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Occupational Therapy for Children

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.

Book, 960 Pages

Published: December 2009

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09436-8



    1. An Overview of Occupational Therapy for Children

    2. Foundation for OT Practice with Children

    3. Development of Childhood Occupations

    4. In Transition to Adulthood: The Occupations and Performance Skills of Adolescence

    5. Working with Families

    6. Common Diagnosis in Pediatric Occupational Therapy Practice

    7. Purposes, Processes, and Methods of Evaluation

    8. Use of Standardized Tests in Pediatric Practice

    9. Development of Postural Control

    10. Development of Hand Skills

    11. Sensory Integration

    12. Visual Perception

    13. Psychosocial and Emotional Domains

    14. Behavioral Intervention and Behavioral Support

    15. Feeding Interventions

    16. Self-Care and Adaptations for Independent Living

    17. Instrumental Activities of Daily living and Community independence

    18. Play

    19. Prewriting and Handwriting Skills

    20. Computers and Augmentative Communication

    21. Mobility

    22. Neonatal Intensive Case Unit

    23. Early Intervention

    24. School-Based Occupational Therapy

    25. Services for Children with Visual or Auditory Impairments

    26. Hospital Services and Pediatric Rehabilitation

    27. Transition Services: From School to Adult Life


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