Webcast: AOTA and You: Working Together to Promote the Policy and Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons with Autism
Speakers: Marcy M. Buckner, JD, AOTA; Sandra Schefkind, MS, OTR/L, AOTA; and Chuck Willmarth
Earn 1 contact hour (1 NBCOT PDU)
This webcast session outlines AOTA efforts in both the policy and practice of occupational therapy services for individuals with autism. The first half of the presentation profiles the current legislative activity affecting the care for persons with autism by occupational therapy practitioners and look to the future on how to capitalize these new opportunities and be ready to address the challenges. The second half of the presentation focuses on scope of practice and AOTA resources. Participants will be invited to engage in a national dialogue on the role of occupational therapy in autism by participating in virtual chats and by joining interdisciplinary coalitions.
At the conclusion of the session, learners will be able to:
- Identify AOTA practice oriented resources and activities related to autism
- Identify opportunities for advocacy, learning, and collaboration
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
Learning Level: Intermediate
Occupational Therapy Classification Code for Continuing Education
Category 3: Professional Issues, Legal, Legislative, Regulatory and Reimbursement Issues
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