This course emphasizes how to incorporate sensory strategies for self-regulation in school-based therapy, clinic-based services, and home health services to promote participation and performance in varied environments, including the school context. Emphasis will be on preventing behaviors and meltdowns related to sensory processing, collaborating with teachers and parents to implement into daily routines, and monitoring outcomes for documentation and program evaluation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on April 21, 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; 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; MD/0.2; 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 differentiate between behavior and sensory-based behaviors in relation to meltdowns in children.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 2 ways to determine if a child is having a sensory-based meltdown.
- The participant will be able to delineate at least four approaches to intervention for children with sensory-based meltdowns, including 1) reframe the behavior; 2) collaborate to prescribe sensory strategies to maintain arousal level for learning; 3) improve coping abilities with sensory strategies, and 4) environmental adaptation.
- The participant will be able to identify at least two ways to utilize sensory modulation strategies to prevent or reduce episodes.
|0-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|10-25 Minutes||Sensory Processing|
|35-45 Minutes||Behavior analysis|
|45-55 Minutes||Sensory vs Behavior|
|55-65 Minutes||Abnormal Threat Analysis|
|65-80 Minutes||Approaches to Intervention|
|80-95 Minutes||Case Examples with outcome measures|
|95-115 Minutes||Effects of exercise on cortisol and sensory|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L
Nicole Quint has been an occupational therapist for over 14 years, working in adult and pediatric rehabilitation and academia. She is currently Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at Nova Southeastern University, teaching in both the Masters and Doctoral programs. She provides outpatient pediatric OT services at NSU, specializing in children and adolescents with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and concomitant disorders. She also provides consultation and direct therapy services at the University School, a private school on campus, for middle school students in the resource program. Dr. Quint has completed the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation’s Level I Mentorship Program, is certified in Interactive Metronome, Integrated Listening Systems, and NeuroNet therapies. She has co-authored a program for integrating sensory-based programming in schools for all students entitled “It Just Makes Sense”. Dr. Quint presents on topics related to SPD, pediatric considerations on the occupation of sleep, occupational therapy and vision, reflective therapist, executive functions, motor learning, leadership in occupational therapy and social emotional learning. She recently co-presented at the 2016 SOPAC Conference in Keystone Colorado with Dr. Melissa Tovin,PT, MA, PhD, CEEAA
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