Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments / Edition 1 by Irene Mcewen | 9781560247777 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments / Edition 1

Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments / Edition 1

by Irene Mcewen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560247770

ISBN-13: 9781560247777

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments covers the major issues involved in providing lawful, team-oriented, and effective occupational and physical therapy services for students with disabilities in public schools. For those involved with students with disabilities, this book helps them make sound decisions about services that will make a

Overview

Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments covers the major issues involved in providing lawful, team-oriented, and effective occupational and physical therapy services for students with disabilities in public schools. For those involved with students with disabilities, this book helps them make sound decisions about services that will make a meaningful difference in the lives of these children. Since the 1975 enactment of Public Law 94—142, which mandated that occupational and physical therapy be provided "as may be required by a handicapped child to benefit from special education," this required link between therapy and education has continued to lead to confusion and controversy about which students should receive therapy in school and what types of services should be provided. The purpose of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Educational Environments is to clarify the major issues surrounding occupational and physical therapy in public schools, and to provide a framework for delivery of team- and family-oriented services that meet individual needs of students with disabilities. For those unsure of current regulations regarding handicapped students, or those who need clarification on the law, the book begins with a review of legislation and regulations. This begins to guide and shape schools'provision of therapy services. The following chapters assist occupational and physical therapists and important members of the educational teams of disabled students to make sound decisions about which students need school-based therapy services: Laws that Shape Therapy Services in Educational Environments: summarizes the major statutory law, federal regulations, and case law interpretation in which school-based practice is grounded. Pediatric Therapy in the 1990s: reviews contemporary theories of motor development, motor control, and motor learning that have had major impact on therapy for school-age children with disab

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560247777
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction

  • Laws That Shape Therapy Services in Educational Environments
  • Pediatric Therapy in the 1990s: The Demise of the Educational versus Medical Dichotomy
  • Related Services Decisionmaking: A Foundational Component of Effective Education for Students With Disabilities
  • Assessment and Intervention in School-Based Practice: Answering Questions and Minimizing Discrepancies
  • Challenges of Interagency Collaboration: Serving a Young Child With Severe Disabilities
  • Reference Notes Included

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