This course provides information about responsibilities for students with disabilities in fieldwork under the law. It looks at the roles and the responsibilities of faculty, academic institutions, fieldwork educators, fieldwork sites, and students with a disability in the accommodations process.
Course created on May 9, 2017
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Intermediate, Professional Issues; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-604776; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Intermediate, Admin And Management
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the current definitions of "disability" in the ADA Amendments Act in relation to student fieldwork experiences and placement procedures.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the roles and responsibilities of faculty, academic institutions, fieldwork educators, fieldwork sites, and students with a disability in the accommodations process.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize how to serve as an advocate for fieldwork educators and students with disabilities to further the goal of AOTA's Centennial Vision to achieve a "diverse workforce".
|0-10 Minutes||Introduction; Rehabilitation Act|
|10-30 Minutes||History of the ADA & Regulations; History of the Supreme Court ADA Rulings and Impact of Rulings|
|30-40 Minutes||Review of ADA Amendments Act, Purpose, implications, and Definitions; Title I, II, III and Application to Clinical Sites and Academic Sites|
|40-45 Minutes||Reasonable Accommodations Definitions|
|45-60 Minutes||The Class Room vs. the Clinic - Who is responsible for what?The Reasonable Accommodations Process - High School vs. CollegeResponsibilities of the Student with a Disability, the Academic Institution|
|60-70 Minutes||Procedures for AccommodationsInstitutions Obligations Technical Standards|
|70-75 Minutes||Impact of the ADA Amendments Act|
|75-90 Minutes||Faculty Responsibility What are faculty entitled to? Responsibilities of the Clinical Site; Preventing Issues at Fieldwork Sites the Dialogue Method - Advocacy|
|90-100 Minutes||Advocacy - Examples of Reasonable Accommodations in the Field and Acommodations Probably Not Required|
|100-110 Minutes||Failing Students, Disclosure of Disabilities; Administrative Complaints and Case Law|
|110-115 Minutes||Case Law for the Student/for the School/Second Chances|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
JD OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau, JD, OTR/L, FAOTA, DASPE, CCM, CDMS, CPE is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified disability management specialist, and a person with a disability. She is a Professor, (working remotely) and Program Director of Idaho State University’s Occupational Therapy Program and a consultant to the United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment Program
Dr. Kornblau is a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in the U.S. Senate, where she worked on disability issues. She is a Past President of the American Occupational Therapy Association and a past chair of the AOTA Commission on Standards and Ethics. She is the current Advocacy and Policy Coordinator of AOTA’s Rehabilitation and Disability Special Interest Section. As an attorney, she litigated cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, involving discrimination in employment, state and local government services, and health care services. Dr. Kornblau has presented nationally and internationally and is widely published.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Issues 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, General (FL), Management (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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