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Universal Design for Rehabilitation - Occupational Therapist


Universal Design 108
Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy

1.0

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Part I: Breaking Down Barriers: Adoption of Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Intervention

  • List 2 ways to break down barriers in order to adapt universal design as a rehab intervention
  • Describe how medicalizing the home and work environments could promote universal design
  • List 3 way that certifying providers and sensitizing consumers could promote universal design

Part II: Whither Universal Design

  • Analyze and explain 2 drawbacks to the acceptance of universal design
  • Explain the cost of not adapting universal design as a rehab strategy


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 107

Barriers to Adoption of Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy


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  • Become familiar and understand barriers to adoption of Universal Design as a rehabilitation strategy
  • Examine and explain how organizations provide policy disincentives for promoting universal design
  • Describe the components of Hands-off-Housing Health Care Policy
  • Describe the key barrier to Universal Design in housing
  • Describe how health, safety, and welfare are incorporated and into building code policy and how it influences Universal Design
  • Describe how provider perceptions and practices influence Universal Design principles


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 106
Work Environments: Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy for Aging in the Workplace

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  • Describe the importance of the workplace and work effects the life of individuals
  • Summarize the prosthetic and therapeutic role of the work environment
  • Explore evidence base for workplace accommodations
  • Analyze and explain 5 strategies for changing the physical environment and its impact on aging in the workplace
  • Describe how accommodations are used to improve the performance of essential job tasks
  • Discuss the importance of accommodating health, activity, and participation in the workplace


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 105

Housing Environments: Universal Design as a Rehabilitation Strategy for Aging in Place


2.0

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  • Explore the therapeutic role of home health technologies in promoting positive health outcomes
  • Discuss the role of specialized design in home environments for enhancing activity outcomes
  • Describe 5 ways that universal design can provide a more holistic rehabilitation strategy and help elders successfully age in place
  • Outline and compare and contrast 3 different types of technology used to monitor activity in the home
  • Describe 5 modification strategies to remove barriers, facilitate independence and increase safety in the home


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 104
Form Follows Function and Functionality: Universal Design as Enabling Design

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  • Define terminology and then compare and contract specialized designed vs Universal design
  • Explore and outline the 7 principles of Universal design
  • List 2 principles that could be added to future revisions of the current Principles of Universal design
  • Analyze critics and other approaches to Universal design
  • Summarize and explain if Universal Design is really universal
  • Describe the role of activity and participation in Universal Design
  • Provide 3 benefits and 3 limiting examples of Assistive Technology vs. Universal Design


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 103
Function Follows Fiasco: Specialized Designs for Enabling Disabling Design

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  • Examine and explain 5 facts about specialized design as a rehabilitation strategy
  • Provide and examine the definition of "assistive technology device" and analyze its use
  • Provide 3 examples of AT devices that are added into everyday design
  • Define and explain the principles of "accessible design": when it works and why it often does not
  • Explore the issue of stigma and explain how and why stigma around the use of AT can be minimized


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 102

The Fiasco of Form: Disabling Design


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  • Describe the limitations of social construction models
  • Explore 4 different ways of defining disability and why these "disability" definitions are limiting
  • Examine various types of ability and provide examples of "dis-ability"
  • Explore methods of everyday design and explain why design for population norms is limiting
  • Outline and describe 5 environmental barriers and discuss the design implications of ability


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 101-108
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$198.00 USD

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  • This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Universal Design 101 through Universal Design 108

Course group includes all Universal Design courses numbered 101 through 108

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Universal Design 101

The Functionality of Form: The Link Between Design and Rehabilitation


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  • Explore and review various social construction models
  • Compare and contrast key components of the the environmental press model, the PEO, the enabling–disabling process model, and the ICF models
  • Outline the classification system of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health model and explain its rating system for identifying a facilitator or barrier to function
  • Examine and explain the theoretical implications for universal design as a rehabilitation strategy
  • Explain why all of the models fail to provide a mechanism to quantify environmental demands that impact functionality, and what is necessary from a design perspective


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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