Best Practices in the Use of Assistive Technology to Enhance Participation (Chapter 43)
Authors: Denise Decoste, EdD, OTR, Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA and Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, CE Development: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA and Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
Course Information:This course is based on Chapter 43 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course provides important contextual information about the use of assistive technology in schools and occupational therapy’s role in maximizing student participation. Best practices in assistive technology evaluation are explored in the book chapter. CE exam questions assess your learning.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Describe the role of the occupational therapy practitioner in providing assistive technology in the schools.
2. Explain the levels of technology and the continuum of assistive technology devices used in the schools to support student learning.
3. Describe the importance and process of task analysis related to the identification of appropriate assistive technology for a particular student.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA