Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Finally, there is a text available that addresses the specific pediatric skills set necessary for both students preparing to become Occupational Therapy Assistants and existing practitioners. This valuable resource delivers this pertinent knowledge in a succinct, straightforward format. Written by skilled and expert professionals, Developmental Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant employs an interdisciplinary perspective to explain pediatric clinical foundations and practical application activities. Additionally, the general information on foundational occupational therapy theories and frames of reference is provided. The seamless integration of this material enables the reader to develop a complete understanding of the information and, more importantly, apply that knowledge in a clinical setting. Many unique features are included in this dynamic text to foster learning. Included within each chapter are short case studies designed to promote discussion and exploration, and supplemental activities to support the theories presented. Diverse illustrations and expandable charts are also incorporated to reinforce important concepts. Developmental Foundations of Pediatric Practice for the Occupational Therapy Assistant is the perfect resource for both OTA students and practitioners. Appendices Include: Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics Standards of Practice for Occupational Therapy Guide for Supervision of Occupational Therapy Personnel Roles and Responsibilities of the Occupational Therapist and the Occupational Therapy Assistant during the delivery of Occupational Therapy services Public Law 105-17 Individual with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 Developmental Milestones Charts Reflexes Chart