Optimal function of our body occurs when our sensory and motor systems are strong and able to adapt to the demands of the environment. Today’s children often struggle with fidgeting, decreased attention, and immature motor patterns which manifest themselves through frustration and behavior issues. This course will take a look at these issues and identify treatment strategies.
Course created on March 2, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.5; AL/1.5; AR/1.5; AZ/1.5; CA/1.5; CO/1.5; CT/1.5; DE/1.5; GA/1.5; HI/1.5; IA/1.5; IACET/0.2; IBCCES/1.5; ID/1.5; IL EITP/1.5; IL/1.5; IN/1.5; KS/1.5; KY/1.5 Category 2; MA/1.5; ME/1.5; MI/1.5; MO/1.5; MS/1.5; MT/1.5; NC/1.5; ND/1.5; NE/1.5; NH/1.5; NY/1.5; OR/1.5; PA/1.5; RI/1.5; SC/1.5; SD/1.5; TN/1.5; TX/1.5; UT/1.5; VA/1.5; VT/1.5; WA/1.5; WI/1.5; WY/1.5
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of movement to higher level brain function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify physical manifestations of immature brain function.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify hands-on movement activities that can be applied to children in order to improve brain maturity, improve posture, and connect body systems.
|5-30 Minutes||Neurology, symptoms, postural abnormalities, assessment techniques|
|30-50 Minutes||Treatment strategies clinic, home|
|50-65 Minutes||Treatment strategies school|
|65-85 Minutes||Goals, Carryover Plan|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L
Pediatric occupational therapist, Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L, author of The Pocket Occupational Therapist Book Series, is a veteran clinician specializing in Sensory Processing Disorder, reflex integration, and autism. She obtained her Master of Occupational Therapy degree in 1997 from Duquesne University. In addition to her longstanding work as a private practice OT, Cara is a successful entrepreneur, having started two companies. Her products can be found in special needs catalogues and websites across the US and UK. Cara’s latest venture is The Pocket Occupational Therapist Book Series. As an author, Cara brings her expertise as a pediatric occupational therapist and mother of two children with autism to parents, caregivers, families, and educators in an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow format.
Cara speaks regularly across the US and provides OT consultations, trainings, and seminars as The Pocket Occupational Therapist. She serves on the Advisory Board of Autism Asperger’s Digest Magazine. Articles authored by Cara are featured in many special needs publications such as Autism File, Autism Parenting Magazine, and NewsLine. Cara is also a children’s YOGA instructor and Certified Irlen screener.
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