Participants will deepen their knowledge of working with students with visual impairments. Information will include an overview of the sensory systems and how sensory information is processed differently for students with visual impairments. Participants will gain an understanding of common sensory characteristics expressed by students with visual impairments while learning how to assess and develop strength-based collaborative intervention strategies.
1. Identify the connection between visual impairments, sensory processing, and sensory preferences.
2. Identify assessment tools to utilize when assessing students with sensory concerns and visual impairments.
3. Recognize strengths-based intervention strategies to facilitate students who have a visual impairment in accessing the educational curriculum.
This course is 1 hour in length. (0.1 AOTA CEUs)
OTSchoolhouse.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #0252. Course approval ID# 05701. This distance learning - interactive and independent online course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, OT service delivery). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
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An overview of the sensory systems
An overview of common types of visual impairments
Common sensory traits expressed by students with visual impairments
Intervention supports and strategies.
Questions and Answers
Kelsey Kornaus MOT, OTR/L
Kelsey Kornaus is an occupational therapist with a Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of Indianapolis. Over the past 7 years, Kelsey has been working in the school-based setting supporting students with visual impairments from ages 3-21 years old.
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A combination of speaker presentation with a slide deck and Q+A with the presenter
& Educational Level
This is an introductory level course intended for occupational therapy practitioners working in school systems or with a goal to better understand occupational therapy in school systems
Course Completion Requirements
To receive a certificate for this course, you must watch the recorded course in its entirety. Then, you will need to take a learning assessment test and earn a score 75% or higher. If you pass, a certificate will be automatically generated and sent to your email.
Special Needs Requests
This course will include closed captioning and a transcript may be available upon request. You may also rewatch the course or sections of the course as needed. Additional accommodations may be requested by reaching out to us via email.
Financial & Non-financial Disclosures
Kelsey Kornaus does not earn any income from programs discussed in the presentation. She is receiving an honorarium for this presentation.
The OTS Collaborative Community is a product of the OT Schoolhouse.
This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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