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Power of Play

Amy Rossano, MA, OTR/L

November 7, 2018

This course is provided to gain an understanding and appreciation of the power of play in the development of young children. This course will discuss the benefits of play and how to facilitate learnin...   Read More


Leisure Matters! The Importance of Cultivating Leisure Interests In Young People Living with Disabilities

David Weiss, OTR/L

November 1, 2018

The presentation will focus on the importance of and positive influence on mental health from the cultivation of leisure interests. Examples with individuals and with whole group activities and positi...   Read More


Pregnancy and the Workplace

Pawan Preet Kaur, OTR/L, ATP

October 29, 2018

This course will discuss the rights for expecting mothers at the workplace. This course will further discuss how to manage signs and symptoms related to pregnancy while at the workplace for safe perfo...   Read More


Interoception: The Hidden Sensory System

Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

October 29, 2018

The interoceptive system, often referred to as the ‘eighth sensory system’ is often neglected or misunderstood. However, this system is critical to self regulation. This course will explain how un...   Read More


Occupational Therapy: A Solution for Safe Sexual Practices for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Elizabeth Schmidt, MOT, OTR/L

October 27, 2018

The limited literature available points to a critical need for a sexual education that appropriately addresses the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This review pr...   Read More


Are You Sure It's Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Susan Denham, EdD, MS, OTR/L, CHT

October 25, 2018

This course seeks to provide information that will assist the junior and seasoned therapist in advocating for and treating clients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). It provides the participa...   Read More

Belonging Through Dance

Jade Ryan, MSc.OT, BA(Kin), C.D.T.A., Mallory Ryan, MSc.OT, BHsc (Hons), C.D.T.A.

October 15, 2018

Working in collaboration with families, studios, and community organizations, the Dance Ability Movement uses Occupational Therapy to build inclusive communities within dance studios, creating a welco...   Read More


Foundations for School Readiness: Embedding School Based OT into Elementary (Day 5)

Melanie Wheeler, OTD, MS, OTR/L

October 10, 2018

This course will identify practical strategies OTs can use to embed population-based services within an elementary school setting. The strategies will be applied via Response to Intervention (RtI) / M...   Read More


Foundations for School Readiness: Early OT Exposure (EOTE), A Mindful OT Screening & Intervention (Day 4)

Angela Hissong, DEd, OTR/L, CMCP, CMMF, CIR

October 2, 2018

Exploration of a screening tool, which links child's engagement with toys and activities to skill transfer in the educational environment. Contemplation of building a portfolio of assessment and inter...   Read More


The Relationship Between Adherence and Perceived Self-Efficacy: How To Improve Functional Outcomes By Motivating Your Clients

Caryn Shore-Genack, MS, OTR/L

October 1, 2018

The field of occupational therapy believes that through therapeutic use of self the skilled practitioner can select the just right challenge and in the process have a positive impact on the self-effic...   Read More


SIMQ: The Debrief and its Importance in the Simulation Learning Experience

September 26, 2018

In this SimQ article, we will focus on a specific aspect of the simulation learning experience; the debrief. The discussion will address the importance of the debrief as part of the learning process....   Read More

Foundations for School Readiness: Executive Functioning in the Classroom (Day 3)

Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L

September 25, 2018

We use executive function skills to manage tasks we complete every day. They help us to decide what to pay attention to as well as help us to manage emotions and regulate behavior. This course helps t...   Read More


Foundations for School Readiness: Visual and Fine Motor Skills (Day 2)

Emily Dassow, OTR/L

September 20, 2018

Participants will learn how fine motor and visual motor skills and development effect students' ability to access curriculum. Practical strategies and treatment interventions will be presented to impr...   Read More


20Q: Legacy of a Cognitive Researcher

Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 18, 2018

Carolyn Baum is one of the most prominent leaders in occupational therapy. This course outlines her contributions to occupational cognitive research over the last 40 years.   Read More


Foundations for School Readiness: Sensory Regulation and Yoga (Day 1)

Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

September 10, 2018

This course will provide you tips and tools to integrate sensory regulation, yoga and mindfulness into the classroom for children of all abilities.   Read More


Entrepreneurship for the OT Professional

Krista Covell-Pierson, OTR/L, BCB-PMD

August 31, 2018

Do you dream of starting your own business but don't know where to start? This course will give you practical tips and help OT professionals get started on making their career dreams come true.   Read More

Primitive Reflexes and How They Impact Development

Emily Roper Prentice, INPP

August 27, 2018

Infants are born with a set of primitive reflexes that should inhibit within the first year after birth. This course looks at the impact that primitive reflexes have on brain and body development when...   Read More


Typical Development

Emily Roper Prentice, INPP

August 22, 2018

This course is about the complex process of normal development. Its goal is to help participants understand what happens when children develop typically so that they can have a better understanding of...   Read More


Implementing RtI for School-Based OTs and PTs: Supporting Struggling Learners

Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA

August 17, 2018

In order to make meaningful contributions to general education Response to Intervention (RtI) activities, school-based occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners must understand the RtI m...   Read More


Children's Environments: Accessibility Consultation for Safety, Independence, and Learning

Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA

August 17, 2018

Occupational therapists specially trained in accessibility issues and legislative compliance are crucial to targeting barriers and providing solutions to maximize safety, independence, working and lea...   Read More