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Therapies In Schools Conference 2019

Year after year, key decision makers in the field anticipate attending Therapies in the Schools to learn of new innovations and opportunities to improve their practice. This annual event is an excellent opportunity to showcase your relevant products to a receptive and curious crowd.

NOVEMBER 21-22, 2019 – Sheraton Framingham Hotel

ERI provides sessions for therapists who have been working for many years, as well as therapists new to practice in a school-based setting, providing a diverse array of options for participants. This year’s topics include cutting-edge sessions including:

  • Helping children prepare their brains and bodies for learning,
  • Utilizing neurological approaches to improve self-regulation,
  • Effectively implementing a trauma-informed approach,
  • Strategies for building effective groups, facilitating improved postural control
  • Fostering internal motivation in students,
  • Effective collaborate strategies

Join the ERI atmosphere that promotes therapists building connections, sharing ideas, and actively learning.


ERI Recognizes School Based Therapists 
Nominations Now Accepted for NEW Scholarship and Creative School Based Therapy Award

Day 1 Only
Morning Sessions - General
Choice of ONE Afternoon Session:
A. Ready Bodies Learning Minds: Strategies for Special Populations - Athena Oden
B. Self-Regulation and Psychoneuroimmunology: Using a New Model to Determine andImplement Optimal Treatment Approaches for Each Child - Susan Roberts
C. Support for Beginning Practice: School-Based Therapy 201. Writing Goals, Benchmarks, Measuringand Documenting Progress - Kathryn Biel and Nicole Barmen
D. Reframing What Progress Looks Like for the Severely Involved Child: A Lateral Progression - Beth Currier
Day 2 Only
Morning Sessions - General
Choice of ONE Afternoon Session:
A. Using the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATco) to Optimize Positioning and Enhance Function - Susan Cecere, Jocelyn Newell, Sandra Saavedra
B. I’m in Charge! Teaching Kids to Take Charge of Their Lives: A Workshop on Student Self Determination - Amy Coopersmith, MaryBeth Fitzgerald
C. How to Build Thoughtful Groups - Deidre Azzopardi
D. Using Components of Motor Learning to Drive Your School Based Practice - Julie Lalik
Both Days
Morning sessions are general sessions you can choose your afternoon sessions.
Choice of ONE Afternoon Session Per Day
See Day 1 & Day 2