The COTA in the Schools
The COTA in the Schools will prove a helpful and practical professional resource to certified occupational therapy assistants (COTAs) who are beginning to work in the schools, as well as to those who train these professionals. This manual describes childhood disorders, normal motor development, and school-based issues including federal legislation and integrated therapy, the role of the COTA, and therapy ideas. Also included in the book are pictures of students in therapy and using specialized equipment. Book jacket.
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SchoolBased Issues 17
Quick Reference to Pediatric Disorders 29
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