Hone your clinical decision-making skills to improve outcomes in the pediatric population by utilizing rhythm-based strategies, ocular motor assessments and treatment, reflex integration and SI interventions.
- CEU DETAILS
This course will focus on clinical decision-making for the use of vision, occulomotor and movement strategies to enhance outcomes. Emphasis will be on frameworks used with special populations and analysis of assessment data. Movement-based therapeutic strategies and ocular-motor assessment will be incorporated through case study review for effective and evidence-based treatment planning. Video case analysis will allow attendees to sharpen observational and assessment skills and integrate course material for more complex clinical data-based decision making in order to L.E.A.R.N.
- Learn through integration
- Adjust expectations
- Repeat predictable patterns
- Notice shifts in system
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Develop more refined observational skills for effective treatment planning for the pediatric population.
- Describe evidence-based movement strategies with review of related research and expand ability to L.E.A.R.N.
- Assess and interpret how vision and ocular-motor dysfunction can impact learning and describe at least three strategies to increase visual efficiency.
- Describe Sensory Integration Fidelity Measures and principles from data-based decision making.
June Smith OTR/L, a dynamic and engaging instructor, is an Occupational Therapist and licensed Brain Gym Instructor. She has certifications in Sensory Integration, SIPT and Neurodevelopmental Treatment. She brings a wealth of experience from varied settings including her previous position as Supervisor of OT Services at a residential/day program with adults/children with developmental challenges and as a clinician/mentor at South Shore Therapies SI clinic. June has more than thirty-five years of experience in the field of O.T. working with individuals who present with a variety of physical, cognitive and behavioral challenges that impact learning. She is certified to teach both basic and advanced courses entitled Brain Gym® for children who have Special Needs. She has presented at International Brain Gym® conferences, is a member of the Educational Kinesiology Foundation and has a presentation at the 2017 AOTA National convention. In addition, June also works closely with Developmental Optometrists, and collaboratively established a vision clinic to promote visual efficiency.
"June is a very knowledgeable and engaging instructor. This course covered many different areas and was very helpful in giving us concrete tools to use immediately." --
"Definitely you will learn something for yourself, your family and your students. There is so much to know. Thanks June, It was great!" --
"This hands on, practical course will help me so much with so many of my kids. I can't wait to give all of what I learned "a go". June's energy and passion brings all the topics to life. You walk out with a new and improved over-flowing tool box; and who doesn't love to move! --
Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
2591 Compass Road
Glenview, IL 60026
Courtyard - Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 14 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention.
The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT professional development provider-14 PDU's.