It is estimated that 5-16% of school-aged children demonstrate difficulties with sensory modulation. While it is not yet recognized as a distinct disease, parents seek out occupational therapy for their children to address sensory related factors that impact their daily lives. This training takes an in-depth look at the sensory integration theory and the assessment and treatment of sensory processing disorders. The course will review research, explore assessments and evidence-based intervention, and provide unique strategies and practical teaching tips for effective intervention and results!
|Contact Hours: 3||
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, OT, OTA, PT, PTA, SLP|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate|
- Description and studies of eight senses and functions related to daily occupations.
- Explore SI Theory and types of dysfunction
- Description of SI Evaluations and Assessments
- Instruction in use of Clinical Observations
- Explore behavior related to SI difficulties
- Research based review of SI intervention
- Evidence-based treatment interventions to improve participation in daily life activities.
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the assessment and treatment of sensory processing disorders.
- Identify the eight senses and how they relate to our daily lives.
- Differentiate SI theory and SI dysfunction .
- Utilize assessment and screening strategies and effectively identify problem areas related to difficulties with sensory integration.
- Identify behavior related to sensory integration difficulties.
- Identify SI dysfunction in patients and principles of OT/SI.
- Learn and implement OT/SI clinical intervention methods to improve the child's skill level and mastery in daily occupations.