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Become a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) and start using the small steps that can make a BIG impact on your patients' day-to-day lives!
For your patients with retained primitive reflexes — and their families — every day can feel like a struggle.
Each meal is a challenge because of difficulty swallowing.
The constant worry that toe-walking and poor balance will lead to a serious fall and injury.
A last-minute change in the routine can result in an hours-long meltdown.

But there are proven interventions to help your patients (and their caregivers) live the lives they deserve packed into this NEW Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist training.

Led by a multidisciplinary team of rehab experts — including a PT, an OT, and chiropractor — you'll get easy-to-integrate neuroplasticity techniques through case studies and recorded sessions to see for yourself the presentation of primitive reflexes in clients.

Walk away with printable worksheets and coloring pages, plus step-by-step home programs for patients of any age.
  • Increase developmental success for your patients with neurological deficits, behavioral challenges, autism, sensory processing problems, learning disabilities, and ADHD.
  • Treat adults with retained primitive reflexes due to a stroke, head injury, or other kinds of neurological trauma, including Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Get a FREE one-hour individualized consultation with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS, who has more than 40 years of hands-on treatment experience and trained thousands of rehab professionals just like you!

Finally, achieve the results you desire — and stand out as a leader in the field — as a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS). Get started today!

Certified Primitive Reflex Integration Specialist Training

Includes One-on-One Consultation with Primitive Reflex Expert, Karen Pryor
A $1,776.89 Value — Yours Today for $499.99!
Plus, earn up to 19.25 CE Hours AND your Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) Certification!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
FAQ
Your colleagues are loving this training and you will too!
"I thought Karen Pryor and Varleisha Lyons had a good dynamic. Their knowledge and ability to share information made the time pass quickly. They make a great duo and their style of presentation lends itself to making a very complex topic easier to internalize."
— June W.
"Dr. Karen Pryor is truly a gift to our profession. She is so informative and a wonderful teacher. My patients have already benefited from what I’ve learned from her. It is truly amazing how one woman can make such a difference in so many lives with her hands, knowledge and words to educate."
— Denise M.
"Excellent course for a "seasoned" therapist. I love that it started at a base level of knowledge that was extensive. I hate going to courses that start at beginner level!"
— Sharon L.
"I learned new tools to add to my therapy sessions and the information was extremely helpful."
— Karyn C.
"Karen Pryor was highly engaging, provided meaningful and relevant examples,
and exuded deep care and advocacy for children and families. Refreshing and energizing!"
— Jennifer W.
"Dr. Pryor is a wonderful teacher and I just really appreciate her straightforward approach! I know this training is going to be a game changer for me in my career!"
— Melissa P.

COURSE OUTLINE
Integrating Primitive Reflexes for Optimal Function from Early Intervention
to Adolescence
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS & Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Whether you're an OT, PT, or SLP (or any rehab professional), you'll learn what to look for when evaluating patients for retained primitive reflexes and how they impact their day-to-day lives and relationships.
Get treatment strategies including case examples, useful handouts, and activities to address handwriting, dressing, eating, and positioning. Plus, discover how you can keep patients engaged with your treatment plans for measurable progress.

Primitive Reflexes: The Foundation for Function — Case Study
with Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Through a series of session recordings, Dr. Varleisha Lyons walks you through a primitive reflex assessment and shows you the subtle things to lookout for.
Get self-regulation and mindfulness techniques to decrease the activation of reflexive patterns, plus printable target tracking worksheets to chart patient progress.

Address Primitive Reflexes and Promote Functional Skills — Case Study
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS
Take control in the integration process by understanding primitive reflexes and how they live in the lower brain centers.
In this one-hour case study, Dr. Karen Pryor talks about the importance of identifying and correcting primitive reflexes quickly and effectively because the brain remembers what it does the most. Learn how to disarm the power of a primitive reflex and increase active motion.

Primitive Reflexes: A Deeper Look into the Nervous System Pathways
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS
Dr. Karen Pryor provides you with a deeper understanding of reflex and response mechanisms through discussion around the functional relationships between primitive reflexes and sympathetic nervous system interaction.
Discover internal and external factors that can impede primitive reflex integration and improve clinical outcomes!

