with
the help of her occupational therapist Katie. This book is targeted towards an
audience of children in grades one to three as well as their parents, teachers
and other caregivers.

    When:     Saturday, June 6, 2009 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Where:    Chapters, 47 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON

    Who:      Author Paulette Bourgeois will be in attendance for a reading
              and book signing, occupational therapist representatives.

    Books will be available for sale at the launch for $9.95 in English and
French or through CAOT's online store after June 8, 2009.

For further information:

For further information: Cheryl Evans, Communications Coordinator,
Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, (613) 523-2268 ext. 225,
Cell: (613) 601-3932

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