Therapies in the School Multi-Faculty

ERI has built a faculty of experts who are on the
forefront of school based practice.

For full conference information, detailed schedule, CEU information and registration information:
Therapies in the School 2017

Meet our engaging dynamic faculty:

Josephine Bardabelias, PT has over 30 years experience working in a variety of settings, with a focus in pediatrics. Throughout her career she has treated children in acute care, N.I.C.U., early intervention and school based facilities.
Disclosure:
Financial: Josephine Bardabelias receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non financial: Josephine Bardabelias has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Jennifer A Colebourn, MS PT, DPT is a pediatric physical therapist for Hudson Public Schools. Her research focuses on motor interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders, with particular emphasis on collaborative team approaches.
Disclosure:
Financial: Jennifer Colebourn receives an honorarium from Education Resources.
Non Financial: Jennifer Colebourn has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Melissa K. Gerber, MS, OTR/L is an occupational therapist for the Great Neck Public Schools and she recently completed her doctorate. She is the president of 4MYKIDSOT, a private practice conducting preschool and early intervention evaluations and treatment.
Disclosure:
Financial: Melissa Gerber receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non Financial: Melissa Gerber has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Julie Goff, MSPT, DPT is a pediatric physical therapist currently working in the Lexington Public Schools.Julie has practiced in an outpatient clinic, early intervention and multiple public school settings. She was honored with Northeastern University’s RISE award in 2016 for her research in improving gross motor skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Disclosure:
Financial: Julie Goff receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Julie Goff has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Karen Jacobs, OTR, Ed.D, CPE, FAOTA is a clinical professor in Occupational Therapy at Boston University. Karen is an international instructor and past president of AOTA.
Disclosure:
Financial: Karen Jacobs receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Karen Jacobs has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Nechama Karman, MSPT,  is chief clinical educator at Mobility Research, providing pediatric and adult trainings, introductory and advanced seminars, webinars, and clinical support for LiteGait in the USA and internationally. She became Mary Massery’s first certified faculty member in 2016!
Disclosure:
Financial: Nechama Karman receives an honorarium from Education Resources.
Non Financial: Nechama Karman has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Christopher Marotta, MS, OTR/L provides Occupational Therapy services to students with physical disabilities at the Henry Viscardi School in Albertson, NY. He is also lectures on assistive technology topics as an adjunct faculty member at colleges and universities in New York.
Disclosure:
Financial: Christopher Marotta receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Christopher Marotta has no non-relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jessica Minahan, MEd, BCBA, is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst and special educator, as well as a consultant to schools internationally. She is a blogger on The Huffington Post, as well as the co-author of The Behavior Code and author of The Behavior Code Companion.
Disclosure:
Financial: Jessica Minahan receives a honorarium from Education Resources as well as Harvard Education Press.
Non-Financial: Jessica Minahan has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Amanda Nardone, CBIS, OTS is the Technology and Employment Coordinator for Project Career, a program that supports undergraduate students with traumatic brain injuries.
Disclosure:
Financial: Amanda Nardone receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Amanda Nardone has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Jocelynn B. Wallach, MS, OTR/L  has lectured nationwide on sensory processing and executive functioning.She now works in the Westwood Public Schools and maintains her private practice “Capable Hands and Associates."
Disclosure:
Financial: Jocelynn Wallach receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Jocelynn Wallach has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Nancy L. Williamson, M.Ed. CCC/SLP, has over 25 years experience, specializing in educational settings. She is currently employed in the Westwood Public Schools and has maintained her private practice.
Disclosure:
Financial: Nancy Williamson receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Nancy Williamson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Janine Wiskind, MS, OTR/L is an occupational therapist and owner of On Solid Ground OT in Atlanta, Georgia, a pediatric practice focusing on primitive reflex integration. She also presents seminars nationally on functional neuroanatomy, the visual-vestibular systems and reflex integration.
Disclosure:
Financial: Janine Wiskind receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial: Janine Wiskind has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.



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