Prerequisite: OC TH 6240 or permission of instructor.
This course is designed to provide specialized training in treatment of adults with hemiplegia. Education on methods to improve trunk control, transfers, upper extremity movement, fine motor control and functional mobility will be included using a Neuro-Developmental Treatment approach. Visual/perceptual and cognitive problems that commonly occur after a CVA or TBI will be discussed. Students will be expected to evaluate and treat one client during class time for several weeks using an occupation based approach. Students will complete an evaluation, write documentation on treatment sessions, and develop home programs for generalization of treatment strategies used un the clinic.