Children with learning disabilities often struggle in multiple areas of occupational performance. This course helps with understanding the characteristics and treatment of learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD in the pediatric population. Throughout this course, we will focus on practical treatment ideas to improve outcomes. Goal writing while considering the utilization of a strengths-based approach is discussed.
Course created on March 2, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.15 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, 03967; CE Broker/1.5 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 #20-904737; IACET/0.2; IBCCES/1.5; NBCOT PDUs/1.88 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize multiple types of learning disorders including the signs/symptoms of each.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least 5 accommodations and treatment strategies for children with learning disorders to best achieve occupation-based goals.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify strengths-based goals in children with learning disorders.
|5-30 Minutes||Discussion of multiple types of learning disorders and review of research|
|30-40 Minutes||Discussion of OTPF and various terms/verbiage for assessment and documentation|
|40-55 Minutes||Assessment of learning disorder impact on occupational performance|
|55-75 Minutes||Treatment strategies and accommodations for multiple types of learning disorders|
|75-85 Minutes||Goal setting for children with learning disorders and ADD/ADHD|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS
Cara Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS, is an author of the award-winning Pocket Occupational Therapist Book Series, is a pediatric occupational therapist. She specializes in trauma-informed care, behavior, interoception, and autism. As an educational speaker, Cara incorporates her expertise as a mother of two children with autism. She has published six books and has over 98,000 followers on her blog and social media channels. Cara is also a children’s YOGA instructor.
In addition to her books, Dr. Koscinski regularly blogs and creates fun products for those who work with children who have special needs. She serves on the Advisory Board of Autism Asperger’s Digest Magazine. Dr. Koscinski just earned her certification as an autism specialist (CAS).
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03967. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.15 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery 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 1.5 hours, 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) 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.
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 0.2 CEUs for this program.
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 1.5 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.88 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.