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Ryan's occupational therapy assistant : principles, practice issues, and techniques

Ryan's occupational therapy assistant : principles, practice issues, and techniques

Author: Sally E Ryan; Karen Sladyk
Publisher: Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
To help OTAs keep pace with the latest developments in occupational therapy, the authors present an updated fourth edition which integrates the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process throughout each section, while including evidence-based practice and research to support the treatment options presented. The text covers all aspects of OTA practice for both education and preparation for the NBCOT  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ryan's occupational therapy assistant.
Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, ©2005
Online version:
Ryan's occupational therapy assistant.
Thorofare, NJ : SLACK, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally E Ryan; Karen Sladyk
ISBN: 1556427409 9781556427404
OCLC Number: 57452414
Description: xii, 605 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Looking back, living forward: occupational therapy history / Robert K. Bing --
The ocupational therapy assistant heritage: proud and dynamic / Shirley Holland Carr --
Philosophy and core values in occupational therapy / Phillip D. Shannon --
Human development / Carol Winters-Smith --
Occupational therapy practice framework: domain and process: our language / Ben Atchison --
Activity analysis: our tool / Sally E. Ryan and Karen Sladyk --
Theory that guides practice: our map / Diane K. Dirette --
Therapeutic intervention process / Sally E. Ryan --
Occupation: an individual's choice / Bonnie Brooks --
Teaching and learning / Karen Sladyk --
A young child with visual impairments / Angela E. Scoggin [and others] --
A toddler with autism spectrum disorder / Tara J. Glennon. A kindergartener with sensory integration dysfunction / Heather Miller Kuhaneck and Suzanne Smith Roley --
Two children with cerebral palsy / Tara J. Glennon --
A second-grader with oppositional defiant disorder / Linda Florey --
A third-grader with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Sue Gallagher --
A teenager with depression / Linda Florey --
A car mechanic with traumatic brain injury / Deanna Proulz-Sepelak and Paula Jo Belice --
A telephone repairman with spinal cord injury / M. Laurita (Lita) Fike, Karen Pendleton, and Liane Hewitt --
A teacher's aide with schizophrenia / Margaret Drake and Tonia Taylor --
A mother and caterer with multiple sclerosis / Lori T. Andersen and Barbara L. Kornblau --
A self-help group leader with anxiety / Margaret Drake and Tonia Taylor. Three people across the age span with arthritis / Lynda Bishop --
A plumber and golfer with total hip arthroplasty / Dairlyn Gower and Marcia Bowker --
A senior homemaker with substance abuse / Frank E. Gainer and Denise Rotert --
A businessman with a stroke / Martha Logigian --
A homemaker and volunteer with Parkinson's disease / Kathryn Melin Eberhardt --
A retired librarian with sensory deficits / Paula W. Jamison --
A married couple dealing with Alzheimer's disease / Carolyn M. Baum --
Group intervention / Roseanna Tufano --
Arts and crafts as meaningful occupation / Margaret Drake --
Assistive technology and adaptive equipment / Mary Kathryn Cowan and Beth O'Sullivan --
Basic splinting / Jaclyn West-Frasier --
Wellness and health promotion / Karen Sladyk. Life skills / Denise Rotert and Frank E. Gainer --
Activities of daily living / Corina Hall --
Work injury activities / Barbara Larson --
Evidence-based practice / Paula Wright --
Understanding research / Sandy Bell --
Documentation / Karen Sladyk --
Occupational therapy assistant supervision / Sally E. Ryan and Karen Sladyk --
The occupational therapy assistant as activity director / Sally E. Ryan and Karen Sladyk --
Functional ethics / S. Maggie Reitz --
Teamwork and team building / Ellen Berger Rainville [and others] --
Management issues / Claudine Bogosian --
Professional development / Anne Birge James and Marijke Thamm Kehrhahn.
Other Titles: Occupational therapy assistant
Responsibility: editor, Karen Sladyk ; editor emeritus, Sally E. Ryan.
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The 46 chapters in this textbook walk through the process of activity analysis and therapeutic intervention, present therapy methods for working with specific occupations and disabilities, describe  Read more...


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