Addressing Social and Collective Trauma in Children, Adolescents and
their Families
with Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Dr. Varleisha Lyons unveils the concepts of social and collective trauma and addresses its impact on children, adolescents, and their families.
Learn unique approaches for maintaining routine, sensory-based strategies, respiratory-based techniques, and mindfulness and the connection to trauma care. The recording concludes with discussions about the future and moving beyond the trauma.

Pediatric Pain
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS & Mica Foster, DC
Retained primitive reflexes can be physically painful for children — tight muscles, overworked joints, and excess stress on nerves.
In this module, Dr. Karen Pryor and Dr. Mica Foster show you how to tap into the language of the nervous system to decrease pain and improve function in your pediatric patients. Plus, discover ways to empower patients and caregivers with easy-to-use home programs.

Primitive Reflexes Influence on Eye Alignment & Body Function: What to Look for & How to Treat
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS
Discover ways to assist in rewiring around nervous system impairments for improved motor and learning outcomes.
You'll find primitive reflexes that influence active movements, successful suck and swallow, rolling, coming to sitting and balance, and learning to promote developmental milestones.
Get easy-to-understand integration techniques as well as tips for a smooth conversion to home programs.

Adult Central Nervous System Injuries Relationships to Primitive Reflexes — Symptoms and Treatments Using Simple Neuroplasticity Techniques
with Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS
Pediatric patients aren't the only ones who benefit from Primitive Reflex Integration. In this module, discover techniques to treat these reflex patterns in adult patients who have had strokes, suffered brain or spinal injuries, even those living with Alzheimer's or Dementia.
Learn how to calm the nervous system and reframe motor and sensory responses to promote active movement and increased function, for things like bladder control, balance, and swallowing. Plus, walk away with home programs your patients will want to use.

Registration includes an EXCLUSIVE BONUS bundle.
Valued at $686.97 — YOURS FREE!
Recorded Q&A with Dr. Pryor and Dr. Lyons
Review of hot topics, additional insight, guidance, and answers to questions by Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, and Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS.

Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder
with Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Dr. Varleisha Lyons has created a unique, evidence-based resource for helping children who have trouble self-regulating, staying focused, managing their senses, and controlling their emotions.
Based on the latest research in neuroscience, this downloadable eBook provides highly practical, kid-friendly lessons — through hands-on activities, step-by-step exercises, and printable coloring pages and worksheets — to teach therapists, parents, educators, and children about their brain and body, so they can build the needed skills to self-regulate.

One-on-One Consultation with Dr. Karen Pryor
through Evergreen Certifications
In this in-depth certification course, you'll get the best of both worlds…the convenience of online, self-paced learning, plus LIVE ONE-ON-ONE CONSULTATION with primitive reflex expert Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS.

CPRCS
Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist Certification* (CPRCS)
through Evergreen Certifications
Your Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) certification is on us! Your registration includes your first two years of certification — which is waiting for you whenever you complete this course, around your own schedule.
*Professional and clinical standards apply. For certification details, please visit www.evergreencertifications.com/cprcs.

Becoming a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) is the easiest way to transform your career forever. This certification will set you apart from other rehab professionals as the clinician capable of increasing patient function regardless of age, who will improve outcomes, and people's lives.

With your certification, you'll become the expert in:
Assessment — Ability to test and assess retained primitive reflexes, tone qualities, and abnormalities.
Identification — Recognize neurologic signs and symptoms associated with specific primitive reflex retention.
Comprehension — Understand the connection between primitive reflexes and self-regulation and the impact primitive reflexes have on higher-level skills (ex. reading, writing, math).
Neuroplasticity — Understand brain development, typical developmental milestones, and causes of primitive reflex retention, and understand methods of using neuroplasticity techniques.
Treatment — Integration strategies and neuroplasticity to promote midbrain and cortical function, including positioning, brain rhythm, visual alignment, cranial nerve sensation, and sensory processing.

