THERAPIES in the SCHOOL
November 16-17, 2017
With Preconference : Wednesday November 15
This year’s conference focuses on aligning motor needs with educational needs, and how to improve executive function in children who are receiving therapy services in the school setting. Strategies to reduce anxiety and problem behaviors in the classroom, as well as the latest advances in technology to address cognitive deficits and executive skills are discussed.
We are honored to welcome internationally acclaimed and respected speakers including Jessica Minahan, a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst and special educator, as well as a consultant to schools internationally and
Karen Jacobs, OTR, Ed.D, CPE, FAOTA, a clinical professor in Occupational Therapy at Boston University, an international instructor and past president of AOTA.
Returning this year: Cheese and Wine Networking Event November 16th 5:15pm
By popular demand:
The Zones of Regulation:A Framework to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control
Wednesday November 15th 2017
Nationally acclaimed speaker Leah Kuypers, M.A. Ed., OTR/L will provide therapists, teachers, and parents with hands-on knowledge on the nature of self-regulation and strategies for improving self regulation and emotional control in individuals of all ages. The presentation addresses topics including the brain’s involvement, typical development, sensory processing, emotional regulation, and executive functioning. Participants will learn an explicit, stair-stepped method and tools to guide students in utilizing The Zones framework across situations and environments to regulate sensory needs, impulses, and emotional states in response to social demands.
NEW this year we are applying to the PA State Board of Physical Therapy and the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Approved by the New York State Board of Physical Therapy and by the New York State Education Department
Therapists and educators may register directly through Education Resources Inc.
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Complete course description, CEU details, speaker bios, registration information and group registration details.