The foundations of the upper extremity mobility needed for written communication will be reviewed in this course. Participants will also learn about fine motor and visual-motor skills that support written communication.
Course created on August 24, 2022
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 04851; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (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 #20-937252; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the foundational skills of upper extremity development for handwriting.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the pyramid for learning and strategies used for promoting skills used in handwriting.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the resources necessary to build treatment sessions and for further fine motor acquisition.
|5-10 Minutes||Foundational hand skills|
|10-20 Minutes||Developmental factors/stages|
|20-25 Minutes||Analysis of handwriting|
|35-45 Minutes||Pyramid of learning|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
MOT, OTR/L, ASD-CS
Megan Paben received her master’s degree in occupational therapy at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha Nebraska in 2007. Megan began her career as a school therapist in rural Nebraska serving several small schools. After two years in the school setting, Megan transitioned into an outpatient pediatric clinic working with a variety of different diagnoses and worked as the marketing coordinator. After a couple of years, Megan took over the manager position within the medical clinic. During this time, she worked in a school within the community as well as worked with the adult population clinic that was connected to her medical clinic. In 2018, Megan and her family relocated to Colorado where she is an occupational therapist for a growing school district. In her current position, Megan is the lead motor staff member, she serves 5 center-based classrooms for social communication as well as affective needs. Megan is a Crisis Prevention Intervention trainer for her district. She also is an Autism Spectrum Disorders Clinical Specialist.
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