Achieving Optimal Toilet Positioning
For a child with multiple physical challenges, toileting is often regarded as an interruption to daily activities and an added burden. Continuing initiatives around health and disability, however, recast toileting as a critical intervention.
Evidence Based Practice
Updates in Motor Learning
Research continues to increase knowledge in the field of motor learning. Understanding the mechanisms of motor learning can contribute to therapist interventions to further promote motor skills.
The “What” of Ecological Assessment
Ecological assessment is a comprehensive process of assessment in which data on student performance is collected through observation across different environments and/or settings. It is a collaborative process that involves relevant stakeholders.
The “Why” of Ecological Assessment
In 2004, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was reauthorized with language supporting participation in the natural environment. This has challenged school-based practitioners to use the natural environment as a basis for assessment.