Author & CE Development: Leslie Lynn Jackson, MEd, OT, FAOTA
Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
Course Information:This course is based on Chapter 24 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course informs you about the role school occupational therapy plays in supporting students protected under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. As occupational therapy practitioners in school settings, our knowledge of student participation and engagement is valuable to help schools offer equal educational opportunities for all students. Complete exam questions to assess your learning related to this course.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Identify the application of Section 504 considering various circumstances.
2. Describe specific steps to determine a child’s learning needs under Section 504.
3. Explain services provided to support a child’s learning under Section 504.
4. Distinguish when services should be provided under Section 504 versus IDEA.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA