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Kidz in Motion 5-day Sensory Integration Program

For Therapists and Other Developmentalists

Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


This 5-Full day program combines an exciting "camp-like" environment that provides an "INTENSIVE" sensory integration treatment approach for children ages 4-11 with special needs. Changing the nervous system at a quicker pace requires increase frequency, duration and intensity of sensory input!! Children participate in a broad range of fun-filled activities designed to have a therapeutic benefit. This is combined with occupational therapy utilizing the sensory integration theory and strategies with the underlying understanding of plasticity of the brain. A limited number of participants who are interested will have the opportunity to experience hands-on learning using many dynamic strategies for working with children with special needs. Hands-on learning time combined with formal learning time together average 8 hours per day with an additional orientation day. Includes therapeutic horse-riding, aquatic activities, reflex integration and so much more! Participants who are Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants will be eligible to receive 41 contact hours/.41 AOTA CEUs, other clinicians 41 contact hours (check to see if it's accepted by your national organization) and non-clinicians 41 contact hours. Learning activities will include opportunities for both formal (lectures) and practical experiences.    


Presenters: Participants learning experiences will be facilitated by Paula Stewart, MS,OTR/L and Christine Grant, MS, OTR/L who are also the owners of OT For Kidz. Both Paula and Christine are occupational therapist with over 20 years of clinical experiences. They are SIPT certified clinicians which is an advanced national certification in the evaluation and treatment of Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD). Both have been trained in treating auditory processing deficits (usually part of a greater sensory processing disorder) using iLs (Interactive Listening Systems), IM (Interactive Metronome) or the Therapeutic Listening Program. They incorporate their training in Reflex Integration, Therapeutic Handling & Massage, Neuronet, Oculo-motor/functional vision along with many other strategies into their treatment sessions which will be integrated into the Kidz in Motion program.


Target Participants for Counselors: OT, COTA, PT, PTA, Teachers, Paraprofessionals and other pediatric Developmentalist of a Bachelors Degree in a Related Field

Educational Level: Beginners-Advanced


Target Participants for Counselor Assistants: College Students in Healthcare (i.e. OT, PT, Speech, psychology) and/or Education  

Sun

TBA

iLs - Integrated Listening System

ADVANCED ILS APPLICATIONS: EXPANDING YOUR TOOLBOX

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Registration Criteria: (1) successful completion of the Practitioner Training: Foundations & Implementation On Site or Online (formerly Practitioner Training Course), and use of the iLs Total Focus System for at least six months, or, (2) completion of the Advanced iLs Applications: Expanding Your Toolbox Course (formerly Advanced Practitioner Training Course Level -1). The Advanced iLs Applications: Expanding Your Toolbox training will cover the Pro Amplifier and its increased bone conduction and R/L lateralization, utilizing the VoicePro, iLs program structure and…

Sun

TBA

Registration Time: 7:30-8:00 am

Lecture: 8 am-5 pm (Full-Day)


The Focus is on how to conduct a pediatric evaluation which includes the proper use of the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (PDMS-2). A beginners to intermediate course. Experience hands-on extensive training in how to administer, score and analyze young children in Early Intervention, CPSE and CSE. This workshop is geared towards the OT and OTAs but not exclusive! This workshop covers a review of the central nervous system and its connection with sensory processing deficits and overall motor skills. We will cover the parent interview process: the what and why questions and how it impacts your analysis of your child! How do you conduct an evaluation when the child just can't focus or sit still!! 


Target Audiences: OT, COTA, PT, PTA & other Pediatric Developmentalist Educational Level: Beginners

Participants will receive certificate of completion reflecting hours of participation and completion of evaluation survey.Earn 7.0 hours/.07 CEUs.


Presenter: Paula Stewart, MS, OTR/L owner of Therapeutic Consulting Service and co-owner of Occupational Therapy Kidz is a dynamic SIPTs certified OT clinician with over 20 years of experience which includes the assessment and treatment of infants and young children with various conditions including Autism, Sensory Processing Dysfunction, ADHD and other developmental disorders, etc.  She is also a field tester of Standardized Evaluation Tools related to pediatrics 

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TBA

Putting the Pieces Together: Completing an OT Pediatric Evaluation and IEP: Part II

Creating the Report

Registration Time: 3:45-4:00 pm

Lecture Time: 4:00 pm-8:00 pm (half day)

In this workshop each participant will derive scores using video presentation of child using the PDMS-2 and writing up an evaluation report based on the results! This is not a beginners course. It is highly recommended to take part I as a pre-requisite

Target Audiences: OT, COTA, PT, PTA & other Pediatric Developmentalist Educational Level: Beginners

Participants will receive certificate of completion reflecting hours of participation and completion of evaluation survey.Earn 7.0 hours/.07 CEUs.

Presenter: Paula Stewart, MS, OTR/L owner of Therapeutic Consulting Service and co-owner of Occupational Therapy Kidz is a dynamic SIPTs certified OT clinician with over 20 years of experience which includes the assessment and treatment of infants and young children with various conditions including Autism, Sensory Processing Dysfunction, ADHD and other developmental disorders, etc. She is also a field tester of Standardized Evaluation Tools related to pediatrics 

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[In collaboration with Therapeutic Consulting Service, AOTA Approved Provider #7057; The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Participants will receive certificate of completion reflecting hours of participation & completion of evaluation survey. Classification Code 1-OT Domain and 2-OT Process].AOTA Classification Codes: Category 1: Areas of Occupation (i.e.Performance Skills)Category 2: Occupational Process (i.e. Evaluation, Intervention and Outcomes)Category 3: Occupational Education (i.e. Educational Outcomes)To review the AOTA classification codes for continuing education activities go to www.AOTA.org


Facility is wheelchair accessible. Contact TCS for any special needs request upon registration.