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Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction


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List of Contributors Foreword (Annie Turner, Marg Foster, Sybil Johnson) Preface Section 1: Occupation and occupational therapy in context Chapter 1 - Defining occupational therapy (Clare Wilding) Chapter 2 - The nature of occupation (Matthew Molineux) Chapter 3 - Occupational therapy: a disability persepective (John Swain and Sally French) Chapter 4 - Contesting assumptions in occupational therapy practice (Karen Whalley Hammell) Section 2: An overview of occupational therapy practice Chapter 5 - Occupational reasoning (Joan Rogers) Chapter 6 - Understanding models of practice (Jo Supyk and Jacqui McKenna) Chapter 7 - Process of assessment and evaluation (Clare Hocking) Chapter 8 - Writing occupation focussed goals (Julia Bowman and Lise Mogensen) Chapter 9 - Enabling skills and strategies (Michael Curtin) Section 3: Essential foundations for occupational therapy Chapter 10 - Person-centred practice (Thelma Sumsion) Chapter 11 - Occupation in context (Gail Whiteford) Chapter 12 - Enabling communication in a person-centred, occupation-focussed context (Sue Baptiste) Chapter 13 - Analysis of occupations (Gill Chard) Chapter 14 - Psychosocial support (Jacqui McKenna) Chapter 15 - Advocating and lobbying (Valmae Rose, Kevin Cocks and Lesley Chenowich) Chapter 16 - Educational strategies (Tammy Hoffman) Chapter 17 - Health promotion and occupational therapy (Rachael Dixey) Chapter 18 - Working with groups (Claire Craig and Linda Finlay) Section 4: Working with and within communities Chapter 19 - Community development (Nick Pollard, Dikaios Sakellariou and Frank Kronenberg) Chapter 20 - Developing partnerships to privilege participation (Roshan Galvann, Peliwe Mdlokolo and Robin Joubert) Chapter 21 - Working towards inclusive communities (Hanneke van Bruggen) Chapter 22 - Community based rehabilitation: opportunities for occupational therapists in an evolving strategy ((Kirsty Thompson, Christina Parasyn and Beth Fuller) Chapter 23 - Entrepreneurial opportunities in the global community (Marilyn Pattison) Section 5: Working with the individual Chapter 24 - Enabling engagement in self care occupations (Helen van Huet, Tracey Parnell, Virginia Mitsch and Annette McLeod- Boyle) Chapter 25 - Leisure (Ben Sellar and Mandy Stanley) Chapter 26 - Play (Karen Stagnitti) Chapter 27 - Work rehabilitation (Catherine Cook and Sue Lukersmith) Chapter 28 - Home modification: occupation as the basis for an effective practice (Catherine Bridge) Chapter 29 - Towards universal design (Leslie C. Young, Andrew P. Payne and Sharon Joines) Chapter 30 - Assistive devices for enabling occupations (Helen Pain and Sue Pengelly) Chapter 31 - Wheelchairs: posture and mobility (Rachael MacDonald) Chapter 32 - Driver assessment and rehabilitation within the context of community mobility (Marilyn di Stefano and Wendy MacDonald) Chapter 33 - Orthotics for occupational outcomes (Natasha Lannin and Iona Novak) Chapter 34 - Biomechanical strategies (Janet Golledge) Chapter 35 - Skills for addressing sensory impairments (Farieda Adams and Michelle Morcom) Chapter 36 - Moving and handling strategies (April Brooks and Maggie Bracher) Chapter 37 - Optimizing motor performance following brain impairment (Annie McClusky, Natasha Lannin and Karl Schurr) Chapter 38 - Cognitive and perceptual strategies (Carolyn Unsworth) Chapter 39 - Strategies for sensory processing disorders (Deborah Windley) Index


Many chapters contain clear visuals in the form of figures and tables to enhance understanding of concepts and information presented. They also contain practice scenarios to demonstrate the application of theory to practice. This book is suitable for all levels of undergraduate students, postgraduate students, occupational therapy practitioners and those involved in the teaching of occupational therapy practice.The Irish Journal of Occupational Therapy Summer 2010,

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