Stay tuned for more information about what this year holds! You can also click on the links below to register for recordings of past webinars.
by Sara Jefferson, OTR/L
Executive functioning skills are the cognitive skills that guide everything we do on a day to day basis including planning, initiating, prioritizing, remembering, and monitoring our actions. These skills play an important role in the daily participation of children (and adults!) of all ages to accomplish simple to complex tasks across all domains of life. This presentation will break down the executive functions, examine EF's role on a child's daily functioning, how to support the development of these skills, and the occupational therapist’s unique role in this process.
by Robyn Chu, MOT, OTR/L
Come join us for a discussion of how to support yourself and the children you serve in whatever roles you occupy at these crazy times. We'll talk about self-awareness, self-care, and sensory-based strategies for helping us all stay a little more regulated.
by Peggy Enabnit, OTR/L
Get ideas for using sensory strategies successfully with a variety of students, including those with Sensory Processing Disorders and ADHD. Gain an understanding of how and why to choose specific strategies for each unique child. How you can use tools that foster neurological changes and promote growth within your children and students.
by Jenni Stucki, MS, OTR/L
Our vestibular sense is crucial for balance and movement. It works together with our other senses to help us orient ourselves in space, feel grounded, and interact with the world. Come and learn the basics about this crucial sensory system. We will also discuss practical tools and tips for harnessing the power of this hidden movement sense to help your children, students, and even yourself!
by Meghan Enabnit, MS, OTR/L
This presentation will focus on ways to support a teenager with Sensory Processing Disorder by identifying their internal and external warning signs leading to dysregulation. It will offer examples of calming tools to support him or her to be successful and have joy of life at home, school, and in the community.
by Wendy Brandt, MS, OTR/L
Weak core and trunk strength can impact performance in areas including handwriting, fine motor, and self-care tasks in the developing child. In this presentation we will discuss and review core exercises and practical play activities to help strengthen the muscles of the core and trunk.
by Sheryl Trainor, MS, OTR/L
Does it seem like your child has little interest in eating or exploring new foods? Is it a struggle to sit at the table at mealtime? Does your child get anxious around new foods? This webinar will explore methods of engagement for different developmental levels to use with picky eaters and problem feeders. Be prepared to get messy!
by Angeles VanVleet, MS CCC-SLP
There is more to reading than being able to break the code, decipher vocabulary, and interpret sentences. Learn about the relationship between reading comprehension and social thinking.
These webinars are absolutely free, and we are excited to build community and learn with you. If you have enjoyed this series or are interested in helping to further our mission, please click here or on the link below to donate to our scholarship fund. 100% of donations will be put toward helping families who cannot afford therapy obtain services that will have a lifelong impact on their children. Thank you in advance for your generosity!