Lauren Heft, Claire Morress, Emily Dragoo, Emily Blessing, Julia Shaw; School-Based Occupational Therapists’ Use of Assistive Technology. Am J Occup Ther 2016;70(4_Supplement_1):7011515273. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5126
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Date Presented 4/8/2016
School-based occupational therapists in Ohio were surveyed about their use of assistive technology (AT) in the school system. Results emphasize the need for training and continuing education to increase therapists’ confidence and frequency with which they consider AT for their students.
Primary Author and Speaker: Lauren Heft
Additional Authors and Speakers: Emily Dragoo, Emily Blessing, Julia Shaw,
Contributing Author: Claire Morress
How confident are school-based occupational therapists in providing assistive technology (AT) and services to children receiving services under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act?
What types of AT devices and services are provided by school-based occupational therapists, and how frequently are they provided?
What challenges do school-based occupational therapists face when providing AT and services?
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