Lifeskills Program at CARD: A Collaborative Approach Between Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology.
March 2, 2021 –
This training will provide an overview of Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders’ (CARD) Lifeskills Program, a treatment program that is co-facilitated by an occupational therapist and speech-language pathologist. This program focuses on increasing youth's performance within functional, everyday activities and addressing underlying motor skills, communication, and executive functioning skills that might impact independent living. The training will include example lessons and strategies used in groups and with individual patients, and helpful resources and research related to targeting life skills across ages and levels.
- Provide an overview of the Life Skills Program.
- Identify the professional scope of practice.
- Give examples of lessons.
- Provide resources and research.
Contact Name : Hanah Tanenholtz
Contact Email : CARDOutreachandTraining@KennedyKrieger.org