Assessment of Developmental Delay: A Guide for Occupational Therapists

Assessment of Developmental Delay: A Guide for Occupational Therapists 

There is a wide range of pediatric assessment tools available for occupational therapists to use in the evaluation of pediatric patients with known or suspected developmental delays. Using the appropriate tools can help direct treatment strategies and support the need for skilled interventions. This course guides occupational therapists through the screening and assessment process. The learner will gain an understanding of the most appropriate assessment tools for clients with developmental delays and how to interpret the results.
The goal of this educational program is to provide occupational therapists with an understanding of the screening and assessment process for pediatric clients with developmental delays


$15.00

Hours: 1.50
REL-RTS-0-PACDD

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.50 contact hours, approval number 20-791394.

Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


Alabama State Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners

1.5 HOURS


Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy

1.5 HOURS


Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Occupational Therapists will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Occupational Therapy Association

1.5 HOURS


Relias Learning is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Category: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery.


This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-RTS-0-PACDD
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Differentiate between the screening and assessment process.
Identify the most common assessment tools used to evaluate children with developmental delays.
Interpret test results on the most commonly used pediatric measures.
Identify common developmental delays in children.
Review the rights of children with developmental delay under the IDEA.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Developmental Delays

Overview of Developmental Delays

OT Treatment Settings

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Review

Summary

Section 3: OT Screening vs Assessment

OT Screenings

Screening Tools

OT Assessment Process

Types of Assessments

Review

Summary

Section 4: Assessment Tools

Standardized Assessments

Review

Summary

Section 5: Interpretation and Treatment Planning

Bayley-III

PDMS-2

BOT-2

Sensory Profile 2 (SP-2)

Interpretation and Treatment

Review

Summary

Section 6: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

References

Instructor: Donna Greene, B.S. OTR/L
Donna completed her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from East Carolina University in December 1990. She has extensive pediatric experience in both school- based, outpatient clinic, preschool, daycare, home health, and teletherapy settings throughout the course of her career. Significant knowledge and expertise in treating developmental delays, autism, cerebral palsy, and congenital abnormalities with children in various settings from infancy to high school age level have been her primary focus. Disclosure: Donna Greene, B.S. OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Sara DeHoratius, MOTR/L

Sara completed her Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Temple University in June 2005. She has extensive experience in pediatric hospital-based setting where she works with a variety of diagnoses across the developmental span of birth to young adults in the acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient settings. Experience includes working with diagnoses including neurological, orthopedic, congenital cardiac conditions, oncological, chronic pain disorders and developmental delay. She also has experience working in aquatic therapy across all diagnoses and ages. In addition, she has experience in the field of academia where she has worked as an adjunct faculty, provided lectures and completed grading for research-based projects and portfolios for an occupational therapy graduate program.

Disclosure: Sara DeHoratius, MOTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Entry level Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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