Interacting With Patients Living With Special Needs (CE: 1.0)


Are you familiar with how to adapt support to meet the necessities of people living with special needs? If not, this course will teach you the fundamentals of interacting with patients living with special needs.


Learning Objectives:

  • Define special needs, continuum of abilities, and person first language.
  • Compare and contrast chronological age to developmental age.
  • Identify ways to use caregivers and parents as resources for planning care.
  • List strategies to adapt support for people living with special needs.
  • Recall useful tools and resources that can be used when working with people living with special needs.



Kathryn "Kat" Davitt, MOT, CCLS, OTR

 Launched: 2020