Occupational Therapy for Children

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-12-07
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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The sixth edition of Occupational Therapy for Children maintains its focus on children from infancy to adolescence and gives comprehensive coverage of both conditions and treatment techniques in all settings. Inside you'll discover new author contributions, new research and theories, new techniques, and current trends to keep you in step with the changes in pediatric OT practice. This edition provides an even stronger focus on evidence-based practice with the addition of key research notes and explanations of the evidentiary basis for specific interventions. Unique Evolve Resources website reinforces textbook content with video clips and learning activities for more comprehensive learning.Case studies help you apply concepts to actual situations you may encounter in practice.Evidence-based practice focus reflects the most recent trends and practices in occupational therapy.Unique! Chapter on working with adolescents helps you manage the special needs of this important age group.Unique! Research Notes boxes help you interpret evidence and strengthen your clinical decision-making skills.Video clips on a companion Evolve Resources website reinforce important concepts and rehabilitation techniques.

Table of Contents

An Overview of Occupational Therapy for Children
Foundation for OT Practice with Children
Development of Childhood Occupations
In Transition to Adulthood: The Occupations and Performance Skills of Adolescence
Working with Families
Common Diagnosis in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice
Purposes, Processes, and Methods of Evaluation
Use of Standardized Tests in Pediatric Practice
Development of Postural Control
Development of Hand Skills
Sensory Integration
Visual Perception
Psychosocial and Emotional Domains
Behavioral Intervention and Behavioral Support
Feeding Interventions
Self-Care and Adaptations for Independent Living
Instrumental Activities of Daily living and Community independence
Prewriting and Handwriting Skills
Computers and Augmentative Communication
Neonatal Intensive Case Unit
Early Intervention
School-Based Occupational Therapy
Services for Children with Visual or Auditory Impairments
Hospital Services and Pediatric Rehabilitation
Transition Services: From School to Adult Life
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