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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.

Introduction to Hippotherapy for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
Presented by Gina Taylor, MS, OTR/L, HPCS
Live WebinarWed, Jan 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #4036 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will introduce occupational therapy practitioners to the use of the horse, horses’ movement and the equine environment as a treatment tool. Occupational therapy practitioners will be introduced to hippotherapy in relation to the occupational therapy practice framework.

Authentic Social Engagement: A Sensational Proposition
Presented by Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
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Course: #3987 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
People are both social and sensory beings. Their ability to engage with their lives and other people depends on their ability to interact in satisfying ways. Since each person has distinct sensory processing patterns, we must consider these sensory patterns as we support people to have a satisfying life. In this course, we will explore ways to support people in authentic places and activities and how to ensure that professional efforts generalize to peoples' entire lives.

Belonging Through Dance
Presented by Mallory Ryan, MSc.OT, BHsc (Hons), C.D.T.A., Jade Ryan, MSc.OT, BA(Kin), C.D.T.A.
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Course: #3899 Level: Introductory1 Hour
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 welcoming space that directly impacts the health and well-being of those involved. The evolving Dance Ability model for inclusion and the impact that dance has on health and well-being, will be shared, along with the feedback, research, and stories that have come forth from dancers, families, volunteers, and others involved with their community.

Returning To Activity Following Concussion
Presented by Amanda Acord-Vira, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS
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Course: #3970 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will provide information on occupational therapy's role in helping their clients return to activity following concussion. Topics to be covered include an overview of concussion, occupational therapy evaluation and intervention planning, and case study examples.

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.

Children's Environments: Accessibility Consultation for Safety, Independence, and Learning
Presented by Shoshana Shamberg, OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
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Course: #3790 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Occupational therapists specially trained in accessibility issues and legislative compliance are crucial to targeting barriers and providing solutions to maximize safety, independence, working and learning for students and staff with disabilities in educational environments. Design solutions must be appropriate for a variety of populations and ages to adequately address accessible design and construction guidelines and technologies and may have to address compliance with a variety of state and federal guidelines. This seminar will provide an introduction to this specialty area of service delivery.

Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults
Presented by Beth Fields, PhD, OTR/L
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Course: #3798 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This webinar will provide an overview of the role of animal interactions for older adults and the role of occupational therapy practitioners in supporting the human animal bond. We will discuss how occupational therapy practitioners are trained to help older adults; the benefits and risks of older adults interacting with animals; and the occupational therapy process to illustrate the incorporation of animals into the treatment plan.

Accessible Therapeutic Horticulture with Micro-Dwarf Plants in Occupational Therapy
Presented by Ellen Pong, DPT, MOT, BA
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Course: #3734 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will provide practical instruction on utilizing micro-dwarf tomato plants for provision of highly affordable and accessible therapeutic horticulture/gardening as a meaningful occupation, while detailing occupational therapy’s role in providing evidence-based interventions that allow clients to benefit from plant-based therapeutic activities.

Lights! Camera! Magic! Video Modeling
Presented by Cindy Nankee, OTR/L, ATP
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Course: #3590 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Video modeling is an evidence based practice used to teach social skills, self care skills, vocational skills, motor skills, academic skills, communication skills and much more. This session will provide information, research, resources, case examples, step by step how to instruction and implementation strategies.