You know the stories you hear from your clients - hours of studying just to forget it all on a test the following day, constant lack of ability to understand what they read, difficulty remembering lists or instructions beyond three, the overwhelming frustration of knowing what they want to say or do, but not being able to express it on paper or get the words out, socially withdrawn in attempt to hide their struggles.
In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practice treatment ideas that will incorporate the use of client-centered everyday routines, games, technology, sensory and hands-on approaches to help your client overcome the challenges of life with dyslexia.
Upon completion of this program, you will be able to immediately provide treatment to address your client’s:
Visual perceptual skills
Visual motor integration
Auditory and visual memory
Reading rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension
Phonetic awareness and memory
Spelling and handwriting struggles
Turn everyday activities into successful treatment!
Where it originated
Facts verses myths
The public health impact
Assessment for Cognitive Function
Visual and auditory memory
Phonological awareness and memory
Visual perceptual skills
Visual motor skills
Reading rate, accuracy, fluency and comprehension
Treatment Strategies for Redeveloping Neuropathways
Visual perception skills to:
Keep up with note taking in class
Remember multi-step instructions
Remember the order of letters when spelling a word
Remember how to do homework once at home
Memory skills/phonological awareness to:
Remember more than 1 or 2 instructions at a time
Interpret words as they were intended: cat verses hat
Visual skills to:
Discriminate different fonts
Form letters or numbers
Not write letters or numbers backwards
Help with mixing up letters/numbers - /d/ from /b/ or /E/ from /3/
Find their pencil in their desk
Find matching socks when dressing
Visual motor skills to:
Copy notes in time to keep up with the class
Ride a bike
Become more coordinated
Handwriting skills to:
Help with slow, messy writing or letter formation or letter spacing
Write in cursive
Reading/comprehension skills to:
Read at age or grade level
Pseudoword reading to match word reading level
Mock sessions - practice treatment interventions
Case Studies: review a sample evaluation, discuss a treatment plan and treatment interventions
Documentation and Billing
ICD-10 treatment diagnostic codes and CPT billing codes for reimbursement of provided services
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to PESI, Inc., PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.
PESI would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 800-844-8260.
Penny Stack, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, is the founding owner of Dyslexia Center of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Penny has over 26 years of experience as an occupational therapist that include working with children who have special learning needs. Penny is also a mother of a child with dyslexia who has shown great success in overcoming reading difficulties. Penny is certified in Handwriting Without Tears, received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt College, Oakland California and her Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy at Loma Linda University. Her research on closed head injuries and cognitive retraining has been published in Brain Injury Journal. Penny has dedicated her current research to Dyslexia and its impact on Occupation: The lived experience.
Financial: Penny Stack maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Loma Linda University. She is a presenter with Theramoves. Penny Stack She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Penny Stack is a member of the Occupational Therapy Association of California, the American Occupational Therapy Association, and the Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association.
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More!
Copyright: 04/21/2023 - Product Code POS063285
Access never expires for this product.
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.
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