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) Intermediate Level.
Approved for FL Occupational Therapists for 3.5 continuing education hours - CE Broker # 20-650750.
Approved by the Florida Physical Therapy Association for 3.5 CE Hours - #CE20-650750.
Approved by the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for ___ CEUs.
Approved by OK State Board of PT course #___ for __ CEUs, Category B.
Approved by the KY Physical Therapy Association for 3 contact hours. Approval #CS64-2010-KPTA thru 3/6/21.
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 3.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 3.6 contact hours (.36 CEUs).
Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 3 contact hours. This continuing competence activity has been approved by the NC Physical Therapy Association #19-0722-021. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 3 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Participant's License Number _________.
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NBCOT Professional Development for 3.75 PDUs.
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