May 19, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

OTA.-225 Assistive Technology & Techniques in OT

Credits 3 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100) or successful completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  Prerequisite: OTPT-100 , OTA.-100  and OTPT-113 . Co-requisite: OTA.-225L .
This course studies assistive technology and techniques to assist individuals in greater independence and accessibility. Students learn about adaptations and devices for physical hearing visual and cognitive impairments. The concept of Universal Design home modification and workplace ergonomics are studied. Transfers wheelchair management driver rehabilitation and community mobility are taught. Students learn basic splint fabrication. The lab component of this course allows students to practice skills learned in class.