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When parents of children struggling with social emotional and sensorimotor regulation come to you, they’re already free falling into the pits of parenting guilt.

They’ve exhausted the advice from positive parenting books, scoured the internet for solutions, and even made deals with the devil to end explosive meltdowns and manage difficult behaviors.

They’re busy. They’re (beyond) tired. And they just need you to help them reach a place of better connection and understanding with their child.

I know these families well, and I know that kids struggling with Anxiety, Autism, Sensory Disorders, ADHD, development disorders, down syndrome and cerebral palsy can be challenging to help.

After 25 years of working with children with special needs in home, school, child care and clinical settings, I’ve seen it all and tested thousands of holistic approaches.

I know that there’s nothing more rewarding than watching your most dysregulated kids master critical self-regulation skills and feel empowered to make good choices, think before they act and choose their best behavior (most of the time).

Let me help you experience that same pride in your work.

Join me today for this comprehensive online course and I will fill your toolbox with easy-to-use, holistic solutions that even the busiest of families can apply to their daily life to find more joy and peace in their relationships with one another.

See you in the course,
Kathryne Cammisa, MHE, OTR/L

Social Emotional & Sensorimotor Regulation Strategies
Holistic Approaches for Anxiety, Autism, Sensory Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy

$439.98 Value
Just $219.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Starting today, this program can revolutionize your practice…

"This was a great webinar! I will be able to apply these techniques in all areas of my practice." - Natalie K.

"Great presenter!" - Fanny G.

"This course was very informative and useful to my practice with kids." - Casey G.

"I really liked the case specific examples, social stories for specific problems, and delineating different approaches for ADHD, autism and behaviors." - Mary K.

"Excellent on-line training! The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and reviewed the material and provided examples of how to introduce, perform, and modify the poses, games, and breathing techniques." - Melissa T.

"I am a school-based OT as well as a 200-hour YTT. I found this training to be a perfect means of bringing yoga to the school setting. I will use this information a great deal." - Pamela B.

"I really enjoyed this class. She was a great instructor and I learned a lot of practical strategies that I can immediately incorporate into therapy sessions." - Bridget O.

"This is an excellent course with many techniques on working with various pediatric populations." - Joanne G.

"Great course and will enhance my treatment with my children." - Patrice G.

What will I learn?
Through intriguing videos, case studies, and masterful explanation, you will learn how to apply the latest findings from research to your treatment protocols in practical, effective ways.

This intensive online training will provide you the knowledge you need to:
  • Understand how attachment style impacts a child's self-regulation and its effect on behavior and learning

  • Use quick stress busters to decrease the impact of anxiety

  • Create customized strategies that improve self-regulation in children of a variety of ages/ abilities

  • Incorporate techniques that calm the nervous system, like alternate muscle contraction and progressive muscle relaxation

  • Promote positive behavior in children using interventions such as social stories, video modeling, mindfulness, visualization and affirmation techniques

  • Calmly and effectively deal with challenging behaviors including tantrums, sensory issues, sleep and elimination problems

  • Reduce challenging behaviors in children with easy to use behavior modification techniques

  • Improve strength, balance and range of motion using yoga

  • Select yoga poses/techniques to improve self-regulation and social & emotional skills

  • Design simple, well-balanced, yoga routines for children with special needs

  • Adapt yoga poses & techniques for a variety of settings, abilities & age levels
Social Emotional & Sensorimotor Regulation Strategies
Holistic Approaches for Anxiety, Autism, Sensory Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy

$439.98 Value
Just $219.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Program Outline


Attachment & Emotional Self-Regulation Skills for Children:
Empowering Positive Behavior From the Inside Out

Join Kathryne Cammisa, MHE, ORT/L, as she walks you step-by-step through the interventions you need to help kids resist highly emotional reactions to upsetting stimuli, calm themselves down when they are upset, and consciously adjust to changing expectations and frustrations without a tantrum or outburst.

You will end this session with techniques such as relaxation, mindfulness, social stories, video modeling, visualization and affirmations for children of a variety of ages and abilities. You will also know exactly what you need to do to customize your treatment plan when working with Sensory Processing disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, behavioral or emotional deficits and other special needs.


