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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OCTA 151 - Occupation: Infant to Adult

Introduces intervention and management of services to infants through young adults with developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, and multiple disabilities. In addition to wellness issues, cognitive, physical, vocational, educational, and psychosocial needs of the individual will be explored. Occupational therapy (OT) evaluations, intervention methods appropriate to habilitation, and remediation of specific client deficits will be discussed. Students will understand the difference between educational and medical models of service. Overview of state and federal laws that impact OT’s role within the natural environment, school, and other settings will be discussed. Assistive technology will be explored as identified for home, school, and work settings. Identification of wellness programs and emerging practice areas will be emphasized. Prerequisite(s): C or better in BIOL 142, OCTA 134, and PSYC 232.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)