The presentation discusses evidence-based approaches in motor learning for children with ASD, highlighting treatment plans that are focused on participation in the school environment. Measurement approaches and goal development, dosing and frequency will also be discussed.
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This course is part of Therapies in the School Online Conference 5
This seminar provides therapists with a thorough review on the existing research to classify motor impairments in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which are now considered a core deficit of the diagnosis. The presentation discusses evidence-based approaches in motor learning for children with ASD, highlighting treatment plans that are focused on participation in the school environment. Measurement approaches and goal development, dosing and frequency will also be discussed.
- Utilize evidence to develop and implement effective motor programming for children with autism.
- Discuss the neural basis for autism and the associated impairments of ASD.
- Discuss the connection between impairments and functioning for children with ASD.
- Develop educationally relevant functional goals and assessment tools.
- Assess and apply motor learning principles as related to motor interventions for ASD.
- Summarize external evidence for service delivery models for ASD.
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.
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.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 3 Contact Hours (.3 CEUs)
Approved by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 3 continuing education credits. Approval # 1804-157
The PA State Board Physical Therapy accept other state board's approvals.
Approved by the FL Board of Physical Therapy for 3.5 continuing education hours #CE19-650750
Approved for FL OT's for 3.5 continuing education hours CE Broker #20-650750
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 3 contact hours
This continuing Competence activity has been approved by the NC Physical Therapy Association #18-0722-024
Approved by the KY Physical Therapy Association for 3 contact Hours. Approval #CS64-2010-KPTA through 3/6/21.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 3 CCUs and meets continuing
competence requirements for PT's and PTA's licensure renewal in Texas. Participant's License Number _________
Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 3 contact hours.
Approved provider by the New York State Board of Physical Therapy for 3.6 contact hours (.36 CEUs)
Education Resources is an AOTA Approved Provider for Live and Distance Learning-Independent Courses - 3 Contact Hours (.3 CEUs)
NBCOT Professional Development for 3.75 PDUs
Please visit our website www.educationresourcesinc.com for approval in states not listed
12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification