Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

3rd Edition

By Jean W. Solomon, MHS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Berkeley County School District, Moncks Corner, SC and Jane Clifford O'Brien, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Department, Westbrook College of Health Professions, University of New England, Portland, ME


1. Scope of Practice

2. Family Systems

3. Medical System

4. Educational System

5. Community Systems NEW!

6. Principles of Normal Development

7. Development of Occupational Performance Skills

8. Development of Occupations

9. Adolescent Development: Becoming an Adult

10. The Occupational Therapy Process

11. Anatomy and Physiology for the Pediatric Practitioner NEW!

12. Pediatric Health Conditions

13. Childhood and Adolescent Psychosocial and Mental Health Disorders

14. Childhood and Adolescent Obesity NEW!

15. Intellectual Disabilities

16. Cerebral Palsy

17. Positioning and Handling: A Neurodevelopmental Approach

18. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

19. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living NEW!

20. Play and Playfulness

21. Functional Task at School: Handwriting

22. Therapeutic Media: Activity with Purpose

23. Motor Control: Fine Motor Skills

24. Sensory Processing/Integration and Occupation

25. Applying the Model of Human Occupation to Pediatric Practice NEW!

26. Assistive Technology

27. Orthoses, Orthotic Fabrication, and Taping

28. Animal-Assisted Services