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Self-Regulation Strategies for Children: Keeping the Body, Mind & Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders

OUTLINE

How Self-Regulation Affects a Child’s Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

  • Overlay of systems
  • Overlap with sensory modulation disorder, ADHD, autism, giftedness, anxiety and related conditions

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

  • Vestibular, proprioceptive, and sensory modulation characteristics
  • Strategies for home and school
  • Making it right: case studies and videos
  • Sensory diet vs. a sensory lifestyle
  • The big therapies: Interactive Metronome® (IM), brushing and sensory diets

ADHD Strategies

  • Parker’s guidelines for giving meds
  • Greenspan’s strategies for avoiding meds
  • Cognitive strategies, attention strategies and mindfulness meditation

Self-Management

  • As a powerful behavior program for ADHD
  • Case study on breaking “stimming” habits

Utilizing Video

  • Role play & video modeling
  • Teaching functional skills
  • Catching child “being good”
  • Working with emotions
    • Art and music
    • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
    • Polyvagal Theory and autism

iPad® Apps

  • Visual schedules
  • Social stories
  • Visual timers

Autism Strategies

  • Communication strategies that provide control
  • Match-and-repeat technique for social engagement
  • Dealing with picky eating and poor sleep habits
  • Behavioral strategies for eliminating difficult behavior

First Person Stories & Strategies for Smooth Transitions

  • Discuss social interactions
  • Describe relevant social cues and behaviors
  • Examples of transitional activities

Other Approaches

  • Alternative therapy
  • Qi massage

Calming Strategies

  • Music, Me-Moves™
  • Deep pressure, Ease™

OBJECTIVES

  • Summarize characteristics of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism and how they overlap.
  • Illustrate specific treatments for SPD that can be duplicated at school or home.
  • Describe the ingredients of a sensory lifestyle.
  • Tell examples of elements of successful first person stories and transitional activities.
  • Describe ADHD interventions to be used with or without meds.
  • Apply a simple self-management and video modeling program.
  • Describe how clinic-based therapies can reduce symptoms of SPD and ADHD.

 

 

Program Information

Objectives

  • Summarize characteristics of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism and how they overlap.
  • Illustrate specific treatments for SPD that can be duplicated at school or home.
  • Describe the ingredients of a sensory lifestyle.
  • Tell examples of elements of successful first person stories and transitional activities.
  • Describe ADHD interventions to be used with or without meds.
  • Apply a simple self-management and video modeling program.
  • Describe how clinic-based therapies can reduce symptoms of SPD and ADHD.

Outline

How Self-Regulation Affects a Child’s Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

  • Overlay of systems
  • Overlap with sensory modulation disorder, ADHD, autism, giftedness, anxiety and related conditions

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

  • Vestibular, proprioceptive, and sensory modulation characteristics
  • Strategies for home and school
  • Making it right: case studies and videos
  • Sensory diet vs. a sensory lifestyle
  • The big therapies: Interactive Metronome® (IM), brushing and sensory diets

ADHD Strategies

  • Parker’s guidelines for giving meds
  • Greenspan’s strategies for avoiding meds
  • Cognitive strategies, attention strategies and mindfulness meditation

Self-Management

  • As a powerful behavior program for ADHD
  • Case study on breaking “stimming” habits

Utilizing Video

  • Role play & video modeling
  • Teaching functional skills
  • Catching child “being good”
  • Working with emotions
    • Art and music
    • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
    • Polyvagal Theory and autism

iPad® Apps

  • Visual schedules
  • Social stories
  • Visual timers

Autism Strategies

  • Communication strategies that provide control
  • Match-and-repeat technique for social engagement
  • Dealing with picky eating and poor sleep habits
  • Behavioral strategies for eliminating difficult behavior

First Person Stories & Strategies for Smooth Transitions

  • Discuss social interactions
  • Describe relevant social cues and behaviors
  • Examples of transitional activities

Other Approaches

  • Alternative therapy
  • Qi massage

Calming Strategies

  • Music, Me-Moves™
  • Deep pressure, Ease™

Copyright : 03/10/2015

Story-Based 4- and 7-Minute Workouts for the Classroom and Home

Objectives

  1. List eight HIIT exercises each for home-use and school use.
  2. Perform three 4-minute FUNterval workouts for the classroom.
  3. Describe HIIT and cite recent research showing its effectiveness.
  4. Uncover how to create 7-minute routines for home.

Outline
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

  • What it is, how it works

4- Minute Story-based Exercise Routines (FUNtervals)

  • Sensory solutions for the classroom
    • Dodging Tomatoes
    • Stuff the Turkey
  • Pirates

7- Minute Story-based Exercise Routine

  • 4 types of exercises
  • Putting them together
  • A story: Spaceship

Create your own story-based exercise routines 

Program Information

Objectives

  1. List eight HIIT exercises each for home-use and school use.
  2. Perform three 4-minute FUNterval workouts for the classroom.
  3. Describe HIIT and cite recent research showing its effectiveness.
  4. Uncover how to create 7-minute routines for home.

Outline

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

  • What it is, how it works

4- Minute Story-based Exercise Routines (FUNtervals)

  • Sensory solutions for the classroom
    • Dodging Tomatoes
    • Stuff the Turkey
  • Pirates

7- Minute Story-based Exercise Routine

  • 4 types of exercises
  • Putting them together
  • A story: Spaceship

Create your own story-based exercise routines 

Copyright : 02/22/2016