Live Webinar for Therapists. Complete both sessions for 12 Contact Hours (1.2 CEUs)
September 14 and 21, 2024
8:40 am EST • 7:40 am CST • 6:40 am MST • 5:40 am PST (US)
Registration includes access to two sessions and handouts. Please download the above Brochure for full schedule.
SAVE $20 when you register by August 3, 2024. Use coupon code EARLYBIRD20 at check out.
This course provides evidence-based, collaborative strategies to improve developmental outcomes for children with autism through child-centered neuroaffirming care. We will explore each stage of the therapeutic process from an algorithmic assessment strategy to tools for developing meaningful transdisciplinary goals. The effects of sensory processing differences and modification for interventions will also be examined.
- Determine the best test and measures to evaluate the functional skills and participation of a child with a diagnosis of autism.
- Identify the steps for developing a collaborative goal.
- Develop a SMART goal for a child with Autism.
- Integrate considerations for children with Autism into treatment strategies.
- Select appropriate outcome measures incorporating both the ICF and child-centered care.
This course is designed for OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs.
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.
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