Flashcards in QUIZ 1-Ch 4 - PowerPoint - Educational System Deck (30):
In school settings, these professions could be part of your Interdisciplinary Team
Special Ed Teachers
STs (Speech Therapists)
Orientation & Mobility Specialist
2 Roles for OT Pract.
1. Improve child's performance in school
2. Be an advocate for that child
In 1975, the US Congress passed EHA - what does it stand for? And what does it require schools to provide?
Education of the Handicapped Act
free appropriate public ed for children b/t 5-21
What was the revision in 1986?
free appropriate public ed to children starting at 3 years old
What is LRE?
least restrictive environment
Parents have a right to due process under the EHA. What is due process in this case?
voluntary mediation & impartial hearings to resolve differences with the school
There are certain services that need to be provided under EHA - what do they include?
Assistive Tech svcs
school hlth svcs
social work svcs
parent counseling and training
Individualized Education Plan
Rehab Act (Section 504) - 1973 - in a nutshell
Any school rcving federal aid may not discriminate against people with disabilities
ADA - 1990 - in a nutshell
Prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, accessibility and telecommunications.
Public Law 99-457 - 1986 - in a nutshell
Early intervention between birth to age 3
EHA was renamed in 1990 - to what?
IDEA - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
As of 1997, IDEA changed to what?
IDEA - R
How did the role of OT change under IDEA-R?
We are to assist children with spec. needs so that they can participate in ed svcs
No Child Left Behind Act - NCLB - in a nutshell
trainwreck - originally was passed to improve teaching standards and student's learning results
Rights of Parents and Children summarized
notify parents of all proposed actions
obtain consent to eval.
allow parents to attend IEP meetings
right to Independent Eval
right to appeal school decisions
Who determines a child's need for svcs?
Who would typically get referred to an OT practitioner in a school setting?
children with fine motor delays
After a referral is made, ______ can be initiated
Once all evals are completed, the IEP team determines the student's eligibility for svcs. What is this based on?
exceptional educational need - basically does this disability interfere with their ability to be successful in the classroom?
Tips 4 working w/parents...
just be professional...and listen...be positive, etc
Tips 4 working w/teachers
just be professional...and listen...be positive...be on time, etc
Tips 4 providing intervention in the classroom
Do not disrupt the classroom, etc - I feel like it's mostly common sense. Feel free to fill in if you disagree.
T/F - the COTA is legally responsible for all aspects of the OT process.
F - The OTR is
T/F - the COTA is responsible for providing svcs w/in their level of competence.
We must establish _______ and ______ goals and objectives
meaningful and measurable
OT svcs can be delivered through _____ service, _____, or ________.
direct, monitoring, or consultation
With this type of svc, the OT pract works w/ the student so that he or she can acquire a skill
This type of svc creates programs for the child that the teacher, other staff member, or family can follow