Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete the session for 6.5 Contact Hours ( 0.65 CEUs)
December 13, 2023
8:40 am EST • 7:40 am CST • 6:40 am MST • 5:40 am PST (US)
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Learn how to help support your children/students with Developmental Coordination Disorders (DCD) achieve optimal outcomes. Evidence based assessment and treatment tools/strategies will be shared for kids in all settings (i.e., school, early intervention and clinics). Accommodations and strategies will also be provided that can be utilized across all settings.
- Identify two ways Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) may impair a child’s ability to participate in school activities
- Select four appropriate accommodations for a client with DCD in order to maximize their function in school
- Choose an evidence-based evaluation tool to address a functional concern/deficit for a child with DCD, using the provided case study
- Modify a treatment plan to reflect the change of setting from early intervention to school-based therapy (or clinic-based therapy) in the provided case study
- Utilize evaluation results to update a functional goal for a child with DCD
- Apply an evidence-based treatment strategy to address one of the goals identified in provided case study
This course is appropriate for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists and Special Educators working across all settings (school, early intervention and clinics).
Dr. Melissa K. Gerber, OTD, OTR/L is a seasoned and respected clinician with extensive experience in pediatrics. She began her career in Adult/Pediatric inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation and acute care. Currently, she has been working for the Great Neck Public Schools for the past 21 years. She is president of 4MYKIDSOT, a private practice where she provides therapy and evaluations.
Dr. Gerber has presented at Education Resources, Therapies in the Schools on Visual Processing: Treat, Remediate, Refer. She has presented at Therapies in the schools in 2016 as the keynote speaker and presented on Aligning Motor needs with Educational Goals. She is enthusiastic to share her experiences and provide strategies that can be incorporated immediately. She is also affiliated with Puzzle Art Therapy, and enjoys sharing this program.
Financial Disclosures: Melissa Gerber receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
Non-Financial Disclosures: Melissa Gerber has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Melissa was wonderful and refreshing, her treatment ideas are perfect for school based therapy sessions. Her knowledge of DCD is excellent! -Heather C., OTR
This course was excellent and well presented. Information was clear and educational and the treatment activities provided were very helpful. -Rebecca S. OT
This course had a lot of great treatment ideas and a good reminder of areas to be addressed and the correct sequencing to address them in. -Quinlan C., OTR
Dr. Gerber presented useful information about DCD. As a speaker, she is easy to relate to as she deals with the same situations we as school therapists do. Good functional activities were presented with the rationale behind them. I will be taking more of her courses in the future. -Leslie, PT
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This course meets the criteria for 6.5 contact hours (0.65 CEUs) Intermediate Level.
Education Resources Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID#04151. This Distance Learning-Interactive course is offered at 6.5 contact hours 0.65 CEUs. (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course can be used toward your NBCOT renewal requirements for 6.5 units.
Approved provider of the FL Board of Occupational Therapy-CE Broker – 7.5 hrs. This course meets the approval of the TX Board of OT Examiners.
ASHA CE Provider (Intermediate level) 0.65 ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
ASHA credits are accepted by the TX Department of License and Renewal.
Approved by the FL Physical Therapy Association for 7.5 continuing education contact hours.
Approved by the MD Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Approved by the MN Board of Physical Therapy. Approved by the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.
Application has been made to the OH Physical Therapy Association
Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy for 7.5 contact hours. Application has been made to Illinois EI Training Program. Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 7.5 contact hours (0.75 CEUs).
Education Resources, Inc. is an approved provider for Physical Therapy CEUs in the following states: CA, KY, OK and TX.
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.
6.5 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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