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- Audio CD - 4+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- GWEN WILD, MOT, OTR/L
- PESI Inc.
- 1/31/2020 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
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- Differentiate between symptoms of sensory modulation disorder, ADHD and autism to determine appropriate self-regulation interventions.
- Modify clinical treatments for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) to be utilized in school or home settings.
- Design a sensory lifestyle program using readily-found items to improve self-regulation skills in your young clients.
- Incorporate elements of first-person stories and transitional activities into your SPD intervention plan.
- Recommend cognitive strategies to address symptoms of ADHD, including hyperactivity and impulsivity.
- Implement role plays and video modeling interventions to target appropriate self-management skills.
How Self-Regulation Affects a Child’s Physical, Mental and Emotional Wellbeing
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
- Overlay of systems
- Overlap with sensory processing disorder, ADHD, autism, giftedness, anxiety and related conditions
Create a Sensory Lifestyle
- Vestibular, proprioceptive, and sensory modulation characteristics
- What can go wrong
- Making it right: case studies and videos
- The big therapies: Interactive Metronome®, (IM), brushing, sensory diets, MeMoves™, and more!
- Strategies for over-responsivity, under-responsivity, cravings
- Develop sensory boxes, sensory schedules and spaces
- Bedtime tips and strategies
- Parker’s guidelines for giving meds
- Greenspan’s strategies for avoiding meds
- Cognitive strategies, attention strategies and mindfulness meditation
- As a powerful behavior program for ADHD
- Address challenging behaviors and habits through sensory-based activities
- Mindfulness and meditation techniques
- Role play and video modeling
- Teach functional skills
- Catch child “being good”
- Art and music activities for emotions
- Visual schedules
- Social stories
- Visual timers
Strategies for First-Person Stories
- Layers of autism
- Working with emotions
- Communication strategies that provide control
- Match-and-repeat technique for social engagement
- Deal with picky eating and poor sleep habits
- Behavioral strategies for eliminating difficult behavior
Making Transitions Uneventful
- What, why and how
- Case studies of why we see certain behaviors
- Case study example reflecting successful intervention
- Strategies for smooth transitions
- Using objects to assist in transitions
- Environmental strategies
- Music, Me-Moves™
- Deep pressure
- Music therapy
- Alternative therapy
- Qi massage
GWEN WILD, MOT, OTR/L
Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist with over 25 years of experience specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorders, neurological disorders and a wide variety of developmental disorders in numerous settings. She is the owner of Sensational Brain, LLC, and creator of the popular BrainWorks™ tools, a system for creating effective sensory diets that empowers kids to take charge of their sensory needs.
Gwen is steadfast in helping children learn to self-regulate to manage their behaviors and emotions effectively. She works directly with educators, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, BCBAs and other professionals in her roles as an educator, consultant to two school districts and provider of private pediatric occupational therapy services in homes.
Gwen presents worldwide on topics related to sensory modulation and self-regulation teaching practitioners, parents, and teachers who work with children and adolescents practical treatments and interventions. She has been invited to speak at numerous state and local conferences and has been featured on podcasts. Gwen has led and co-authored two research studies on the implementation of sensory strategies for the purpose of enhancing self-regulation, the most recent of which was published in a peer reviewed journal. She is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and at the state level, she is a member of the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association.
Financial: Gwen Wild is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Gwen Wild has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Speech-Language Pathologists
- Social Workers
- Marriage & Family Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapist Assistants
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