October 27, 2014
Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Mind, Body & Emotions on Task
With Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders
Monday October 27th
Solutions On Site presents Self-Regulation in Children with Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L
About This Workshop
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. This workshop looks at the underlying factors of poor self-regulation and how they affect the child.
Experienced presenter, Teresa Garland, will teach you practical interventions and how to create simple, but effective programs in clinical, school and home settings:
· Sensory therapy techniques
· Simple self-management and video modeling programs
· Sensory lifestyle
· Social stories
· Energy regulation techniques
· Emotional regulation techniques
· Communication methods
· Transition strategies
· Behavioral Strategies
Clinical programs such as Interactive Metronome®, Sound Therapy, and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT™) will be discussed, as will timely topics such as medication vs. non-medication for ADHD and new insights from research into biomedical aspects of autism. You will receive written handouts and a list of resources.
Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and author specializing in sensory and modulation issues. She has worked in schools, sensory clinics and medical settings with children and adults, treating sensory disorders, ADHD and autism. Ms. Garland works closely with other health professionals, teachers and doctors to understand and treat underlying sensory, timing, and coordination/motor planning issues as well as overlying socio/emotional behaviors in the symptoms of autism. She is trained/certified in the SIPT, Interactive Metronome®, Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), Therapeutic Listening, Wilbarger's Sensory Defensiveness, the Natural Heart Approach, Mindfulness Training, and Food Chaining. Her book is titled Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders.
$185 + hst, includes a continental breakfast and lunch, group rates available.