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Beyond Tabletop: Creative & Practical Activities for Supporting Motor Skills in OT

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Beyond Tabletop: Creative & Practical Activities for Supporting Motor Skills in OT

Self-paced Course

$30 | 1.5 Contact Hour
0.15 CEUs, 1.75 PDUs

Educational level: Introductory

Category 1: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery

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This course is an introductory professional development activity for occupational therapy practitioners (OT/OTA) working within or transitioning to school-based practice settings. It will provide an overview of common childhood occupations with reference to the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process Fourth Edition this course will discuss benefits of fine motor interventions, and provide creative and practical strategies for enhancing motor skill interventions when supporting young children within school-based settings.  

Target Audience: Occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students

This occupational therapy continuing education course uses the following instructional methods: visual aides (ie slides), discussion board, guided note taking, and practice opportunities.

Content disclosure: This course does not exclusively focus on any specific product or service.

Presented by:
Rose Adams, OTD, OTR/L 
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After the completion of this occupational therapy continuing education course:
  • Participants will discuss at least 1 creative strategy to enhance motor skill interventions when working with young children within school-based settings.  
  • Participants will describe at least 2 benefits of fine motor skill interventions to support educational participation among young children within school-based settings.
  • Participants will describe at least 3 childhood occupations addressed by OTPs within school-based settings. 

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Aspire OT is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development.
Course approval ID# 06896
This Blended-Hybrid course is offered at 0.15 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.

What OTs and OTAs are saying about this course

"This course was amazing both the content and how it was presented!"

OT Course Participant 

"I loved the creative ideas our instructor and my fellow colleagues shared tonight and will be implementing several of them next school year. "

OTA Course Participant 

"My favorite part about this course is how easily I can translate all the information learned and activity ideas given straight to my daily treatments!"

OTA Course Participant 
Instructor bioS
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Rose Adams, OTD, OTR/L
Aspire OT Instructor

Rose Adams, OTD, OTR/L is an occupational therapy practitioner with a clinical focus in pediatrics. She works with children and families of children on the autism spectrum and other neurodiverse needs. Dr. Adams has worked in schools, private practice settings, and community-based programs. She is the executive director at Changing Lives Occupational Therapy, P.C., where she provides consultative occupational therapy services and mentorship for aspiring and current occupational therapy practitioners. She is a contributor at Exceptional Needs Today magazine and an academic mentor at Boston University’s Sargent College post-professional occupational therapy doctorate program. Dr. Adams enjoys developing interactive and engaging educational and training experiences for parents, caregivers, and multi-disciplinary learners. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors, playing, and baking with her school-aged twin children. Dr. Adams is delighted to be a part of the Aspire OT family of Instructors. 

Financial: Rose is compensated as an Aspire OT instructor.  She is also the Executive Director at Changing Lives Occupational Therapy, P.C.

Non Financial:  Rose does not have any non-financial disclosures.
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Course Outline

Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Payment of the course in full
  • Complete all videos for full duration
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 70% or greater
  • Complete the Post Course Evaluation
Please note that no credit or certificate will be issued unless all criteria is met.  Partial credit will not be issued.  
cancellation policy
Live Courses and Webinars
Learner cancellations: In the event that the learner requests to cancel or is unable to attend a course, a refund for the total paid for the course will be granted if Aspire OT is notified via email at within 10 business days prior to date of the scheduled course, minus a non-refundable registration fee of 25% of registration price.  If the learner provides notification of cancellation less then 10 business days prior to the scheduled course, the learner will be offered the opportunity to attend the same webinar on an alternate date or enrollment in the recorded on-demand version of that webinar, instead of a refund.  

No refunds will be issued after a course has been attended for more than 30 minutes.  Partial credit will not be issued.  

Provider cancellations: 
In the event of inclement weather or other event resulting in the inability for a live course to be provided within the scheduled time, learners will be offered an alternate date or a full refund for registration paid.
On-Demand web Courses 
Web courses will remain available to learners for 1 year. No refunds will be available for web courses that have been attended or viewed for greater than 30 minutes. In the event of a refund, the learner will be unenrolled in the course immediately upon issuance of a refund. No refunds will be issued for any course in which a certificate has been issued.  

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