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Assistive Technology: The Power of the iPad as a Therapeutic Tool (Updated 2018) (8 contact hour) (#1200)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  1200

Hours:  8

Price:  $99.00

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Special Notes:
Course is available in an online format only.

 

Description

Technological advances have greatly enhanced the lives of those individuals who have cognitive, physical and visual perceptual challenges. In this intermediate level course, therapists will explore and learn how the Apple iPad can be used as a therapeutic tool in the clinical setting with young and older persons of varying abilities. Apple accessibility features and resources for apps that target specific areas such as functional skills facilitation, visual processing/motor skill development, and development of learning skills, environmental management, and communication skill development are discussed. Peripheral supports for the iPad such as mounts, switch access, styluses, bluetooth speakers, and iPad cases are presented. Ten case studies are included throughout this course for clients of all ages, including both children and adults, in order to identify what built-in accessibility features, apps, and peripherals would assist clients with varied needs. This course is a valuable and comprehensive resource for all OT and PT clinicians. Course includes links to video presentations to further enhance and explain aspects of how the iPad can be utilized. ------------------------------------------------------------COURSE OBJECTIVES- After studying these course materials, you should be able to: 1. Recall the historical roots of assistive technology. 2. Identify the uses of assistive technology in specialized areas of functional abilities including visual deficits, physical impairments, limitations in speech and communication and intellectual deficits. 3. Recognize and identify built-in accessibility features in the Apple iPad. 4. Identify apps for accessibility, environmental management, organization, functional skills, reading, writing, visual motor development, communication and language development. 5. Identify peripherals for the iPad. 6. Identify resources that can be utilized for continued growth in using the iPad as a therapeutic tool. 7. Using case studies, identify what built-in accessibility features would be appropriate to use with clients having a variety of needs. 8. Identify items to consider when completing the initial evaluation with the client. 9. Recall how the iPad can be used in alternate environments to enhance client’s function.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

Great course!!!
Laura G., Nov. 7, 2017

This has been the best home study continuing ed course I have taken. I didn’t know a whole lot about how to use my iPad as a P.T. and have a lot of new ideas.



Coreen H., TN PT, May. 24, 2017

Great course. I will be able to use the information I have gleaned from this course in my daily treatments. Thank you for such an informative course. Videos were great!
Lisa M. M., PT – SC, Sep. 21, 2016

This was really comprehensive and very well thought out and presented….It was an excellent resource.
Maureen M., PT NY, Jul. 7, 2016

 

 

* Quantity discounts available: 10% off 2-4 mail, email or eBook courses, 15% off 5 or more mail, email or eBook courses.


* ONLINE COURSE DISCOUNT ONLY*---- 1 COURSE-- 10%, 2-4 COURSES-- 20%, 5 OR MORE COURSES-- 25%




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