Children with ASD often present with sensory processing disorder that significantly impacts sensory-motor function, social communication and behavior, and participation in age-appropriate activities at school, home or in the community. This course provides an overview of sensory processing disorder in ASD, identifies appropriate tests and measures, and presents strategies to support the sensory needs of this population. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on November 7, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.5; AL/2.5; AR/2.5; AZ/2.5; CA/2.5; CO/2.5; CT/2.5; DE/2.5; GA/2.5; HI/2.5; IA/2.5; IACET/0.3; ID/2.5; IL/2.5; IN/2.5; KS/2.5; KY/2.5 Category 2; LA/2.5; MA/2.5; ME/2.5; MI/2.5; MO/2.5; MS/2.5; MT/2.5; NC/2.5; ND/2.5; NE/2.5; NH/2.5; NJ/2.5; NY/2.5; OR/2.5; PA/2.5; RI/2.5; SC/2.5; SD/2.5; TN/2.5; TX/2.5; UT/2.5; VA/2.5; VT/2.5; WA/2.5; WI/2.5; WV/2.5; WY/2.5
- The participant will be able to describe at least three direct impacts of sensory processing disorder in children with ASD in the following functional area: sensory-motor function.
- The participant will be able to identify at least two tests and at least two measures used to assess sensory-motor function in children with ASD.
- The participant will be able to outline at least three strategies to meet the sensory needs of a child with ASD.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-45 Minutes||Overview of sensory processing disorder and implications for children with ASD|
|45-75 Minutes||Review of tests and measures for sensory processing disorder and sensory-motor function|
|75-100 Minutes||Sensory-motor interventions|
|100-130 Minutes||Case reviews|
|140-150 Minutes||Q & A|
Melissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, PCS
Dr. Tovin has been a practicing physical therapist for 30 years and involved in physical therapy education for 28 years. She is a board certified clinical specialist in pediatric physical therapy, with experience in a variety of clinical settings, both adult and pediatric. Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University, she currently teaches in the DPT and PhD programs, and also serves as Director of Residency Programs. She continues to practice pediatrics in NSU’s out-patient clinic and preschool for children with autism related disorders (ASD). She has extensive clinical experience in autism and has presented at numerous national conferences on the topic. She is actively engaged in research and community outreach programs serving children, adolescents and young adults with ASD, including coaching for Special Olympics. Research interests include interprofessional education, pediatric PT education, residency education, and wellness and adulthood transitions for individuals with ASD. She was recently named the 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year by the University of Miami- Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.
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