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Instructional Level: Intermediate

Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: OT and PT Roles

Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: OT and PT Roles


2 Hours Instructional Level: Intermediate
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Delivery Type
$33

Description:

The following course material targets occupational and physical therapists who regularly work with, or who have an interest in working with, young adults with autism across the entire spectrum. The course includes basic information about autism spectrum disorder as well as references to the latest interventions and evaluations for functional barriers for this population. Public awareness regarding ASD has increased exponentially in the last 20 years, but the following material will cover ever-changing assumptions and provide occupational and physical therapists with an arsenal of intervention approaches to better help their patients/clients successfully reach their therapy goals. 

Full Course Description
The following course material targets occupational and physical therapists who regularly work with, or who have an interest in working with, young adults with autism across the entire spectrum. The course includes basic information about autism spectrum disorder as well as references to the latest interventions and evaluations for functional barriers for this population. Public awareness regarding ASD has increased exponentially in the last 20 years, but the following material will cover ever-changing assumptions and...

Goals & Objectives:

Course Objectives: At the end of this course the participant will be able to: 

  • Define autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to updated diagnostic criteria.
  • Recognize common disorders that often accompany ASD as well as the consequences on daily function.
  • Identify functional deficits that frequent the lives of young adults with ASD.
  • Compare and contrast OT and PT roles in working with young adults with ASD.
  • Scrutinize peer-reviewed evidence for currently effective interventions and programs.
  • Implement at least three evaluation tools for young adults with ASD in the rehabilitative setting.

Goals & Objectives:

Course Objectives: At the end of this course the participant will be able to: 

  • Define autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to updated diagnostic criteria.
  • Recognize common disorders that often accompany ASD as well as the consequences on daily function.
  • Identify functional deficits that frequent the lives of young adults with ASD.
  • Compare and contrast OT and PT roles in working with young adults with ASD.
  • Scrutinize peer-reviewed evidence for currently effective interventions and programs.
  • Implement at least three evaluation tools for young adults with ASD in the rehabilitative setting.

Disclosures:

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Contact Hours: 2 contact hour in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either: An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity  or a mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial – Meredith Chandler received payment from Colibri Healthcare, LLC for the presentation of this course. 

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

Disclosures:

TEXT COURSES

Text courses are viewed on your web browser if the online version is purchased, or sent via mail if the physical copy is purchased.

Contact Hours: 2 contact hour in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Criteria for Completion: Depending on your state requirements you will be asked to complete either: An affirmation that you have completed the educational activity  or a mandatory test (a passing score of 70 percent is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Personnel Disclosure:

Financial – Meredith Chandler received payment from Colibri Healthcare, LLC for the presentation of this course. 

Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee.

Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service

Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact us by email help@homeceu.com or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.