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Early Intervention for Social-Emotional Development: Successful Sensory-Based Strategies for Birth to 5 Years

 

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Objectives

  1. Summarize how sensory and motor systems affect social-emotional development.
  2. Analyze characteristics of sensory processing disorder, autism and general developmental delays.
  3. Formulate when a concern is related to sensory or behavior problems.
  4. Implement strategies for sleep and feeding concerns that can be used at home, daycare or school.
  5. Employ strategies that will help children maintain attention, focus and regulation.
  6. Design and demonstrate how to create plans for parents.
  7. Produce multi-sensory experiences in treatment to improve cognitive and social skills.

Outline

Foundations of Social-Emotional Development: Birth- 5 Years
Evaluation Tools & Assessment for Service
Treatment-based Strategies for Motor Development
Sensory-based Strategies for Feed
Strategies for Behavioral Disorders
Strategies for Emotional Disorders
Communication Strategies
Cognitive Strategies

Copyright : 03/17/2017

Sensory Motor Play in Early Intervention: Improving Self-Regulation, Social Skills and Development

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Objectives

 

  1. Articulate extensive knowledge of the 7 sensory systems.
  2. Determine the characteristics of hypo-responsivity and hyper-responsivity within sensory systems.
  3. Explore the different types of play and the role each plays in early intervention.
  4. Communicate why excessive technology interferes with many areas of development.
  5. Design sensory and motor play interventions for motor development, emotional/behavioral development and self-regulation.
  6. Utilize new activities to incorporate into your classrooms/therapy/homes.
  7. Employ visual-cognitive strategies to enhance self-regulation.

Copyright : 03/14/2018

Early Intervention for Autism: Assessment & Treatment Strategies for Birth to 5

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Objectives

  1. Characterize the six developmental milestones found in young children as it relates to case conceptualization for the treatment of autism.
  2. Analyze the 14 ‘red flags’ found in a young child who is at-risk for autism and utilize this information to assist with assessment and treatment planning.
  3. Explain the subtle differences in neurotypical and at-risk infants for purposes of parent/family psychoeducation.
  4. Utilize six screening and assessment tools to determine if autism is present in a young child.
  5. Employ specific clinical strategies/techniques to reduce and replace challenging behaviors inherent to autism.
  6. Characterize aberrant play behaviors in children that can be an early identifier to the possible risk for autism.

Copyright : 04/19/2018