INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Wissinger, PT, DPT serves early intervention and preschool children in Columbus, OH. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy with over 15 years of experience practicing in public schools (preschool through high school), county board of developmental disability programs for adults, home health care, and early intervention. She has served as an instructor in the pediatric curriculum in the physical therapy program at Ohio State University, a mentor in a pediatric residency program, and in leadership roles in the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy. She enjoys engaging learners of all levels to use evidence and to work collaboratively in teams to serve children and their families.
AUDIENCE: OTs, PTs, OTAs, PTAs, SLPs and Educators
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL: Beginner/Introductory
At the completion of the course, the learner is expected to:
- Apply two concepts in determining special education eligibility for a child with a disability in a case scenario
- Determine the appropriate application of the concept of “least restrictive environment” (LRE) for the provision of related services for a child in a case scenario
- Identify 2 ways to apply therapy expertise to optimizing function for a child with a disability in school
- Determining Special Education Eligibility for a Child
- Least Restrictive Placement for Children with Disabilities
- Approaches to Optimizing Function in the School
- Post-test: 10-item multiple choice. 70% correct answers required to receive a certificate
1.5 continuing education hours of training are awarded to learners who complete this course.
- Apply EBP, LLC is an approved provider of CEUs for PTs and PTAs in IL, NY; and for OTs and OTAs in IN, IL, NY, and AOTA (see imprimatur below for details).