This course is designed for occupational therapists who evaluate and treat children who have been diagnosed with autism and/or demonstrate sensory processing difficulties. Sensory and behavioral approaches to help address self-calming abilities in children who have been diagnosed with autism will be addressed individually in this webinar.
Course created on May 13, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), 721892; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; NBCOT/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the characteristics/symptoms, prevalence, and comorbidities of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
- After this course, participants will be able to name the different sensory systems and their functions.
- After this course, participants will be able to define sensory integration and sensory processing dysfunction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe different treatment techniques that will improve the self-calming abilities of children with ASD.
|5-10 Minutes||Defining Autism Briefly|
|10-20 Minutes||Sensory Sytems and Their Functions|
|20-30 Minutes||Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Dysfunction|
|30-35 Minutes||Anxiety as a Comorbidity in Children with Autism|
|35-55 Minutes||Discussing Different Strategies to Help Improve the Self-Calming Abilities of Children Diagnosed with Autism|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Mae Kunz, OTR/L
Mae Kunz currently practices in an outpatient therapy clinic in Farmington, MO. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy degree in the University of the Philippines Manila in 2002, and received her occupational therapy license in 2003. She is currently in the Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Mae’s professional practice was concentrated in outpatient and home health pediatric settings in the Philippines. She relocated to the United States in 2007 and has worked in acute care, skilled nursing facilities, school-based, and outpatient settings. Mae has earned certifications in lymphedema therapy and stroke rehabilitation. She continues to pursue her interest in providing pediatric occupational therapy by advancing her study of behavioral and sensory-based activities for children with sensory-processing dysfunction.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 1: Domain of OT - Client Factors Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including OccupationalTherapy.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Pediatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.