This unit will provide opportunities for students to study the impact of learning disabilities on childrens' home and school occupational performance. During the semester, students will study: various explanations of 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 have access to one typical child aged between 5 and 9 years for practical work throughout the semester.
portfolio 2000wd (40%), 2x case based report 5000wd (60%)