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No one ever said that working with children with autism, ADHD or sensory disorders is easy. Theo will only eat white foods, tends to be buried in his own world and melts when he is transitioned too quickly. Steven, in 6th grade, has ADHD, poor organization skills and an attitude that is hard to break through. But, how do we help a child break through the self-regulation issues that limit their achievements?
That was the question I posed to myself twelve years ago. I set out to learn as much as I could about theories, techniques, and research that could help make the lives of these young people much more manageable and promising. I took intensive courses on multi-sensory approaches, sensory integration, self-regulation, yoga, autism, ADHD and became a Certified Autism Specialist in 2016. I have extensive experience adapting these techniques to make them usable in a variety of settings while working closely with teachers, aides, child study professionals and parents.
Join me as I guide you through a broad set of self-regulation interventions culled from my years of research and practice along with strategies for adapting them to your setting. You will leave my program with the essential skills, interventions and strategies to help children find harmony with themselves, their families and the world around them!
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|Instructions for ASHA credit - Live or Live Webinar - 09/08/2023 (53.3 KB)||Available after Registration|
Manual - “Break Through” Self- Regulation Interventions for Childrens and Adolescents with Autism, ADHD, Sensory or Emotional Challenges
Updated 1:39pm central time on 9/8/23 with corrected version of materials.
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Sheetal Parikh OTD, OTR/L, CAS, is an Occupational Therapist with 19 years of experience working with children and adults in a variety of settings and with a variety of diagnoses. In the last 14 years, Dr. Parikh has primarily worked in the school setting with children and adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), sensory processing disorder (SPD), attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), genetic disorders, neurological disorders, and developmental delays. Dr. Parikh has also worked in a pediatric medical day care, adult rehabilitation hospital, acute care hospitals, sub- acute rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and home care.
Dr. Parikh is the founder and owner of SPOT Therapy, LLC, a company that specializes in providing Occupational Therapy services in public and private schools. She provides evaluations, treatment interventions and education in the areas of sensory integration, self- regulation, autism, and developmental delays. Dr. Parikh is a certified autism specialist.
Dr. Parikh is also an adjunct professor in the Masters and Doctorate Occupational Therapy programs at the University of the Sciences (USciences) in Philadelphia, PA. She been an adjunct at USciences since 2008, teaching in courses such as Neuroscience, Clinical Skills, Movement Analysis, Rehabilitation, and Developmental Interventions. She also teaches dance, yoga, and mindfulness to children with and without special needs.
Dr. Parikh earned her Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy in 2014 from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA, with a focus on the multi-sensory approach to teaching handwriting. She earned her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences in 2001 from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA.
Financial: Dr. Sheetal Parikh has employment relationships with Saint Joseph's University, Salem County Special Services, SPOT Therapy, and Manor Care. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Sheetal Parikh has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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