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Occupational Therapy for Children- Module 7: Early Intervention, School-Based OT, Visual & Hearing Impairments

Product #
1085OT
Type
OT/COTA
Hours
10
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course is derived from the textbook Occupational Therapy for Children by Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L.  Occupational Therapy for Children focuses on children from infancy to adolescence and gives comprehensive coverage of both conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. The course includes author contributions, new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends to keep the therapist in step with the changes in pediatric OT practice.  The text provides a strong focus on evidence-based practice with the addition of key research notes and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. 

This course covers chapters 23, 24 and 25

  • Chapter 23: Early Intervention
  • Chapter 24: School-Based Occupational Therapy
  • Chapter 25: Services for Children with Visual or Hearing Impairments 

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants 

Educational Level:

Intermediate

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

 1.  Identify the components of the IDEA legislation
 2.  Recognize the process of coaching
 3.  Recognize challenges to natural therapy and successful interventions
 4.  Identify interventions in working with medically fragile children
 5.  Differentiate between Dunn's four main types of sensory processing difficulties
 6.  Identify the Principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
 7.  Recognize disability categories
 8.  List the advantages to an IEP team
 9.  List fine motor interventions to improve school functioning
10. Identify intervention strategies when consulting
11. Recognize the occupational therapists role in school mental health
12. Recognize the leading causes of visual impairment in young children
13. Identify signs and symptoms of visual problems
14. Recognize behavioral symptoms that can accompany visual problems
15. Differentiate between common occupational therapy services for visual problems
16. Recognize special techniques and strategies for visual problems
17. Identify techniques to prepare an adolescent with visual impairment for adulthood
18. Identify risk indicators associated with permanent congenital, delayed-onset, or      progressive hearing loss in childhood
19. Differentiate between intervention goals and methods for children with visual and      hearing impairments
20. Recognize backwards chaining and other special techniques and strategies for working    with children with multisensory impairment 

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Alabama
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Alaska
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Arizona
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Arkansas
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California
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Colorado
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Connecticut
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Delaware
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District of Columbia
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Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
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Hawaii
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Idaho
N/A
Illinois
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Indiana
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Iowa
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Kansas
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Kentucky
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Louisiana
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Maine
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Maryland
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Massachusetts
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Michigan
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Minnesota
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Mississippi
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Missouri
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Montana
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Nebraska
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Nevada
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New Hampshire
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New Jersey
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New Mexico
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New York
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North Carolina
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North Dakota
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Ohio
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Oklahoma
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Oregon
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Pennsylvania
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Rhode Island
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South Carolina
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South Dakota
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Tennessee
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Texas
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Utah
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Vermont
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Virginia
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Washington
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West Virginia
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Wisconsin
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Wyoming
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