The presentation discusses evidence-based approaches in motor learning for children with ASD, highlighting treatment plans that are focused on participation in the school environment. Measurement approaches and goal development, dosing and frequency will also be discussed.
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This seminar provides therapists with a thorough review on the existing research to classify motor impairments in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which are now considered a core deficit of the diagnosis. The presentation discusses evidence-based approaches in motor learning for children with ASD, highlighting treatment plans that are focused on participation in the school environment. Measurement approaches and goal development, dosing and frequency will also be discussed.
- Utilize evidence to develop and implement effective motor programming for children with autism.
- Discuss the neural basis for autism and the associated impairments of ASD.
- Discuss the connection between impairments and functioning for children with ASD.
- Develop educationally relevant functional goals and assessment tools.
- Assess and apply motor learning principles as related to motor interventions for ASD.
- Summarize external evidence for service delivery models for ASD.
Julie Goff, MSPT, DPT is a pediatric physical therapist currently working in the Lexington Public Schools.Julie has practiced in an outpatient clinic, early intervention and multiple public school settings. She was honored with Northeastern University’s RISE award in 2016 for her research in improving gross motor skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Jennifer A Colebourn, MS PT, DPT is a pediatric physical therapist for Hudson Public Schools. Her research focuses on motor interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders, with particular emphasis on collaborative team approaches.
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