Jane O'Brien co-authors the 3rd edition of Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants

January 14, 2011

Jean Solomon, MHS, OTR/L, occupational therapist in Berkeley County School District and  Jane O’Brien, PhD, OTR/L, associate professor in Occupational Therapy Department, edited the 3rd edition of Pediatric Skills for Occupational Therapy Assistants, St. Louis: Elsevier Mosby
Dr. O’Brien co-authored 8 chapters in the text. This updated and revised edition also includes 5 chapters by UNE occupational therapy alumni including:
Positioning and Handling: A Neurodevelopmental Approach by Lisa Baillargeon, Katherine Michaud (Billings), Katie Fortier and Chou-fsien Lin  (All Class of 2009)

Activities of Daily Living by Michelle Desjardins (Class of 2004) and Julie Savoyski (Class of 2005)

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living by Caryn Birstler Hussman, (Class of 2004 ) and Barbara Steva, (Class of 2007)

Play and Playfulness by Jane O’Brien and Gwendolyn Duren (Class of 2011)
Orthoses, Orthosis Fabrication and Taping by Allyson Barry (LaChance) (Class of 2005) and Melissa Stevens (Mailhot) (Class of 2005 )

This textbook, written specifically for the occupational therapy assistant, covers the fundamentals of pediatric practice, including scope of practice, normal development, pediatric health conditions and intervention planning. 

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