Register for the 2024 - 2025 OIAA Program today!


The Ventura County Orthopedic Impairment Added Authorization provides credentialed teachers the authorization to be assigned students with orthopedic impairmentsTo be recommended for the added authorization, you will develop a professional portfolio for each of Courses A, B, and C of online instruction, practica, fieldwork, and observations. This course provides comprehensive skills and training to ensure that classroom practices provide the greatest opportunity of a quality education for all students.

The Orthopedic Impairment Added Authorization (OI AA) includes content on the following topics:

Specialized Health Care Services – including ensuring privacy, a safe accessible environment, storage for medical supplies, and practicing universal precautions.

Holistic Student Approach – collaboration between school, home, and agencies and the implication for students with physical disabilities from birth to age 22 at school, in families, and in the community caused by neuromotor impairments, degenerative disease, and musculoskeletal disorders including physical disabilities caused by cerebral palsy, acquired/traumatic brain injury, and amputations.

Acquired and Congenital OI Conditions – defines and describes the physical disability and possible co-existing medical conditions, which includes TBI, associated with the primary disability.

Functional Effects of an OI Eligibility – development of accommodations, including the use of assistive technology, to support independence and the generalization of skills across settings in which the student functions. 

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