presented by Dottie Handley-More
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Dottie Handley-More, MS, OTR/L
Dottie Handley-More, MS, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience in the school-based practice. She has published and presented on a variety of topics including leadership, best practices, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, occupational therapy decision-making, pediatric assessment, and consultation and collaboration. Ms. Handley-More edits the "Collaboration and Connections" column for…Read full bio
1. Collaboration and the IEP Process
Collaboration is an evidence-based practice that is an essential component of the IEP development process. This chapter will describe the IDEA mandates, practice guidelines and professional literature that support collaboration.
2. An Overview of the IEP
This chapter will describe the essential components of the IEP, including the different service delivery options defined in IDEA. The chapter will highlight factors that are most relevant to occupational therapy and the input that practitioners can provide as part of the collaborative team.
3. IEP Decision Making Process
This chapter will describe the IEP decision making process and discuss the role of the occupational therapist.
4. Developing a Collaborative Team
This chapter will identify evidence-based practices related to collaboration and provide tips and strategies for developing a collaborative team.