Posts Categorized: School Based Therapists

Become Sensory Aware with ERI Instructor Liesa Persaud

Are you a therapist looking to gain practical tools to treat children with gross motor and sensory dysfunction? You’re in luck! Acclaimed ERI Instructor, Liesa Persaud, DPT, PCS, PT, CKTP is back with a new two-day course, “Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction.”  Liesa will teach evidence-based “Sensory-Aware” tools and techniques that… Read more »

The Zones of Regulation with Leah Kuypers, M.A.ED., OTR/L in Tennessee this March

When Leah Kuypers created  The Zones of Regulation, her goal was to provide others with information on a framework she used to foster self-regulation and emotional control in children. Her book has been enthusiastically received by educators and therapists across the country, and now she is sharing her expertise with ERI’s community of therapists on… Read more »

Sharing this ASHA Survey to Help Promote Interprofessional Collaboration – Please complete by December 15

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA’s) School Services team will be working with the ASHA Leader team to write an article on the benefits of collaborating with other special education providers, e.g., occupational therapists, nurses, physical therapists, special education teachers, school counselors, school psychologists. The ASHA Leader is ASHA’s newsmagazine. They would like to include quotes… Read more »

Raise Your Hands if You’re Excited for this Year’s Therapies in the School Conference!

It’s “Therapies Eve” at ERI and we couldn’t be more excited! Tomorrow we will welcome more than 200 OTs, PTs, and SLPs to Therapies in the School 2019, our annual school-based conference just outside of Boston. Renowned speakers including Athena Oden creator of “Ready Bodies, Learning Minds,” and self-regulation expert Susan Roberts will take the… Read more »

ERI and Kelly Mahler Bring “Interoception, the Eighth Sense” to the East Coast

Kelly Mahler, MS, OTR/L, who presented the keynote speech to a packed room at the 2019 Therapies in the School Conference, is teaming up with ERI to offer her engaging course “Interoception, the Eighth Sense: Practical Solutions for Promoting Self-Regulation, Positive Behavior, Language Development and Social Participation.” Kelly’s course received high-praise from therapists and we’re… Read more »