This unit will give opportunities for students to study the impact of learning disabilities on children's home and school occupational performance. During the semester, students will study: various explanations learning disorders; common assessment procedures used by occupational therapists to identify problems; and interventions. The focus will be on direct intervention as experienced in private practice occupational therapy for children and consultation with schools. Students will be required to test at least one young child (typical child, rather than child with difficulties) aged between 5 and 9 years.
|Academic unit||Participation Sciences|
|Unit name||OT in Learning and Co-ord Difficulties|
|Semester 1, 2021|
|Attendance mode||Normal day|
|Available to study abroad and exchange students||
Teaching staff and contact details
|Coordinator||Chris Chapparo, firstname.lastname@example.org|