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The Pruning Effect On The Teenage Brain (It’s Not Just Hormones)

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

November 14, 2023

Adolescent brain changes during puberty will be highlighted in this course. We will consider how these changes may affect behaviors and participation in life tasks. What we used to blame on hormones i...   Read More


From Meltdowns To An Occupation-Centered Approach For Self-Regulation And Management

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

November 1, 2023

How to incorporate sensory strategies for emotional management and self-regulation in pediatric practice is emphasized in this course. Emphasis will also be on preventing behaviors and meltdowns relat...   Read More


Integrating Evidence Based Keyboarding

Teresa Vance, OTR/L

October 26, 2023

Participants will learn the importance of keyboarding skills for literacy participation in this course. Participants will understand keyboarding skills and identify interventions related to children f...   Read More


AquOTic! A Therapeutic Aquatic Intervention For Kids On The Autism Spectrum Podcast

Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Erika Kemp, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

October 25, 2023

Kids on the autism spectrum are particularly vulnerable to drowning incidents. Occupational Therapy practitioners have a unique skillset to help autistic kids and their families learn to swim and be s...   Read More


Supporting Regulation As A Foundation For Effective Therapy

Lyn Bennett, OTR/L

October 24, 2023

In order to engage, attend, and meet the expectations or demands of any situation, an individual needs to be regulated. This course will explore different aspects of regulation and dysregulation. It w...   Read More


Employing Verbal De-Escalation Strategies In Occupational Therapy

Megan Paben, MOT, OTR/L, ASDCS

October 12, 2023

Participants will learn about verbal de-escalation strategies and how to employ these strategies in OT sessions.   Read More


Safe And Sound: Training Occupational Therapists To Enhance Autism Safety And Support

Tara Warwick, OTD, MS, OTR/L

October 5, 2023

The necessary skills and knowledge for occupational therapists to create a safe environment for individuals with autism in various settings will be reviewed in this comprehensive course. Through inter...   Read More


Fostering Healthy Minds: Exploring Occupational Therapy's Role in Supporting Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Jessica McMurdie, OTR/L

September 7, 2023

Learn about the critical window of brain development and the key factors that impact the social-emotional foundations of infants and toddlers. Learn how occupational therapy’s unique perspective can...   Read More


ADHD In Adolescence: Enhancing Success For Middle And High School Students

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

August 28, 2023

Occupational therapists working with middle and high school adolescents with ADHD are provided with evidence-based strategies and interventions in this 1-hour workshop. Participants will explore pract...   Read More


ADHD In Action: Empowering Occupational Therapy Practitioners In Elementary Schools

Elisabeth Bahr, OTD, MS, OT/L

August 23, 2023

Rehabilitation professionals working with children with ADHD in school settings will be educated on evidence-based strategies and creative interventions in this workshop. Participants will explore pra...   Read More


Exploring Self Regulation With 3 To 5 Year Olds

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

July 31, 2023

Self-regulation for 3–5-year-olds can be quite variable. As we know, self-regulation skills help kids navigate their environments, regardless of age. This seminar will explore self-regulation for li...   Read More


Play, Has It Become A 4 Letter Word In Education?

Tere Bowen-Irish, OTR/L

July 13, 2023

The concept of returning to play-based Pre-K and K seems to be making a resurgence. Promoting learning via play makes sense as children naturally learn through exploration, cause and effect, and pleas...   Read More


Developmental Care And Feeding Of Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Tina Davis, OTR/L, BCP

July 12, 2023

This course will describe the OT role in early assessment and treatment of the infant born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. We will discuss unique challenges of feeding , developmental, sensory and...   Read More


Designing Inclusive Play Spaces Podcast

Ingrid M. Kanics, MOT, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

July 6, 2023

Join us for a fun course on designing inclusive play spaces. In this podcast, you will learn about how you can get involved in helping your community design and build the inclusive playground of their...   Read More


Wheelchair Seating For The Pediatric Population

Michelle Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS

June 2, 2023

Pediatric seating and mobility equipment are not simply smaller than equipment designed for adults. This course will present the importance of pediatric positioning, clinical considerations, how to de...   Read More


Occupational Therapy And Disability Services Offices On College Campuses Podcast

Megan Wolff, MOT, OTR/L (PhD student), Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 24, 2023

This podcast will provide an overview of the role of occupational therapy in higher education and opportunities for occupational therapists in college settings, highlighting both traditional and non-t...   Read More


Using DIRFloortime To Support Problem Solving

Lyn Bennett, OTR/L

May 18, 2023

When faced with a challenge, many children struggle to determine what to do and how to manage their emotional responses. This course will explore the developmental and emotional components of problem-...   Read More


Supporting Pediatric Engagement In Community Mobility

Wendy Stav, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 10, 2023

Community mobility concerns and approaches for children and communities to support safe independent mobility throughout the community are reviewed in this course. The course will focus on multiple mod...   Read More


Evaluation And Treatment Of Cerebral Visual Impairment Podcast

Karen Harpster, PhD, OTR/L, Dennis Cleary, MS, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

May 8, 2023

On the podcast, we will discuss the role of the occupational therapist in the evaluation and treatment of children with cerebral visual impairment (CVI). We will discuss how CVI affects performance in...   Read More


Overview of Prematurity and Associated Conditions

Rhonda Mattingly Williams, EdD, CCC-SLP

May 7, 2023

An introduction to prematurity and co-occurring problems and diagnoses will be provided in this course. The outcomes associated with early experiences and short-term and long-term complications are di...   Read More


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