Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD): Evaluation and Treatment Tools
Dr. Melissa K. Gerber, OTD, OTR/L
Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete the session for 6.5 Contact Hours ( 0.65 CEUs)
December 13, 2023 8:40 am EST • 7:40 am CST • 6:40 am MST • 5:40 am PST (US). For complete schedule, please download the Brochure at the link below. AUDIENCE: This course is appropriate for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and Special Educators working across all settings (school, early intervention and clinics).
Learn how to help support your children/students with Developmental Coordination Disorders (DCD) achieve optimal outcomes. Evidence based assessment and treatment tools/strategies will be shared for kids in all settings (i.e., school, early intervention and clinics). Accommodations and strategies will also be provided that can be utilized across all settings.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Identify two ways Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) may impair a child’s ability to participate in school activities. Select four appropriate accommodations for a client with DCD in order to maximize their function in school. Choose an evidence-based evaluation tool to address a functional concern/deficit for a child with DCD, using the provided case study. Modify a treatment plan to reflect the change of setting from early intervention to school-based therapy (or clinic-based therapy) in the provided case study. Utilize evaluation results to update a functional goal for a child with DCD. Apply an evidence-based treatment strategy to address one of the goals identified in provided case study