Poster Session  |   July 2015
Developing the Role of Occupational Therapy in Transitioning Programming for Students With Disabilities
Author Affiliations
  • Eastern Kentucky University
Article Information
Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / School-Based Practice / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   July 2015
Developing the Role of Occupational Therapy in Transitioning Programming for Students With Disabilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911510210p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6086
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911510210p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6086
Abstract

Date Presented 4/18/2015

Occupational therapists have the expertise to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Yet they are rarely engaged in required transition services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In this research, I present how therapists developed a new role and implemented transition services.