In recent years, diagnoses of ADHD have considerably increased. This course delves into treatment strategies for home and school to assist children who have difficulty controlling impulsive behaviors, difficulty paying attention, and/or are overly active. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on January 11, 2017
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Text/Transcript
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; IBCCES/2.0; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to accurately list five statistics regarding the prevalence of ADHD.
- The participant will be able to independently describe the screening and diagnosis process for ADHD.
- The participant will be able to list at least three barriers faced by children with ADHD.
- The participant will be able to compare and contrast at least four non-pharmaceutical treatment strategies for ADHD.
- The participant will be able to list at least three existing and potential opportunities for physical therapists and occupational therapists to provide services for individuals with ADHD.
|0-5 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|5-30 Minutes||Prevalence, etiology, clinical presentation and prognosis|
|30-40 Minutes||The screening and diagnosis process|
|40-50 Minutes||Barriers faced by children with ADHD|
|50-60 Minutes||Pharmaceutical treatment|
|60-90 Minutes||Non-pharmaceutical treatment strategies and resources|
|90-115 Minutes||Role of physical therapy and occupational therapy|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A, Summary|
Amy M. Schlessman
PT, DPT, DHS
Amy received a bachelor of science and a master of physical therapy degree from Ohio University. She received a doctor of physical therapy degree and doctor of health science degree from the University of Indianapolis. Amy is an assistant professor in the physical therapy program at University of Findlay. She has been a school-based PT for 18 years, promoting physical activity embedded into academics and inter-professional collaboration while closely working with educators, administrators, therapists and parents. Her research on pediatric health promotion was published in Pediatric Physical Therapy. She published an activity book “Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables,” which combines movement and learning with common household recyclables. Her YouTube channel offers simple, DIY, low cost, movement and learning strategies for school and at home. Amy has conducted presentations in various states and nationally for educators and therapists, where her energy and presentation style engages, energizes and empowers attendees!
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