Meeting the Needs of Autistic Adults

Course: #4398Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

This course will define autism and describe the lived experience of autistic adults, including common core strengths and challenges. It will also provide strategies, technology, and other supports.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Performance Patterns; CE Broker/1.0 Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-735008; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define autism and describe the lived experience of autistic adults, including common core strengths and challenges.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss 5 strategies occupational therapists can use to improve occupational participation in autistic adults and enhance their quality of life.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the role of technology, assistive devices/tools, and other supports for autistic adults to them help manage daily living, social, and occupational needs.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Defining autism in adults; Demographics; Under-diagnosis; Diagnosis as an Adult
15-25 Minutes The lived experience—what qualitative studies have shown
25-35 Minutes Strengths and challenges from the Autistic adult and Occupational therapist perspectives
35-45 Minutes Occupational therapy strategies to improve occupational participation in autistic adults and enhance their quality of life
45-55 Minutes Technology, assistive devices, and other supports and services for autistic adults
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Barbara Kornblau and Scott Robertson received an honorarium for presenting these course materials. Non-financial: Barbara Kornblau and Scott Robertson have 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.

Course participation information

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Performance Patterns 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, Live, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related to Direct Hands-On Patient Care (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 (Intermediate level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.