OT in Higher Education: The Mosaic Program

This course is free for TNOTA members.

OT in Higher Education: The Mosaic Program

Self Paced Course
$20 | 1 Contact Hour

This course is created by the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association.

If you need assistance or accommodations, please contact us at Info@AspireOT.us
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This course features staff from the nationally-recognized, degree-seeking autism support program, Mosaic, located at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Participants will receive education from fellow occupational therapy practitioners on best practices for supporting autistic adults in higher education.


Presented by: Martin Davis, M.S., OTR/L & Cara Kingrea, OTS
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Learning objectives
  • Participants will be able to summarize the core areas of support for autistic students in higher education.
  • Participants will be able to summarize the difference between degree seeking autistic support programs and certificate-based programs. 
  • Participants will be able to identify IADL barriers autistic students face in higher education.
  • Participants will be able to identify strategies of support for autistic students in higher education.
Instructor Bio        
Martin Davis, M.S.,OTR/L & Cara Kingrea, OTS
TNOTA guest Instructors

Martin Davis has been a part of the Mosaic program since 2011. Martin serves as a coach for Mosaic, providing academic, executive functioning, & professional/social skills development for students. In addition to coaching, Martin works on program assessment and development. He is a licensed Occupational Therapist, receiving his B.S. in Biology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and his M.S. in Occupational Therapy from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Martin is on the TN/GA Advisory Council for the Spina Bifida Association as well as the National Advocacy Committee. He currently lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee with his wife, and together enjoy cooking and being active outdoors.

Cara Kingrea started as a student mentor with Mosaic in 2017. Cara was a student worker for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Disability Resource Center before transitioning to an external program specialist position for Mosaic. She is also a graduate assistant for the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program with Mosaic. Cara provides administrative support to the Mosaic staff and facilitates the Mosaic Events Committee. She received her B.S. in psychology at UTC and is currently in UTC’s occupational therapy doctorate program. Outside of school and work, Cara enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and walking with her dog, Maia.
Completion Requirements
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In order to receive the certificate of completion, participants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  • Complete payment or TNOTA membership log in for course enrollment
  • Attend the live webinar for the full duration
  • Complete the Attendance Attestation exam with a 100% score
  • Pass the course exam with a score of 80% 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 info@aspireot.us 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.  

Course Author

This course is being offered as part of Aspire OT's State Association Partnership Program. This course is free for TNOTA Members.