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Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Community Mobility and Driving / Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / School-Based Practice / Continuing Education
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Continuing Education
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, January/February 2013, Vol. 67, 126. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.1.126
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, January/February 2013, Vol. 67, 126. doi:10.5014/ajot.67.1.126
AOTA Self-Paced Clinical Courses
Collaborating for Student Success: A Guide for School-Based Occupational Therapy.Edited by Barbara Hanft, MA, OTR, FAOTA, and Jayne Shepherd, MS, OTR, FAOTA. Practical guide highlights how occupational therapists collaborate effectively with family and education partners in schools and connect collaboration to the mandate in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) to help students participate in the general curriculum. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3023, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Dysphagia Care and Related Feeding Concerns for Adults, 2nd Edition.Edited by Wendy Avery, MS, OTR/L. Dysphagia second edition is an up-to-date resource and educational tool for practitioners to provide skilled care and broaden their knowledge of interventions and approaches with dysphagia clients. Includes “The Dynamic Swallow” CD with diagrams, animations, and videofluoroscopic images of the normal and abnormal swallow. Earn 1.5 AOTA CEUs (18.75 NBCOT PDUs/15 contact hours). Order #3028, AOTA Members: $285, Nonmembers: $385.
Early Childhood: Occupational Therapy Services for Children Birth to Five.Edited by Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Provides a journey of occupational therapy in early childhood to develop readers’ perspectives, knowledge, and skills and improve the ability of practitioners to have a positive impact on the lives of children and families, teachers, and child care providers. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3026, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Driving and Community Mobility: Occupational Therapy Strategies Across the Lifespan.Edited by Mary Jo McGuire, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Elin Schold Davis, OTR/L, CDRS. Researchers and clinicians offer expert guidance for occupational therapy’s work in the ever-developing practice area of driving and community mobility. Objectives include broadening focus from driving rehabilitation to comprehensive community mobility, ethical responsibility for occupational therapists, structuring behavior, delineating assessments, and physical factors. Earn 2 AOTA CEUs (25 NBCOT PDUs/20 contact hours). Order #3031, AOTA Members: $259, Nonmembers: $359.
Strategies to Advance Gerontology Excellence: Promoting Best Practice in Occupational Therapy.Edited by Susan Coppola, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA; Sharon J. Elliott, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA; and Pamela E. Toto, MS, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA. Illuminates the aging process from an occupational perspective and showcases the unique expertise of occupational therapy in gerontology practice. It is an excellent tool for advanced-level practitioners to support the self-appraisal portfolio and professional development plan necessary to qualify for the advanced-practice AOTA Board Certification in Gerontology (BCG). Earn 3 AOTA CEUs (37.5 NBCOT PDUs/30 contact hours). Order #3024, AOTA Members: $245, Nonmembers: $345.
AOTA Online Courses
Understanding the Assistive Technology Process to Promote School-Based Occupation.Beth Goodrich, MS, MEd, OTR, ATP; Lynn Gitlow, PhD, OTR/L, ATP; and Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP. Provides occupational therapy practitioners with knowledge of the AT process as delivered in schools and how it can assist practitioners in considering the use of technology to increase student participation in meaningful school-based occupations. Earn 1 AOTA CEU (12.5 NBCOT PDUs/10 contact hours). Order #OL31, AOTA Members: $225, Nonmembers: $320.
Occupational Therapy in School-Based Practice: Contemporary Issues and Trends (Core Session and 10 Elective Sessions).Edited by Yvonne Swinth, PhD, OTR/L. Practical information for service delivery and intervention strategies in school-based settings with Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the philosophy of education, and the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework as basis of the presentation. Elective sessions customize study. Core Session—Earn 1 AOTA CEU (12.5 NBCOT PDUs/10 contact hours). Order #OLSBC, AOTA Members: $225, Nonmembers: $320. See elective sessions CE and pricing at http://store.aota.org.
Falls Prevention Online Course Series.Presentations by Elizabeth W. Peterson, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Roberta Newton, PhD, PT, FGSA; and Elena Wong Espiritu, MA, OTR/L.
  • Falls Module I—Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Overview, Evaluation, and Assessments. Application of core concepts that examine falls issues and risk factors. Earn .6 AOTA CEU (7.5 NBCOT PDUs/6 contact hours). Order #OL34, AOTA Members: $210, Nonmembers: $299.

  • Falls Module II—Falls Among Older Adults in the Hospital Setting: Overview, Assessment, and Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk. Occupational therapy in both individualized and systemwide, hospital-based fall prevention programs. Earn .2 AOTA CEU (2.5 NBCOT PDUs/2 contact hours). Order #OL35, AOTA Members: $158, Nonmembers: $225.

  • Falls Module III—Preventing Falls Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults—Intervention Strategies for Occupational Therapy Practitioners. Evidence-based intervention strategies among older adults who are well or live with chronic diseases. Earn .45 AOTA CEU (5.63 NBCOT PDUs/4.5 contact hours). Order #OL36, AOTA Members: $158, Nonmembers: $225.

AOTA Autism Specialty Conference Webcasts
Fully narrated slide presentations with practical content to enhance knowledge and skills and provide specialty conference experience at home. These webcasts do not require a course exam. Purchase all 10 webcasts together and save 50%.Earn 13.5 contact hours. Order #WA1000K, AOTA Members: $175, Nonmembers: $250.
  • Social Participation and Communication Strategies for Individuals With Autism Across the Lifespan.Lisa A. Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L, and Zosia Zaks, MEd, CRC.Earn 2.75 contact hours. Order #WA1002, AOTA Members: $65, Nonmembers: $94.

  • AOTA and You: Working Together to Promote the Policy and Practice of Occupational Therapy for Persons With Autism.Marcy M. Buckner, JD; Sandra Schefkind, MS, OTR/L; and Chuck Willmarth.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1003, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • Evidence-Based Review of Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders.Jane Case-Smith, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1004, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • You Say “Deficit,” I Say “Defines Me”: Daring to Celebrate the Unique Contributions of People on the Autism Spectrum.Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1005, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • A Family Affair: The Voices of Parents and Individuals With Autism.Janet V. DeLany, DEd, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Barbara B. Demchick, MS, OTR/L.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1006, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Professional Collaboration to Maximize Successful Participation Across the Lifespan.Lisa Crabtree, PhD, OTR/L.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1007, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Developing Evidence-Based Interventions in Early Childhood–Aged Children With an ASD Across Contexts.Scott Tomchek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1008, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Partnering With Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities.Kristie Patten Koenig, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn 1.5 contact hours. Order #WA1009, AOTA Members: $40, Nonmembers: $57.

  • Emerging as Leaders in Autism Research and Practice.Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.Earn .75 contact hour. Order #WA1010, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

  • Community Partnerships—Panel Presentation by Autism Society and Easter Seals.Marguerite Kirst Colston, MS, and Patricia Wright, PhD.Earn 1 contact hour. Order #WA1011, AOTA Members: $25, Nonmembers: $36.

For more details about AOTA Continuing Education, please visit www.aota.org/ce. To order SPCCs, online courses, and CEonCDs™, call 877-404-AOTA, or shop online at http://store.aota.org.
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