This course will provide an overview of assessments and intervention strategies that may be useful in promoting positive mental health among persons with ASD. It will connect concepts from the course Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Basic Concepts and Diagnoses in order to present ways to target both the mental health needs of specific individuals as well as ways to embed positive mental health approaches within everyday OT practice. The course is suitable for any occupational therapy practitioner who possesses a basic working knowledge of ASD and the content is applicable across all practice settings that involve persons with ASD. It is recommended that learners complete the Basic Concepts and Diagnoses course prior to viewing this course.
Instructor: Lindy Weaver, PhD, MOT, OTR/L