Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. Children with ASD face challenges as they form the motor programs that serve as the basis for daily life and play. This interdisciplinary course series will expand upon the theory of praxis and the child’s ability to adaptively respond to their environment in a way that is meaningful and efficient. Through practical and clinical demonstrations, the learner will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of motor learning for the child with ASD. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on October 1, 2020
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/4.0; AL/4.0; AR/4.0; AZ/4.0; CA/4.0; CO/4.0; CT/4.0; DC/4.0; DE/4.0; FL/4.0; GA/4.0; HI/4.0; IA/4.0; IACET/0.4; ID/4.0; IL/4.0; IN/4.0; KS/4.0; LA/4.0; MA/4.0; ME/4.0; MI/4.0; MO/4.0; MS/4.0; MT/4.0; NC/4.0; ND/4.0; NE/4.0; NH/4.0; NY/4.0; OH/4.0; OR/4.0; PA/4.0; RI/4.0; SC/4.0; SD/4.0; TN/4.0; TX/4.0; UT/4.0; VA/4.0; VT/4.0; WA/4.0; WI/4.0; WY/4.0
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the statistics of ASD, including prevalence, general characteristics and medical diagnosis criteria.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify motor learning theories, specifically expanding on the concept of praxis and the importance of motor coordination for daily life and play for the child with ASD.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify standardized testing and protocols focusing on motor learning for the evaluation and assessment of the child with ASD.
- After this course series, through direct observation of intervention and documentation examples, participants will be able to identify frontline and advanced interventions for the progression of praxis, whole-body coordination, and motor learning.
|0-60 Minutes||Impact of Motor Learning: Foundations of ASD and Motor Learning Theories|
|60-120 Minutes||Impact of Motor Learning: Daily Life and Play|
|120-240 Minutes||Impact of Motor Learning: Clinical Evaluations, Assessments, and Interventions|
Mariah is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and grew up in Kentucky. Mariah is a former Applied Behavior Analysis therapist for children with autism, and that is how she fell in love with Occupational Therapy. Mariah is an Interactive Metronome provider, and Integrated Listening Systems provider, Kinesio Taping Practitioner®. She is trained in neuro-developmental techniques for the adult and pediatric populations, reflex integration, and also heavily trained in Cranial Sacral Therapy. She was the South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association President (2018-2020). She has passions in reflex integration, praxis, visual deficits, craniosacral therapy, and neuro-rehabilitation. She loves living in South Carolina with her husband, son, and dog.
PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Lisa is a physical therapist with 10 years of experience in pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Carolina in 2009. Lisa has worked within outpatient pediatric clinics, serving a variety of patient populations and ages. She is trained in TheraSuit® and TheraSuit Method®, with the provision of an intensive therapy model for children with neurological disorders from 2011-2013 in Columbia, SC. She specializes in the neurological population and early motor reflex integration. Lisa became a Board-Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2019. Lisa currently works in Greenville, SC at Advanced Therapy Solutions, Kids.
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