Get empowered to enliven this critical part of the school day! Learn how to collaborate with teachers to provide education and resources to families regarding age-appropriate physical activity guidelines, share general knowledge of motor learning principles and the benefits of physical exercise for children with Autism spectrum disorder and the importance of physical activity and fitness, and their relationship to health, participation, and wellness. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy for the school-based PT/PTA.
Course created on July 11, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
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; 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; ProCert/FSBPT/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 describe at least 3 benefits of recess.
- The participant will be able to describe at least 3 strategies for making leadership decisions regarding improving recess in schools.
- The participant will be able to list at least 2 strategies for communicating and enforcing behavioral and safety expectations during recess.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 3 strategies for creating an environment supportive of physical activity during recess.
- The participant will be able to describe at least 2 strategies for engaging the school community to support recess.
- The participant will be able to identify at least 2 strategies for gathering data on recess.
|0-20 Minutes||Benefits of recess|
|20-40 Minutes||Strategies for making leadership decisions regarding improving recess in schools|
|40-70 Minutes||Strategies for communicating and enforcing behavioral and safety expectations during recess|
|70-100 Minutes||Strategies for creating an environment supportive of physical activity during recess|
|100-110 Minutes||Strategies for engaging the school community to support recess|
|110-120 Minutes||Gathering data on recess, summary, Q&A|
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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