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Occupational Therapist

Pediatrics 214



  • Describe 5 ways that mobility is important to a young child's development
  • Examine 5 factors that should be considered during an evaluation for seating and mobility equipment
  • Summarize 3 ways that mobility is assessed and categorized for different levels of motor function
  • List 4 alternative methods of mobility appropriate to meet the child's developmental and functional needs
  • Research and describe what power mobility devices are currently available
  • Examine how OTs and family determine the most appropriate device
  • Describe how technology is used to assess seating and positioning
  • List 5 devices that are available to children with unique seating and position needs
  • Summarize how positioning and seating affect function and successful use of a mobility device
  • Describe how biomechanical principles are applied to position and seating

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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