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Seminar Detail

Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders

Where:
SPRINGFIELD, MA
When:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Course Description:

Children with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD or autism have much in common. They are challenged with physical problems that affect their ability to focus and can also cause them to be emotionally reactive. Children who have trouble self-regulating throughout the day are missing out on typical childhood experiences in school, on the playground and with their families. They have difficulty making and keeping friends.

This workshop looks at the underlying factors of poor self-regulation and how they affect the child. The course emphasizes practical interventions! You will walk away with details on how to create simple but effective programs in clinical, school and home settings:
  • Sensory therapy techniques
  • Simple self-management and video modeling programs
  • Sensory diets
  • Social stories
  • Energy regulation techniques
  • Communication methods
  • Transition strategies

Clinical programs such as Interactive Metronome®, Sound Therapy, and Neuro-Feedback will be discussed, as will timely topics such as medication vs. non-medication for ADHD and the bio-medical approach controversy in autism. You will receive written handouts and a list of resources.

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Objectives:

  1. Communicate characteristics of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism and how they overlap.
  2. Modify specific treatments for SPD that can be duplicated at school or home.
  3. Design a sensory lifestyle program using readily-found items.
  4. Determine elements of successful first-person stories and transitional activities.
  5. Recommend ADHD interventions to be used with or without meds.
  6. Implement a simple self-management and video modeling program.
  7. Employ communication strategies that provide emotional control for children with ASD.
OUTLINE

How Self-Regulation Affects a Child’s Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing
  • Overlay of systems
  • Overlap with sensory modulation disorder, ADHD, autism, giftedness, anxiety and related conditions
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • Vestibular, proprioceptive, and sensory modulation characteristics
  • Strategies for home and school
  • Making it right: case studies and videos
  • Sensory diet vs. a sensory lifestyle
  • The big therapies: Interactive Metronome® (IM), brushing and sensory diets
ADHD Strategies
  • Parker’s guidelines for giving meds
  • Greenspan’s strategies for avoiding meds
  • Cognitive strategies, attention strategies and mindfulness meditation
Self-Management
  • As a powerful behavior program for ADHD
  • Case study on breaking “stimming” habits
Utilizing video
  • Role play & video modeling
  • Teaching functional skills
  • Catching child “being good”
  • Working with Emotions
    • Art and music
    • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
    • Polyvagal Theory and autism
Autism Strategies
  • Communication strategies that provide control
  • Match-and-repeat technique for social engagement
  • Dealing with picky eating and poor sleep habits
  • Behavioral strategies for eliminating difficult behavior
First Person Stories & Strategies for Smooth Transitions
  • Discuss social interactions
  • Describe relevant social cues and behaviors
  • Examples of transitional activities
Other Approaches
  • Alternative therapy
  • Qi massage
Calming Strategies
  • Music, Me-Moves™
  • Deep pressure, Ease™

KAREN LEA HYCHE, OTD, OTR/L

Karen Lea Hyche, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist with over twenty years specializing in sensory processing disorders, autism and learning disabilities. She is the owner of Hyche Center for Sensory & Motor Learning, in Jasper, Alabama, an occupational therapy clinic serving children (birth-16 years) with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to, developmental delays, learning disabilities, sensory processing disorder, visual-perceptual deficits, poor handwriting, feeding difficulties and autism. Dr. Hyche served as the occupational therapist in two Jasper county public schools for four years working with children from preschool through high school. She continues to serve as a consultant for the public schools, as needed. Her experience includes providing psychiatric care for children (birth-18 years) while working at a psychiatric hospital. She is a member of the Alabama Early Intervention ICC and serves as the financial chair. Dr. Hyche serves as a fieldwork instructor for the OTA program at Wallace State Community College. She is certified through Western Psychological Services for instruction and administration of the Sensory Integration Praxis Test and is an ILS service provider. Dr. Hyche is the co-author of the book entitled, Classroom Strategies for Children with ADHD, Autism & Sensory Processing Disorders (PESI, 2014).



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Karen Lea Hyche is an instructor at Wallace State Community College. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Karen Lea Hyche has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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