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"Making Sense of Sensory Dysfunction"

An advanced level, experiential workshop that allows clinicians to spend the day inmersed in case studies, problem solving, clinical reasoning, documentation , goal setting and treatment of sensory dysfunctions, with special focus on dyspraxia. This one day seminar will improve and advance your ability to assess and treat all levels of sensory dysfunction. Participants are also encouraged to bring videotapes or write profiles of clients for case studies.

Topics include:

  • Sensory Diet.

  • Listening Programs.

  • Auditory Processing Dysfunction.

  • Higher-level Discrimination Disorders.

  • Motor Planning and Praxis.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Occupational Therapist and Physical Therapists.

  • Information also applicable to Special educators and Early Interventionists.

 

Schedule:

We only offer this seminar to closed groups by special invitation. Class sizes are kept small, to ensure a more personal and efficient learning experience. Please contact us at 800-899-8832 if your facility is interested in hosting this seminar.

 

Requirements: 

Prior attendance at Practical Sense in SI - Part 1 or at least 5-Years of experience working with SI.

 

Learning Objectives: 

TheraPeeds uses an interactive medium in all classes and the programs are structured to cover each of the learning outcomes in each segment of instruction. The conclusion of each segment involves a review of the content covered and questions to assess the acquisition of learning outcomes.

At the completion of this course, you will be able to: 

  1. Learn to identify higher-level neurological processes of auditory processing and discrimination disorders.

  2. Treatment for higher-level self-regulation dysfunction.

  3. Learn how and why to integrate use of music into your session for a more accelerated response to treatment.

  4. Learn when and how to progress treatment strategies and goals.

  5. Learn to systematically examine presented case studies to detect sensory dysfunction.

  6. Design individualized treatment approaches as well as write measurable goals of functional outcomes.

 

Continuing Education Credits:

A certificate of completion will be issued at the end of the course, approved by the following sanctioning organizations:

This course has been approved for 7 Contact Hours / 0.7 CEUs by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). TheraPeeds, Inc, is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)(The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA). AOTA_CE_Logo
This course has been approved for 8.4 Contact Hours by the New York Sate Education Department's State Board of Physical Therapy (NYSEDSBPT). TheraPeeds, Inc, is an approved provider of continuing education by the New York Sate Education Department's State Board of Physical Therapy (NYSEDSBPT). nysedlogo

 

Attire:

Please wear comfortable, loose clothing and bring a mat or large towel for floor work.

 

Presenter:

Julia Harper, PhD, MS, OTR/L

President of Therapeeds, Inc., Julia has practiced exclusively as a pediatric occupational therapist with a diversified client population and currently practices in NY and Florida. She has trained extensively, conducted research and holds advanced certifications in a variety of pediatric treatments. She is SIPT certified, lectures and trains therapist worldwide. Julia is nationally recognized for her work in SI treatment and her unique approach to providing integrative therapy.

 

General Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% tuition refund if cancellation received up to four weeks prior to the date of the seminar.

  • No tuition refund if cancellation made after the four week deadline.

  • Full tuition refund if seminar cancelled by Therapeeds or the sponsors.No refund for travel expenses.

 

S Y L L A B U S

Time

Activity

08:00 am 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

09:00 am 

Welcome and Higher Level Discrimination

Overview of neurology of the auditory system as it relates to auditory processing, spatial relations and motor planning

10:30 am 

Morning Break

10:45 am 

Case Study and Treatment

Detailed examination of case study with focus on assessment and treatment

12:30 pm 

Lunch Break

01:30 pm 

Case Study and Treatment

Detailed examination of case study with focus on assessment and treatment

03:30 pm 

Afternoon Break

03:45 pm 

Treatment Progression and Goal Writing

Treatment Planning and Goal Writing for Sensory Integration for higher level sensory processing dysfunctions using case studies.

05:00 pm 

Treatment Progression and Goal Writing

Treatment Planning and Goal Writing for Sensory Integration for higher level sensory processing dysfunctions using case studies.


Your conference has allowed me to gain so much more knowledge on SI which will only help me grow as a therapist. Thank you for being a great speaker!

Nicole L.
Windfall, IN

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