Learn to implement intervention strategies to successfully support social engagement, play skills, motor coordination, executive functioning skills, and participation in daily activities using the latest research to support children with ASD. This course maintains applications to people across the lifespan as well as a variety of treatment settings; including, school-based, clinical, home and hospital settings.
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With the increasing number of children with ASD it is essential that therapists keep current on the latest research and interventions to incorporate new knowedge and techniques into their clinical practice. This course will assist practitioners in identifying and implementing intervention strategies to successfully support social engagement, play skills, motor coordination, planning and participation in daily activities. Learning will be supported through case analysis and practical, easy to use strategies.
Course is applicable to all ages of individuals on the autism spectrum. It will cover early signs of autism, as well as strategies that can be applicable to school age children, teenagers and adults.
Stacey is the owner of South Shore Therapies, Inc., a clinic specializing in intervention for individuals with sensory, motor and feeding difficulties. She is nationally recognized for her knowledge of sensory integration and has developed and presented a wide variety of workshops on assessment, intervention, and combining therapeutic techniques. Her extensive clinical and teaching experience provides the foundation for her belief in an eclectic approach to intervention, focusing on developing functional abilities for independence. She incorporates these ideas into her teaching style which highlights active learning and developing a wide range of practical and usable suggestions for intervention.
Ms. Szklut has authored book chapters on Assessment of the Developmentally Delayed Child, Occupational and Physical Therapy Interventions for the Learning Disabled Child, Indirect Intervention Strategies and Pediatric Case Vignettes. She is a co-author of the book Answers to Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration. In 2011, she was awarded an excellence in writing award by AOTA for her article entitled Using Clinical Reasoning to Evaluate Sensory Processing Dysfunction. A highlight in recent years has been her collaboration with Gary Kielhofner for his book Conceptual Frameworks in OT, where she and South Shore Therapies were highlighted for their exemplary work pediatric occupational therapy.
"Stacey was WONDERFUL! She was organized, knowledgeable and entertaining. A great speaker. She provided us with a comprehensive look at Autism, Sensory and provided us with Intervention tools that I can use tomorrow in the clinic." -- Jill OTR
"This course provided valuable knowledge and resources for intervention strategies, especially for kids with ASD and sensory issues. Stacey was a great speaker and has so many resources and information to share. She truly taught me a great deal this weekend." -- Claire SLP
"Stacey's wealth of knowledge, humor, empathy and wisdom makes for a dynamic course! Loved all the cartoons, videos and examples!" -- Annonymous
"Very informative course! Great overview of the therapeutic components and relationships needed for kids with Autism. I also really appreciated the organized list of references and resources." -- Mary, OTR
"I am completely satisfied with this course. I feel a variety of areas were touched upon. I gained knowledge that I can and will implement into therapy sessions throughout my career." --Christie, SLP
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
2525 Chicago Avenue South CSC267
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Hilton Garden Inn - Minneapolis
1101 4th Avenue S, Downtown
Minneapolis, MN 55404
This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEUs).
In NH and MA, this workshop meets accepted standards for continuing competence activities for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEUs).
Application has been made to the MN Board of Physical Therapy Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This course is offered for up to 1.3 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate level, Professional area)
12 hours of this course qualify toward the 20 hours requirement for NDTA re-certification