And by the end of this self-paced training, you'll also be prepared to demonstrate proper assessment of the:
Moro Reflex | Palmar Reflex | Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex | Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex | Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex | Spinal Galant Reflex

Certification Made Simple
It's never been easier to become a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS):
Step 1: Watch this online course.
Step 2: Complete the CE test(s) and instantly print your certificate(s) of completion.
Step 3: Contact Karen Pryor to set up your FREE individualized consultation — details after purchase.
Step 4: Submit your certification documentation to Evergreen Certifications.* We'll even cover the certification fee so you can become a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) at no additional cost!

That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.
*Professional and clinical standards apply. Click here to learn more about CPRCS certification.

We partner with Evergreen Certifications to include certification with some of our products. When you purchase such a product, we may disclose your information to Evergreen Certifications for purposes of providing services directly to you or to contact you regarding relevant offers.
Certified Primitive Reflex Integration Specialist Training
Includes One-on-One Consultation with Primitive Reflex Expert, Karen Pryor
A $1,776.89 Value — Yours Today for $499.99!
Plus, earn up to 19.25 CE Hours AND your Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) Certification!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet Your Course Experts
Karen Pryor

Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, has a doctorate in physical therapy and has practiced for over 40 years in the field. Dr. Pryor is the owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center, an integrative therapy clinic in Tennessee. Involved with early intervention in the birth-three population for over 30 years, she has developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings, including homes, childcare centers, and school systems, to advance pediatric therapy programs.

Click here for information about Karen Pryor.

Varleisha Lyons

Varleisha D. Lyons (formerly Gibbs), PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS, is an occupational therapist and author with more than 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing disorders and Neurological disorders. She developed and founded Delaware's first occupational therapy program and became the first black indigenous American woman to serve as the Scientific Programs Officer at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Currently, she is the Vice President of Diversity Equity Inclusion Justice Access and Belonging at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Click here for information about Varleisha Lyons.

Mica Foster

Mica Foster, DC, graduated from University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic in 2005. She is also a licensed Craniosacral therapist, Reiki Master, HeartMath practitioner and Artist. She treats a wide array of musculoskeletal disorders with a focus on finding ease and promoting stress reduction. She enjoys teaching "The Art of Meditation: Drawing Mandalas" to all ages. She has created "community coloring collaboration" walls to invite community involvement and communication. She has created "custom color pages for the classroom" to decrease stress and increase focus. Her art therapy has been distributed nationwide.

Click here for information about Mica Foster.

Frequently Asked Questions
If you want easy-to-apply strategies that will increase developmental success for your patients with neurological deficits, behavioral challenges, autism, sensory processing problems, learning disabilities, ADHD, and more… THIS IS THE TRAINING FOR YOU!

Explore functional connections with primitive reflexes; from tantrums to eating challenges, difficulty with sleeping, and school-based activities. Plus, get techniques to treat these reflex patterns in adult patients who have had strokes, suffered brain or spinal injuries, even those living with Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Expand your skillset and discover ways to help patients at any age. Get started now!

Certification is the easiest way to stand out in a crowded field. More and more clinicians are using primitive reflex integration techniques in their practice, but as a certified specialist your patients will immediately know you're dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and are already prepared with the knowledge and skills to do so.

Plus, certification offers you job security. Expertise doesn't just happen; you have to dedicate your time and energy into being the best. Becoming a Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) will prove to potential employers that you're willing to put in the work when it comes to improving patient outcomes.

Transform your practice and watch how these proven techniques can have the most profound effect on patient progress.

As soon as you register for this self-directed course, the materials are yours to keep, access, and review at your own pace, around your own schedule.

With over a dozen hours of online video training, insightful commentary, case studies, and examples, you will have compelling new clinical strategies that you can immediately start applying in your practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.
Certified Primitive Reflex Integration Specialist Training
Includes One-on-One Consultation with Primitive Reflex Expert, Karen Pryor
A $1,776.89 Value — Yours Today for $499.99!
Plus, earn up to 19.25 CE Hours AND your Certified Primitive Reflex Clinical Specialist* (CPRCS) Certification!
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

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