In order to support efforts to increase student participation and improve studentperformance in literacy activities, school-based occupational therapy and physicaltherapy practitioners must understand the sequence of literacy development, the scope of skills involved and the accessibility issues that can arise for struggling learners. Interventions appropriate for OT and PT at individual, group and systems levels will be discussed.
Course created on April 18, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize two aspects of literacy that are problematic for students with disabilities.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify personal and environmental barriers to literacy development in struggling learners.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe interventions that increase participation and performance in literacy activities at school, appropriate to the domains of occupational therapists and physical therapists.
|5-15 Minutes||National statistics on reading and writing|
|15-20 Minutes||The reading/writing connection|
|20-25 Minutes||Relevance of literacy to school-based OTs and PTs|
|25-35 Minutes||Literacy development|
|35-45 Minutes||Including literacy in OT and PT evaluation|
|45-55 Minutes||OT and PT interventions for literacy challenges|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q and A|
Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA
Jean E. Polichino, OTR, MS, FAOTA has 26 years of experience managing and administering early intervention and related services for school districts and charter schools in the greater Houston area. She is a former chairperson of the Early Intervention and Schools Special Interest Section for the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. and continues to be an active contributor to professional publications on issues related to school practice. She is currently working as a consultant to Texas school districts offering assistance with management of therapy services as well as professional development for school therapists.
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