Occupational therapists specially trained in accessibility issues and legislative compliance are crucial to targeting barriers and providing solutions to maximize safety, independence, working and learning for students and staff with disabilities in educational environments. Design solutions must be appropriate for a variety of populations and ages to adequately address accessible design and construction guidelines and technologies and may have to address compliance with a variety of state and federal guidelines. This seminar will provide an introduction to this specialty area of service delivery.
Course created on August 24, 2018
Course Type: Text
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Context And Environment; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); IACET/0.2; NBCOT/2.5 Intermediate, Pediatrics; RESNA/0.2 Intermediate
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the issues involved in assessment and design of environments for children and adults with disabilities in a variety of educational, play and community based settings.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize solutions to some of the challenges in programming, technology, and environmental design to remove barriers for specialized populations in both private and public facilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to list unusual problems and solutions using actual case studies of projects where cross-disciplinary team building between medical and design/build professionals was successfully implemented.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify a wish list of priorities using a needs assessment and team building approach including environmental design and specialized products for children and adults to promote learning, working, safety, and independence.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize technical assistance and funding resources on design guidelines, funding of modifications, equipment, and new construction design guidelines.
|15-75 Minutes||Legislation, design guidelines and assessment tools|
|75-90 Minutes||Team building and community resources|
|90-115 Minutes||Problems and solutions for ADA, 504, and IDEA compliance; Fair housing issues will be presented as well|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
Ms. Shamberg has 35 years experience in program management, professional development, therapy services, expert witness and accessibility consultation for both public and private agencies, businesses, insurance companies, health care systems, and educational institutions. She represents AOTA on the ANSI/ICC 117.2 architectural access design committee. Abilities OT accessibility consultation projects include ADA, 504, and safety compliance and universal design of museums, playgrounds, schools, businesses, and housing projects. In addition to hundreds of international presentations on accessibility and community based services, Shoshana teaches the only internet-based mentoring program on accessibility consultation for medical and design/build professionals. She has authored numerous articles and publications, including textbook chapters and position papers and has appeared on radio and TV as an expert. She is an occupational therapist, Brain Gym instructor, and Certified Irlen Diagnostician.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Context and Environment Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 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.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America
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