Manage episode 374861947 series 2573061
Self-determination interventions are linked to positive academic and functional attainment results—and, most compellingly, can improve post-secondary outcomes.
But what does it look like for OT professionals to foster self-determination in the school setting?
In this one hour course, we’ll breakdown a scoping review that examines the Independence Curriculum, which is designed to enhance middle-school-aged autistic students’ self-determination. The results are improvement in:
- Goal attainment in:
- Executive functioning
After we break down the article, we’re delighted to welcome the article’s lead author, Dora Onwumere. She and I will discuss the practical implications of this research for OTs.
In order to earn credit for this course, you must take the test within the OT Potential Club.
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Here's the primary research we are discussing:
Onwumere, D. D., Cruz, Y. M., Harris, L. I., Malfucci, K. A., Seidman, S., Boone, C., &; Patten, K. (2020). The impact of an independence curriculum on self-determination and function in middle school autistic students. Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, &; Early Intervention, 14(1), 103–117.