OT 890 (01) - Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration

OT and Sensory Integration

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Occupational Therapy
Online Course Delivery Method: Hybrid / Blended
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13895
This course presents, integrates and applies Ayres sensory integration (SI) theory in the context of occupational therapy for children. Content related to the theoretical constructs upon which sensory integration functions is emphasized. Current views related to sensory processing disorders, diagnostic considerations, patterns of sensory integration dysfunction, and SI deficits commonly associated with disorders such as autism and attention disorders are covered. Intervention planning and implementation are covered through video case studies, and observation and analysis of occupational therapy sessions using SI strategies. Students apply their understanding of normal and abnormal child development, and clinical reasoning skills for providing OT services for children with sensory integration problems in clinical, early intervention and school-based settings.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): OT 862 and OT 862L
Only listed majors in section: OCC THERAPY, OCC THERAPY ADV, OCC THERAPY EXT
Attributes: Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Instructors: Shelley Mulligan

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 R 8:10am - 11:00am HEW 139
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 Hours Arranged ONLINE