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The Use of iPads in Therapeutic Recreation Practice Dr. Lynn Anderson, CTRS, CPRP Deana Moore, CTRS
Learning Outcomes Demonstrate the ability to use apps in the therapeutic recreation process: assessment, planning, implementation, documentation, and evaluation Demonstrate the ability to use apps in each domain: leisure, social/communication, physical/sensory, cognitive, and psychological/emotional Identify ways you will use iPads in your own practice
Why the iPad? Communication options “Cool” Self expression Mastery Rapport building Confidence building Decrease in anxiety Autonomy Empowerment Self direction Ease of use Lots and lots of APPS!
Basic iPad Operations
iPad Accessibility Features VoiceOver screen reader Zoom magnification Large Text White on Black Speak Selection Speak Auto-text Mono Audio and balance AssistiveTouch Support for braille displays Playback of closed-captioned content
Adaptations for the iPad
Face Time and Closed Captioning
Use of iPad to create and share forms Fill-in PDFs Dropbox
iPad and APIE Medical abbreviations Medical forms Online surveys and forms
Psychological/emotional functioning includes things like Experiencing enjoyment and other positive emotions Coping with stress; relaxing Feeling good about oneself Being mindful Savoring life Optimism and hope Etc.
Variations in psychological/emotional functioning could be due to Mental illness Attention deficit disorder Traumatic brain injury PTSD Etc.
Apps for Psychological and Emotional Functioning
Physical Functioning Physical Sensory
Physical functioning includes things like Walking Lifting Moving Balancing Grasping Muscular control Fine motor skills Etc.
Variations in physical functioning could be due to Spinal cord injury Amputation Stroke Obesity Multiple sclerosis Muscular dystrophy Spina bifida Cerebral palsy Arthritis Parkinson’s disease Etc.
Sensory functioning includes things like Hearing Seeing Touching Integrating sensations Etc.
Variations in sensory functioning could be due to Blindness Deafness Hearing impairment Vision impairment Color blindness Autism Etc.
Apps for the Sensory Domain
Apps for Physical Skills
Apps for Physical Fitness
Cognitive or intellectual functioning includes things like Learning Processing information Memory Problem solving Paying attention Reading Writing Following directions Etc.
Variations in cognitive functioning could be due to Intellectual disability Autism Learning disability Other developmental disabilities Traumatic brain injury Alzheimer’s Etc.
Apps for the Cognitive Domain
Use of iPads in TR Practice Guest Speakers: Kristina McGowan, B.A.,TRS Judy Dravucz, Diploma, RecT Alberta Health Services Carewest Fanning Centre
Apps for Leisure Resources
Apps for Leisure Skills & Interests: Art and Music
Apps for Leisure Skills & Interests: Home Crafts
Apps for Leisure Skills & Interests: Outdoor Adventure and Travel
Apps for Leisure Skills & Interests: Sports and Games
How will you use the iPad in your practice?
Wrap-up and Evaluation Evaluation form on your iPad QR code (and web link)for handouts and resources CEU certificate