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!
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- 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.
Course Goals & Objectives:
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.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant and Speech Language Pathologist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.30 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Financial – Michelle Yoder is the owner of Touchstone Therapy and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial – No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.
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