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This project explored the use of a coteaching program with a general education teacher and OTD student at an elementary school. The poster provides an overview of the methods used, an overview of the coteaching program that was implemented, and the significance and implications of this project. The purpose of this coteaching program was to develop a coteaching program in which occupational therapists and general education teachers work together in classrooms to improve performance and participation of students with and without disabilities.

Publication Date

Spring 5-11-2023


University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


Co-teaching, school-based practice

Medical Subject Headings

Disabled Children, Academic Performance, Social Participation, School Teachers, Teacher Training, Occupational Therapy


Elementary Education | Occupational Therapy | Special Education and Teaching


Poster presented at the Spring 2023 Virtual OTD Capstone Symposium held online at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences on April 4 and April 12, 2023.

Improving Performance and Participation of Elementary School Students through a Coteaching Model