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Fidelity To Sensory Processing Interventions: What Are The Differences Between The Various Approaches And Interventions?
Presented by Bryan Gee, PhD, OTR, BCP
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Course: #3999 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Sensory processing approaches are imbedded in how occupational therapy professionals are trained and practiced. This course will provide an overview of diverse sensory processing approaches and interventions with the aim of better articulating their role, efficacy and value across diverse populations and settings.

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.

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.

Prevalence of Sensory Processing in the General Population: It's all about us!
Presented by Winnie Dunn, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
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Course: #3738 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Because many of us work with people who have vulnerabilities, we sometimes forget that people have some of the same characteristics within the general population. In this course we will explore the patterns of sensory processing in the general population and discuss the impact on participation.

Parental Concerns and Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Looking at the Sensory Side of Things
Presented by Jennifer Dahms, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-S
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Course: #3547 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Parents often seek out feeding therapy services for their child due to sensory-based feeding difficulties. It is important to be cognizant of the nature behind these sensory-based issues and be able to address them in therapy.

Rhythm and the Neurological Plexuses: Better Understanding Autism to Enhance Therapy Interventions; Part 2
Presented by Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3596 Level: Advanced1 Hour
With current research advances in neurology, practitioners must revisit the evidence for best practice and to enhance intervention techniques for addressing the challenges of Autism. This course reviews Dr. Gibbs’ Self-Regulation and Mindfulness 7-level Hierarchy, the CIS method for contextual intervention, and the nine targeted interventions to address the nine senses.

Rhythm and the Neurological Plexuses: Better Understanding Autism to Enhance Therapy Interventions; Part 1
Presented by Varleisha Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
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Course: #3595 Level: Advanced1 Hour
With current research advances in neurology, practitioners must revisit the evidence for best practice and to enhance intervention techniques for addressing the challenges of Autism. This course reviews the nine neurological senses, neuronal oscillations, and the autonomic neuronal plexuses to better understand the symptoms related Autism.

Is it Sensory or Behavior? Understanding Challenging Behavior
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #3588 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
The following course provides a framework for better understanding challenging behavior. Participants will learn how to identify target behavior, create a hypothesis, and create an intervention plan.

Introduction To Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L
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Course: #3581 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
The following course is an introduction to autism spectrum disorder. Participants will learn about the diagnosis of autism as it is described in the DSMV.

The Decline of Play Outdoors and the Rise in Sensory Issues
Presented by Angela Hanscom, MOT, OTR/L
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Course: #3484 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
As we continue to decrease children’s time and space to move and play outdoors, we are seeing a simultaneous rise in the number of children that are presenting with sensory and motor deficits. Using the same philosophy that lies at the heart of her popular TimberNook program—that nature is the ultimate sensory experience, and that psychological and physical health improves for children when they spend time outside on a regular basis—Angela Hanscom offers several strategies to help children thrive in outdoor environments using a therapeutic approach to nature play.