Learn how the student function assessment (SFA) can be used as a team-based assessment to facilitate communication between educators servicing students with a variety of conditions to participate in their current educational setting and achieve their educational goals. Part 1 of this course will review foundational information of the SFA and how it can be used to identify academic and non-academic goal areas, in addition to identifying appropriate accommodations to support the student in their least restrictive environment: Part 2 of this course will review our major sensory systems and how to assist educators with implementing sensorimotor techniques to promote participation in the classroom.
Course created on December 5, 2022
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to accurately identify how a physical therapist can support a student in their least restrictive environment.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the three parts of the School Function Assessment with regard to how it can be utilized to facilitate program planning, selecting appropriate goals, and developing accommodations for students.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the major sensory systems.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three sensorimotor strategies to improve participation for students.
|0-5 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|5-15 Minutes||Background of the School Function Assessment and role of school-PT|
|15-45 Minutes||Review case description and application of the Student Functional Assessment|
|45-65 Minutes||Outcome of the Student Functional Assessment|
|65-80 Minutes||Recognizing the current demands in education and the sensory system|
|80-95 Minutes||Benefits of applying sensorimotor strategies in the education setting|
|95-115 Minutes||Examples of integrating sensorimotor strategies in the classroom|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, PCS
Jessica Kowalski, PT, DPT, PCS, earned her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University in 2008 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Midwestern University in 2012. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy and a certified Level 1 and Level 2 Theratog Fitter. Jessica has practiced in a variety of pediatric settings: early intervention, inpatient, outpatient, private practice, aquatics, and presently in a school-based environment. She previously taught pediatric coursework for Baker College, continuing education courses focusing on Idiopathic Toe Walking, and currently serves as Adjunct Faculty with Grand Valley State University in the Lifespan Motor Development and Pediatric Management courses. Her professional interests include clinical education, professional development, and utilizing a multi-system approach to understanding motor dysfunction. Jessica is the Chair and a co-founding member of the Pediatric Special Interest Group for the APTA Michigan Chapter and an article reviewer for the Cerebral Palsy Mobility Clinical Practice Guidelines.
Financial: Jessica Kowalski has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Jessica Kowalski has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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