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Arbetsterapeuters erfarenheter av att stödja elever med neuropsykiatriska funktionsnedsättningar i grundskolan
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Health Sciences.
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Health Sciences.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 180 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Occupational therapists' experiences of supporting students with neuropsychiatric disabilities in elementary school (English)
Abstract [en]

Purpose: The aim of the study was to investigate the experiences of occupational therapists’ in supporting students with neuropsychiatric disabilities in elementary school. Method: During the data collection the authors used semi-structured interviews over the phone or video calls with five occupational therapists’ who had experience of supporting students with neuropsychiatric disabilities in elementary school. Results: From the results, the occupational therapists’ experiences was described in categories: The students difficulties and challenges in school, focus on the student in school, contextual conditions, collaboration with teachers, assessment of students functions and school environment, measures for increased participation and activity balance. Conclusion: The study showed that the occupational therapists’ fulfill an important role in elementary school to support students with neuropsychiatric disabilities, as they pay attention to the challenges that can arise for the students and what specific needs the students have on the basis of their difficulties. It enables the student to get conditions to complete school assignments.

Abstract [sv]

Syfte: Studiens syfte var att undersöka arbetsterapeuters erfarenheter av att stödja elever med neuropsykiatriska funktionsnedsättningar i grundskolan. Metod: Vid datainsamlingen genomfördes semistrukturerade intervjuer via telefonsamtal eller videosamtal med fem arbetsterapeuter som hade erfarenhet av att stödja elever med neuropsykiatriska funktionsnedsättningar i grundskolan.  Resultat: Av resultatet framkom arbetsterapeuternas erfarenheter i form av kategorierna: Elevernas svårigheter och utmaningar i skolan, fokus på eleven i skolan, kontextuella förutsättningar, samverkan med pedagoger, bedömning av elevers funktioner och skolans miljö, åtgärder för ökad delaktighet och aktivitetsbalans. Slutsats: Studien visade att arbetsterapeuterna uppfyller en viktig roll i grundskolan för att stödja elever med neuropsykiatriska funktionsnedsättningar, då de uppmärksammar de utmaningar som kan uppstå för eleverna och vilka specifika behov elever har utifrån deras svårigheter. Det möjliggör för eleven att få förutsättningar för en fungerande skolgång.

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2019. , p. 26
Keywords [en]
Occupational therapy, elementary school, neuropsychiatric disability
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Occupational Therapy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-74482OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-74482DiVA, id: diva2:1324179
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Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Occupational Therapist, bachelor’s level
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Available from: 2019-06-17 Created: 2019-06-13 Last updated: 2019-06-17Bibliographically approved

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