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Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction - LIVE WEBINAR - TWO SESSIONS

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   11
Registration Fee:   $369

Objectives • Describe interdependent dynamics of sensory systems as they relate to gross motor function. • Assess and identify specific areas of sensory dysfunction in pediatric clients who are referred to physical therapy for gross motor challenges. • Apply skilled clinical reasoning in sensorimotor therapeutic interventions. • Develop sensory-based strategies to increase postural control, strength, coordination, motor planning, stability & mobility. • Explain evidence-based rationale for chosen therapeutic techniques to improve caregiver, team, and administrative communication and understanding.

Target Audience
Audience Clinical Level: Intermediate physical and occupational therapists who work with children in school, at home, or in the clinic. *“Sensory Aware” techniques are evidence-based sensory techniques beyond common knowledge and are integrated with a motor learning frame of reference.

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 11 contact hours (1.1) CEUs, Intermediate Level. Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. Approved by the NJ and OK Boards of Physical Therapy. Approved by the MD Board of PT for 1.1 CEUs. Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 13 continuing education contact hours. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 13 contact hours. Application has been made to Illinois EI Training Program. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 13.2 contact hours (1.32 CEUs). Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY and TX. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, MA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 11 contact hours (1.1 CEUs) - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider – 11 PDUs. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker 13- hours. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners. 11 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification. Education Resources Inc. 266 Main St, Medfield, MA 02052 • 800-487-6530

Gain practical “Sensory-Aware” tools to treat children with both underlying gross motor and sensory dysfunction. You will learn to utilize sensory-aware skills that are based in functional strengthening and coordination activities to maximize the effectiveness of your treatments. You will leave this course with the ability to improve children’s postural control, foundational weakness, instability, incoordination, motor planning, and restricted mobility by utilizing sensory knowledge to improve functional outcomes and increase participation in school and at home.

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