OTH 616: Evaluation & Intervention: School Based Practice with Lab

This course focuses on the application of educationally relevant occupational therapy service provision to support the school age child with specialized learning needs in the context of the public or private school setting.  Lecture topics inlcude: legislation, understanding eligibility for special education services, collaborative team building, screening, assessment, developing, planning and implementing educationally relevant interventions, models of service delivery, documentation, the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) process, issues related to diversity, transitions from school to adult services, policy development, and alternative strategies for supporting children in the educational process.  Laboratory experiences focus on administration of and interpretation of assessments, and intervention strategies through use of case students, videotape cases, and actual fieldwork cases.


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