OT in Learning & Co-ord Difficulties (OCCP5245)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit will give opportunities for students to study the impact of learning disabilities on children's home and school occupational performance. During the semester, students will study: various explanations learning disorders; common assessment procedures used by occupational therapists to identify problems; and interventions. The focus will be on direct intervention as experienced in private practice occupational therapy for children and consultation with schools. Students will be required to test at least one young child (typical child, rather than child with difficulties) aged between 5 and 9 years.

Further unit of study information

Classes

4hr lecture/week

Assessment

portfolio reflection paper 3000wd (40%), two case based reports 5000wd (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

OCCP5219

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.