Occupational Therapy: PK-5   (#7763050)

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Course Standards

General Course Information and Notes

General Notes

The purpose of this course is to provide occupational therapy services to exceptional students in order to achieve functional outcomes identified in the student's individual educational plan (IEP) or educational plan (EP) to benefit from specially designed instruction.



This course is designed for students with disabilities whose IEP or EP indicates the need for occupational therapy as a related services and is specified in a plan of treatment or care developed by a licensed occupational therapist to assist the student in meeting educational goals, pursuant to the provision of Part III, Chapter 468, Florida Statutes.



This is a non-credit course. The outcomes that the student should achieve must be specified on an individual basis and related to achievement of annual goals on the student's IEP or EP.



Instructional activities should be age appropriate and include a variety of learning opportunities. Activities involving practical applications may occur in home, school, community and employment settings for the purpose of acquisition, practice, generalization, and maintenance of skills.

 

English Language Development (ELD) Standards Special Notes Section:

Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting.   For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link: http://www.cpalms.org/uploads/docs/standards/eld/SI.pdf.

Qualifications

As well as any certification requirements listed on the course description, the following qualifications may also be acceptable for the course:

-          Licensed Occupational Therapist

-          Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant

General Information

Course Number: 7763050
Course Path:
Section: Exceptional Student Education > Grade Group: Elementary > Subject: Therapy >
Abbreviated Title: OCCU THRPY: PK-5
Course Length: Not Applicable
Course Attributes:
  • Class Size Core Required
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): K,1,2,3,4,5,PreK

Educator Certifications

One of these educator certification options is required to teach this course.

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