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Linking Motor Skills and Speech Strategies to Improve Outcomes in Autism and Other Motor Related Disorders - LIVE WEBINAR - Two Sessions

Education Resources, Inc.

Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Speech-Language
Contact Hours:   12
Registration Fee:   $369.00

At the end of this webinar, the participant will be able to: Select at least 3 treatment strategies based on current evidence that support pediatric trends for children with ASD. Identify NDT-CPM concepts of facilitation and key points of control during handling in order to improve functional independence, communication and language. Utilize information from direct handling skills during assessment and treatment to guide goal development and treatment progression using provided case studies. Assess client alignment, upright postural control, rib cage and pelvis positioning and the impact on client function using the video case study provided. Choose a specific treatment strategy related to motor planning, alignment, upright postural control, and/or unlock rib cage and pelvis to facilitate improved function and participation based on video case study analysis. Collaborate to problem solve an evaluation and subsequent treatment strategies to maximize client independence using the provided case study and information from other professionals/disciplines. Recommendations: Each participant of this webinar should have a 14-inch doll with a soft body, movable joints or a second participant to directly work with.

Target Audience
Audience: This Intermediate Level webinar will utilize lecture, facilitation, video case studies, demonstrations and self-practice. The intended audience is for OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs, SLPs and SLPAs; all practice areas, applies for children of all ages (EI, school, outpatient), and of all levels of ASD (mild to severe).

Confirmation Notes
This course meets the criteria for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs), Intermediate Level. Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#03230. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 12 contact hours 1.2 CEUs. (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products or clinical procedures. Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 14.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 12 units. ASHA CE Provider (Intermediate Level) 1.2 ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. Application has been made to the FL Physical Therapy Association for 14.5 continuing education contact hours. Application has been made to the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.2 CEUs. Application has been made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy. Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Application has been made to the OK Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision for Physical Therapy. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 14 contact hours. Application has been made to IL EI Training Program. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 14.4 contact hours (1.44 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. 12 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


Registration includes access to all three sessions and handouts. Please download Brochure for full schedule. Learn multidisciplinary and discipline specific assessment and treatment strategies based on the NeuroDevelopmental Treatment – Contemporary Practice Model (NDT-CPM) for children with ASD. Help the child with ASD progress in their motor skills for coordinated movement activities and speech and language development. Current research will be highlighted that supports the significant connection the cerebellum has to children with ASD and how that information can help with problem solving and treatment strategies needed with this population. Utilizing current evidence, participants will expand their depth of handling techniques while problem solving to improve function, communication and language for their pediatric client. Understanding of how specific handling can improve your client’s ability to gain function and participation will be embedded throughout the course. Handling will include alignment, upright postural control, unlocking the rib cage and pelvis to gain speech and improved body control. The format will be lecture, video case studies, facilitation demonstrations and discussions with opportunities for self-practice.

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