presented by Ingrid M. Kanics
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Ingrid M. Kanics, MOT, OTR/L, FAOTA
Ingrid is an occupational therapist who strives to help communities create and run amazing places where people of all abilities can play together. This journey began when she acquired a spinal cord injury while in the U.S. Army, resulting in spinal surgery and 18 months of rehab. Despite her recovery, Ingrid still experiences deficits from…Read full bio
1. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Children’s Museums
In this chapter, participants will learn all about children’s museums and the roles occupational therapist can have with these museums. They will review the definition of disability, the 8 Goals of Universal Design, and how to identify local agencies where they can gather local disability statistics for their local children’s museum.
2. Application of the Goals of UD on Physical Design of a Children’s Museum
In this chapter, participants will learn how the ADA checklist is applied in a children’s museum space. Since ADA is required by law this minimum must be met.
3. Application of the Goals of UD on Program Design of a Children’s Museum
In this chapter, participants will learn about the role that programs play within a children’s museum. They will explore the different ways that an occupational therapist can work with a museum in the areas of programing.
4. Application of the Goals of UD on Staff Training of a Children’s Museum
In this chapter, participants will explore the types of staff training that happens at children’s museums and the role that occupational therapists can have in creating and running staff training experiences for museum personnel.
5. Application of the Goals of UD on Marketing of a Children’s Museum
In this chapter, participants will explore the marketing methods that children’s museums use to reach their customers. Occupational therapists will learn how they can help museums do this more effectively especially in the realm of inclusion.