Become an Accessibility Consultant - OT39

Become an Accessibility Consultant

Blending Legislation and Therapy Services

by Rebecca Martin, OTR/L, OTD
OT39
(3.7 / 271 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

The Americans with Disabilities Act provides a framework for therapy practitioners to develop accessibility consultation services, with training and knowledge of how the law can be applied to facilitate therapeutic services and accessible environments for clients with disabilities at varying levels of ability. By understanding the ADA, the practitioner can assist individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community, by promoting environments and attitudes to facilitate networking support systems, as well as supporting client and caregiver goals. The goal of independent living is defined as control over one's life based on the choice of options that minimizes reliance on others in making decisions and performing everyday activities, participating in day-to-day life in the community, fulfilling a range of social roles, and making decisions that lead to the minimization of physical and psychological dependence on others.

Objectives:

This accessibility consultation services continuing education program will introduce the practitioner to the parameters of Americans with Disabilities Act legislation and its practical application for advocacy and independent living services to enable people with disabilities to integrate into home, work, school and community environments. The client-centered approach, based on the independent living model, provides a framework for developing these important services and for understanding the role of the healthcare practitioner in supporting the client’s goals. After reading the material presented, you will be able to:
  • Describe the basic titles of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its applications
  • Discuss the consumer demographics and client populations who would benefit from accessibility consultations
  • List the client services related to the Americans with Disabilities Act
 
Content Level: Introductory
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Domain of OT: Activity Demands
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 
Accreditation Information
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 

Course Originally Released on: 8/6/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/6/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/6/2015

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Giselle W - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Jul 08, 2016
Would like more info on how to adapt home environments for pt & family edu.
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Mckenzie H - Memphis, TN  ·  May 10, 2016
Good information and descriptions. informative
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Theresa K - Damascus, MD  ·  Apr 18, 2016
good legislative info
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Tonya D - CANTON, MS  ·  Apr 14, 2016
This material and information is complicated
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Michelle H - Colorado Springs, CO  ·  Apr 14, 2016
good overall information
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