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Behavioral And Daily Challenges In Children With Autism

Course: #4891Level: Introductory1 Hour 413 Reviews
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This course will describe the behavioral challenges of occupational performance for children with autism. The ways in which children show difficulty with behavior will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the fact that behavior is a form of communication. The use of strategies and supports that OTs can employ to ease the transition, improve task initiation and completion, and better improve overall engagement in occupation will be presented. Numerous strategies will be discussed to facilitate participation in ADLs of children with autism.

Course created on October 1, 2020

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, 00640; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-717375; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Pediatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize behavioral challenges as a form of communication in children with autism.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify potential behavioral meltdowns during occupational performance prior to their occurrence.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize tools/behavior techniques-including visual, interoceptive, multisensory, and mindfulness to assist students prior to and during difficult times.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Review of current literature from OT sources about behavior and affect on occupational performance in children with autism.
20-35 Minutes Case study; Discussion about autism and behavioral issues.
35-50 Minutes Review of suggested OT interventions and recommendations for OT in pediatric settings to decrease behavior.
50-55 Minutes Future Implications and conclusions
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Cara Koscinski received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Cara Koscinski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 00640. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.