Best Practices in Universal Design for Learning (Chapter 20)
Author & CE Development: Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP
Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
Course Information:This course is based on Chapter 20 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. With this informative course, you will learn about the roles of the occupational therapy practitioner related to principles of Universal Design for Learning. You will have knowledge that promotes your ability to apply the unique expertise of an occupational therapy practitioner to student-centered activity, environmental, AT and tool analysis and advocate for appropriate instructional and environmental design. The course provides a useful web resource. You will complete a CE exam to assess your learning.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Compare the relationship between Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning.
2. Identify the role of the occupational therapy practitioner related to the three principles of Universal Design for Learning.
3. Differentiate between the tools and strategies implemented as part of a Universal Design for Learning Approach and Assistive Technology.
4. Discuss the SETT framework and its relationship to a Universal Design for Learning Approach.
5. Identify the importance of technology and environmental intervention competencies. Discuss resources to guide the development of competencies.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA