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Seizures and the Mysterious Co-morbidities Between Autism, Childhood Trauma, and ADHD
Presented by Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Dec 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4030 Level: Advanced1 Hour
There is a significant connection to seizures and other pediatric conditions such as Autism, Childhood trauma, and ADHD. Exploring the neurological connections can provide practitioners a different view into the symptoms and possible causes of the clinical presentations and behavioral challenges presented by such populations.

Leisure Matters! The Importance of Cultivating Leisure Interests In Young People Living with Disabilities
Presented by David Weiss, OTR/L
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Course: #3957 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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 positive outcomes for students will be discussed.

Interoception: The Hidden Sensory System
Presented by Rondalyn V. Whitney, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
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Course: #3932 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
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 understanding the 8th sensory system can contribute to better sensory modulation, social interaction and ultimately as better sense of self-awareness.

Ergonomics in Early Childhood: Strategies for Childcare Workers
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3988 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will discuss the role that ergonomics can play to improve the health and wellness of childcare workers. It will also explore the physical demands of childcare related tasks and the risk factors associated with these activities and environment in which they are performed as well as practical strategies for prevention of injury.

Crumbs as a Tool in Pediatric Feeding Transitions
Presented by Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd, FAOTA
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Course: #3991 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This practical course will describe the use of crumbs as a bridge to sensory and motor transitions in feeding therapy to support the clinician and family. The goal with crumbs is child success and comfort, worry reduction, and parent success.

The Pediatric Thumb
Presented by Valeri Calhoun, MS, OTR/L, CHT
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Course: #3961 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide education in both congenital and traumatic thumb conditions in the pediatric populations and therapeutic treatment to address the conditions.

Early Co-Regulation in Infants and Young Children
Presented by Teresa Fair-Field, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3946 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course focuses on co-regulation and self-regulation in young children, ages birth to five. Infant regulation states and barriers affecting the transition from co-regulation to self-regulation, as well as problem solving atypical progressions, will be discussed.

Power of Play
Presented by Amy Rossano, MA, OTR/L
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Course: #3936 Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 learning through play.

Primitive Reflexes and How They Impact Development
Presented by Emily Roper Prentice, INPP
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Course: #3820 Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 they do not inhibit properly.

Typical Development
Presented by Emily Roper Prentice, INPP
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Course: #3819 Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 what happens when things go wrong.