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Disciplines:
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
Hours: 3 Contact Hours
Author(s): Shelley Mulligan, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Peer Reviewer(s): Shelly J. Lane, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Item#: I6422
Contents: 1 Course Book (92 pages)
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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, 2nd Edition


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Item # I6422
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Release Date: January 15, 2019

Expiration Date: January 15, 2022

This basic-level course presents information on the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)and the assessment tools and intervention strategies used in addressing this disorder. This course is designed for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants who have the background knowledge required for working with individuals with neurobiological disorders such as ADHD.

 

AOTA Content Focus: Domain of OT - client factors; OT Process - Intervention; Professional Issues - Contemporary Issues and Trends

0.3 AOTA CEUs are awarded upon successful completion of this course.

Course Objectives

  • Describe attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including its diagnostic criteria and
    clinical preIdentify common medical and educational assessments and interventions used with children and adults with ADHD.sentations.
  • Identify common medical and educational assessments and interventions used with children and adults with ADHD.
  • Describe the role of occupational therapy with children and adults with ADHD.
  • Describe the occupational therapy evaluation process, including common methods and assessment tools used with children and adults with ADHD.
  • Identify common occupational therapy intervention approaches and techniques with children and adults with ADHD.

Shelley Mulligan, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is an associate professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Mulligan received her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from the University of Western Ontario, in London, ON, her master’s of science degree in occupational therapy from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, and her PhD in special education from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Dr. Mulligan’s clinical and research interests include early intervention services; sensory integration; and the sensory and motor functions of children with attention disorders, sensory processing disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of New Hampshire, Dr. Mulligan worked as an occupational therapy clinician for 10 years in both clinic and school settings, specializing in the delivery of services for children with neurodevelopmental conditions, including attention and learning disorders, sensory processing disorders, and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Mulligan is the author of Occupational Therapy Evaluation for Children, 2nd edition, published in 2013.
Shelley Mulligan has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

Shelly J. Lane, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, is a professor emeritus in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), where she was the director of the Kathryn Lawrence Dragas Sensory Processing and Stress Evaluation (SPASE) Lab, and director of post-professional education for the Department of Occupational Therapy. She received her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from The Ohio State University, her PhD in anatomy with emphasis in neuroscience from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neurophysiology at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Lane’s research and teaching have focused on sensory integration and processing in children with disabilities, as well as neuroscience applications in occupational therapy. Recent investigations have included examining aspects of sensory modulation disorder in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder. She recently served as a member of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA) Pediatric Measurement Center of Excellence (PMCoE) ADHD Expert Work Group. Professor Lane presents both nationally and internationally, and has edited, authored, and contributed to books addressing issues related to sensory integration and processing, neuroscience applications to practice, and pediatric occupational therapy practice. Her most recent book is Kids Can Be Kids, a text co-edited with Professor Anita Bundy. Professor Lane is currently working on the 3rd edition of Sensory Integration: Theory and Practice, for which she will be both co-editor with Professor Bundy, and co-author.
Shelly J. Lane has disclosed that she has no significant financial or other conflicts of interest pertaining to this course book.

  • Courses must be completed on or before the expiration date noted in the course description above.
  • You must score 75% or higher on the final exam and complete the course evaluation to pass this course and receive a certificate of completion.
  • Through our review processes, Western Schools ensures that the course content is presented in a balanced, unbiased manner and is free from commercial influence. It is Western Schools’ policy not to accept commercial support.
  • All persons involved in the planning and development of this course have disclosed no relevant financial relationships or other conflicts of interest related to the course content.
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.