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.
Live WebinarTue, 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
- After this course, participants will be able to define autism and describe the lived experience of autistic adults, including common core strengths and challenges.
- After 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.
- After 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.
|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|
Barbara Kornblau, JD, OT/L, FAOTA
Barbara L. Kornblau is an attorney, an occupational therapist, a certified case manager, a certified pain educator, and a past President of AOTA, who has been in private practice, on and off throughout her 30+ year career in occupational therapy, and mentored and consulted with other occupational therapists starting out in private practice. She is an adjunct professor at Florida A&M University and Rocky Mountain School of the Health Professions. She is a consultant to the United Spinal Association Pathways to Employment Program and the American Association on Health and Disabilities Breast Cancer Awareness for Women with Disabilities Program. She is also a consultant to developing OTD programs. She has hundreds of presentations and publications on topics related to occupational therapy practice, case management, and legal issues. Barbara is also the mother to two adult autistic sons.
Scott Robertson, PhD
Dr. Scott Michael Robertson, an autistic adult, has led national efforts to increase life opportunities for autistic youth and adults through nonprofit leadership, service in government, and consulting on service system development. He has served as the Founding Vice President of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), a national nonprofit organization, and as a Public Member of the federal Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. Dr. Robertson has collaborated on adult-focused autism research studies, published five referred journal articles, and presented nearly 200 presentations and trainings in his career, including 28 keynote addresses.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
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