For 23 years, ERI has been committed to renewing your passion for school-based therapy and providing you with tools and strategies you can use right away to improve learning outcomes for your students.
This on-demand course features up to 7 sessions (17 contact hours – 1.7 CEUs) recorded at the Therapies in the School 23rd Annual Conference – 2022.
Group rates are available ($79/person up to 9 additional participants [CEU certificates] when you purchase one full conference/$499). Contact email@example.com for group rates. Please share this offer with your colleagues and staff!
In Program B you will learn how interoception can be used as a building block for executive function skills, to create consistency using an evidenced based approach when evaluating students with autism, how to address vestibular impairments in the classroom, use UDL to help develop accessible lessons for all students, and how to improve outcomes for the medically complex student.
Complete the these 6 sessions for 14.5 contact hours (1.45 CEUs)
Executive Function and Interoception: Using Interoception as a Building Block for Theory of Mind and Executive Function Skills
How to Address Vestibular Impairments in the Classroom: Bridging Teachers and Therapists
Kay de Veer
Executive Function and Interoception: Diving Deeper into Theory of Mind and its Relation to Interoception and Executive Function
Evaluating Medically Complex Students to Improve Outcomes and Guide Intervention Strategies
Collaborative Evaluation and Goal Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Christy Hupka and Amy Barr
Using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to Help Teachers Develop Lessons Accessible for All Students
Add this bonus complimentary session to your cart for an additional 2.5 contact hours (0.25CEUs):
Creative Approaches using RTI (Response to Intervention) to Support Students While Reducing the Need for Referrals
These sessions provide a multitude of thought-provoking interventions and tools to help the children on your caseload and offer more efficient ways to interact with other professionals in the school system.
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Cara Nicole Koscinski, OTD, MOT, OTR/L, CAS brings passion and excitement while providing OT to children with special needs. Being a mother of two autistic sons, not only does she understand OT, but she is able to appreciate the unique perspective of the caregiver as well. This is evident in her additional training and drive to seek new and fun ways to help children to achieve their goals. When she could not find comprehensive books to help guide her, Cara decided to write her own! She has published six books for caregivers and therapists and wrote a chapter for the Autism in Lockdown book. Her books sell worldwide and have won multiple awards. Book seven about the Train Model for Executive Function is being released this fall. Service to the special needs community invigorates Cara. She is the OT advisor and regular columnist for Autism, Asperger’s, and Sensory Digest; is an advisor for the Real OT Solutions cursive handwriting program; and has completed volunteer work with multiple organizations such as Future Horizons and the Autism Society of America. As an Autism Specialist she provides OT services, advocacy, and consultations as The Pocket Occupational Therapist. Her website www.PocketOT.com contains products designed to support the busy OT and to help caregivers learn strengths-based approaches for their children.
Kay de Veer M.Ed., ET/P has been an educator for 13 years. During her graduate work, Kay studied neuropsychology, the brain and its relationship to learning, research-based remediation strategies, academic assessment, social-emotional learning as well as child development. After focusing her master's thesis work on the vestibular system and its relationship to learning, Kay makes it a priority to integrate research-based movement, multi-sensory activities, and visualization into all of her work. She is currently an educational therapist in private practice where she consults families and schools and also works with students privately.
Cynthia Dodds PT, PhD, PCS is an Associate Professor within the Division of Physical Therapy, College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is responsible for the pediatric content within the program, which includes pediatric experiential learning opportunities in South Carolina and Africa for physical therapy students. Cindy is also Director of the MUSC Physical Therapy Pediatric Residency. Her clinical and research interest focuses on children with medical complexity, including examination of heart rate variability and development of the Pediatric Awareness and Sensory Motor Assessment. She is a co-principal investigator for the MUSC site of the I-Acquire study and was recently awarded research funding from the National Endowment of the Arts.
Christy Hupka, PT, DPT, PCS is a board-certified specialist in pediatric physical therapy currently practicing in Cherry Creek School District in Denver. She has 23 years of experience as a physical therapist and has spent the last 13 years working in schools with children between preschool and transition age. Christy leads a GoBabyGo program, providing powered mobility for young students. Currently, she serves as the pediatric representative on the professional development committee for the Colorado chapter of the APTA.
AMY BARR, PT, DPT is a school-based therapist and Physical Therapy Coordinator for Cherry Creek School District in suburban Denver. She has 24 years of experience working with adults and children and has spent the last 18 years serving preschool through transition age students in school-based practice. Amy has a passion for providing quality continuing education for school-based physical therapists and co-founded an annual education day for therapists in Colorado. She is a member of the PT/OT Advisory Team for Colorado Department of Education. Amy currently serves as the Chair of the APPT School-Based Special Interest Group.
Elisa Wern, OTR/L, M.Ed., ATP is an OT with a master’s degree in Special Education and is also a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). She has over 20 years of experience in pediatric therapy and presents on a variety of topics including literacy, universal design, related services, AAC, and assistive technology. She is the Local Assistive Technology Specialist for Alachua County Schools in Gainesville, Florida, where she coordinates AT services for the district, and serves as the Lead Occupational Therapist. She also has a private practice, AT & OT Consulting and Coaching, supporting students and families primarily through teletherapy evaluations, consultations, and interventions.
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Once you purhcase an online course, you will have the opportunity to take an exam to test your retention of the material. If you have purchased this course, please ensure you have logged in to your account in order to take the exam. The exam must be completed with a pass rate of 80% or more in order to receive your certificate of attendance.
Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 14.5 contact hours (1.45 CEUs). Intermediate level. License #______________.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#05439. This Distance Learning-Independent course is offered at 14.5 contact hours 1.45 CEUs, Intermediate Level, OT Service Delivery & Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products or clinical procedures. This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 14.5 units. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
Approved for FL Occupational Therapists for 16.5 continuing education hours, #20-1007224. Approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for 14.5 Category 1 contact hours, expiration Date: 3/6/25, approval # CS61-2023-APTAKY. Course meets the basic criteria of the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 1.45 CEU's, 14.5 Contact Hours. Approval #2304-02 by the NJ State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 14.5 CEC's. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 16.5 contact hours. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 16.5 contact hours (1.65 CEUs). Education Resources is an approved agency by the PT Board of CA for 14.5 contact hours. This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners accredited provider #1910017TX for 14.5 CCUs and meets continuing competence requirements for PTs and PTAs licensure renewal in TX. Approved Provider for OK State Board of Medical Licensure & Supervision #BAP202310003.
Most Physical Therapy State Boards accept webinars as a live offering. Please check with your state board to confirm. The following state boards of physical therapy accept other states’ approval: AK, AR, AZ, DC, DE, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS, MA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, VA, VT, WI, WY. The following state boards of physical therapy either do not require course pre-approval or do not require CEUs for re-licensure: AL, CO, CT, IA, ME, MT, NE, ND, NH, SD, WA. 12 hours of this course qualify towards the discipline-specific hours for the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification. They do NOT qualify towards the 8-hour NDTA Instructor requirement for re-certification.
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