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March 2019 West District Meeting
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
920 Madison Ave., Room 602
Memphis, TN 38163
Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Category: District Meeting

TNOTA West District March Meeting

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
920 Madison Ave, Room 602 
Memphis, TN 38163
 
A Day in the Life of a School Based Occupational Therapist 
Presenter: Emily Smith, OTD

 

 

 

Course Objectives

• To gain an understanding of how Occupational Therapy services are delivered in the school 
setting
• Learn the history of Occupational Therapy in the school setting and how standards have 
changed from the introduction of IDEA to present day trends
• Describe different methods Occupational Therapists employ in helping students participate 
actively in their education (e.g. improvement, compensation, environmental adaptations/training
• Understand the duties of an Occupational Therapist employed by the school system, including: 
screenings, evaluations, consultations, IEP meetings, staff meetings, in-services, collaboration
with parents and staff, environmental modifications, and equipment attainment/maintenance

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