Presentation on theme: "The Use of iPads in Therapeutic Recreation Practice Dr. Lynn Anderson, CTRS, CPRP Deana Moore, CTRS."— Presentation transcript:
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!
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
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
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