The Neurobiology of Attachment to Empower Interventions
  • Neurological basis of attachment and emotional regulation
  • How relationships can reshape our brains
  • Mirror neurons, empathy and connecting with others
  • Oxytocin and the individual self
  • How attachment style impacts your client’s relationships Attachment and attunement in the therapeutic relationship
Impact of Anxiety and Stress on Self-Regulation
  • Stress response patterns as survival strategies
  • Nervous system implications – Fight, Flight, Fright, Freeze to Rest and Digest
  • Impact of stress on mental and physical functioning
  • Anxiety and brain research
  • Quick stress busters
Support Strategies to Sustain Self-Regulation
  • By age/developmental level including infants and low-level functioning kids
  • Routines for regulation Responsive, predictable care for teaching emotional intelligence
  • Imitation strategies for engagement and communication
  • Self-soothing strategies for independence
  • Language for positive results
  • Environments to support cognitive and language development
  • Responsive guidance techniques to support self-control
  • Play to stimulate development of regulatory skills
  • Scaffolding to expand and develop social skills


Calm the Nervous System
  • Techniques for little ones and older children
  • Quick relaxation breaks, alternate muscle contraction and social rituals
  • Progressive muscle relaxation, guided relaxation, sweeping breath
  • Stress reduction lab: Breath work
Empower and Motivate Kids to be Emotionally Independent
  • Creative interventions that positively change behavior
  • Mindfulness
  • Social stories
  • Video modeling
  • Visualization
  • Affirmations
  • Build confidence
  • Develop autonomy and intrinsic motivation
Address Tantrums & Other Difficult Behaviors that Impede Outcomes
  • Strategies and techniques to minimize:
  • Elimination problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Eating problems
  • Transition problems
  • Sensory problems
Apply Behavior Modification Techniques and Interventions
  • Positive discipline techniques: Case example
  • Alternatives to punishment: Case example
  • Gradual exposure to broaden tolerance: Case example
  • Self-management to empower kids: Case example
Self-Regulation Problem Solving Lab
  • Case study analyzation: Linking what we’ve learned to symptomology
  • Aligning symptoms and characteristics with appropriate interventions
  • Therapeutic use of self with difficult kids


Yoga to Improve Sensory, Self-Regulation and Motor Skills in Kids:
Autism, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy
Through hands-on exercises, case studies and videos -- this session will leave you fully equipped to implement simple, fun & effective techniques to improve physical, sensory and self-regulation skills in the kids you work with in therapy or the classroom!


  • Current research
  • LAB: Alignment, warm up & basic poses
Yoga Poses and Techniques For: Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Breathing exercises for awareness & regulation
  • Poses to calm & relax the nervous system
  • Partner poses for facilitating dyadic cooperation
  • Meditation for strengthening attention
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
  • Breathing exercises for calming the nervous system
  • Centering exercises for reigning in attention & bringing energy levels down
  • Facilitating focus via balance & core strengthening poses
  • Relaxation for calming the body & mind
  • Meditation to improve attention span
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Behavior and Emotional Problems
  • Addressing resistance
  • Precautions for dealing with childhood trauma, abuse and neglect
Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Breathing exercises for assisting with focus
  • Promote motor planning via sequenced poses
  • Relaxation for relieving anxiety
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Special Needs: Cerebral Palsy & Increased Tone
  • Breathing exercises for awareness & strengthening the diaphragm
  • Elongate flexors/adductors for improved range of motion & movement
  • Stretch hamstrings for improved posture
  • Relaxation for increasing body awareness
  • Meditation for assisting with focus & visual motor skill
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Downs Syndrome & Low Tone
  • Breathing to invigorate the nervous system
  • Body awareness activities
  • Poses for strengthening core muscles
  • Meditation for focus & awareness
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Yoga Games
  • Body awareness
  • Creativity
  • Gratitude
  • Trust and cooperation
  • Quiet games
  • Listening and focus
  • Partner poses
  • LAB: Practice techniques
Adapt Yoga for Different Age Groups & Settings
  • Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers, School age
  • Clinic, classroom, home
Social Emotional & Sensorimotor Regulation Strategies
Holistic Approaches for Anxiety, Autism, Sensory Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy

$439.98 Value
Just $219.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you effectively integrate regulation strategies into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating the regulation strategies in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 12.5 CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession.
Meet Your Course Expert:
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Kathryne Cammisa, MHE, OTR/L, is an SI/NDT certified occupational therapist, American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer, Pranakriya certified yoga therapist, Radiant Child/Family 200-hour certified yoga teacher and Mindful Schools certified mindfulness teacher. Kathee has over 25 years of experience working with children with special needs in home, school, child care and clinic settings. She works with children and their families through her private practice and at Children’s Place, a therapeutic child care center. Kathee has extensive teaching experience throughout the country, with Georgia State’s Project SCEIS, and the Medical College of Georgia where she served as assistant professor of occupational therapy. She has been published by the American Journal of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy in Mental Health and has taken yoga and occupational therapy to children in China, Vietnam, Costa Rica and Ghana. {83435_Kathryne_CammisaWithBio}.
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Social Emotional & Sensorimotor Regulation Strategies
Holistic Approaches for Anxiety, Autism, Sensory Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy

$439.98 Value
Just $219.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
Plus, earn up to 12.5 CE Hours included in the course tuition.

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