Ipad Apps in Pediatric Therapy

Apps for organization, behavior, sensory, fine motor, visual perception, and handwriting!

Speakers:

Kim Wiggins, OTR/L

On Demand Webinar

(2.5 hours runtime)

Please note: A 70% passing rate on the post test is required to receive full credit.

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Target Audience

OTs, PTs, SLPs, COTAs, PTAs, parents, behavioral therapists, educators, administrators and psychologists working with children

Course Level

Intermediate

Course Description

This webinar reviews, explains, and demonstrates apps to enhance your therapy sessions and can be used as practice in the classroom or at home.

Many are FREE!

The apps discussed are related to organizational skills for students and therapists, behaviors and rewards, sensory, fine motor, and visual perception.

Handwriting skills on the iPad are also reviewed, including apps to teach handwriting and how to use the iPad as a modification for students that have difficulty with handwriting.

This webinar is chock full of resources!

Speaker

Kim Wiggins, OTR/L is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in pediatrics who has worked extensively in public school settings, outpatient, and home-based services to children of all ages with a variety of diagnoses and special needs.

Kim is currently a full time therapist at the Binghamton City School District in upstate NY and the owner of OTKimWiggins, which primarily focuses on increasing the attention level and motor skills of children and providing educational opportunities for parents and professionals. She is an experienced National program developer who has produced and presented training workshops and seminars on a variety of topics related to handwriting, vision, primitive reflexes, sensory techniques, and technology to therapists, teachers, administrators, and parents, She has presented to audiences nationwide since 2010.

Disclosure: Kim Wiggins receives a speaking fee for her presentation. She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

"Amazing presentation and full of new practical information in short time frame!"  Harshala Sarwadnya, Pediatric OT

Great resources! I found myself taking lots of notes! Very interesting material!

Educational Credits

2.5 contact hours. Certificates will be awarded.

Hands on Approaches, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Approved by AOTA for 0.25 CEUs.

Recognized by NYSED State Board for PT as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education. Approved for 0.25 contact hours.

Approved for 2.5 CTLE contact hours.

 

 

 

 

This course is offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area).

Learning Objectives will be assessed via a post-test given at the end of the webinar.  A passing grade of 70% is necessary to receive a certificate of completion.

 

 

 

Time Ordered Agenda

5 minutes - Research

20 minutes - Organization Apps

20 minutes - Behavior and Reward Apps

15 minutes  - Sensory Apps

20 minutes  - Fine Motor Apps

20 minutes  - Visual Perception Apps

20 minutes  - Prewriting Apps

20 minutes  - Handwriting Compensation Apps

10 minutes  - Questions and Case Studies

(150 minutes) 

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Learning Objectives

  • Identify sensory apps for students to self-regulate sensory needs at home or in the classroom.
  • Identify a variety of apps for students to practice visual perception skills at home or in the classroom.
  • Recommend strategies for students to practice fine motor skills on the iPad at home or in the classroom.
  • Identify a variety of apps that track and/or manage behavior in the classroom or at home.
  • Identify three apps to develop and practice letter formation for handwriting skills.

Pricing Information

Seminar Access: $90

Seminar Access + Certificate of Completion: $105

Contact Information

Hands on Approaches, Inc.

(212) 884-9101

info@handsonapproaches.com

www.handsonapproaches.com

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Courses:

All cancellations must be received in writing via fax, email, or mail. A full refund, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable), will be provided if cancellation is received up to four weeks prior to the date of the course. Half tuition, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable), will be refunded if cancellation is received up to two weeks prior to the date of the course. No refunds will be made after the two week deadline. Refunds where a coupon was redeemed will result in an adjusted refund amount. Tuition for no-shows or cancellations received after the course has started will be forfeited, no exceptions. Hands On Approaches, Inc. reserves the right to cancel the course for extenuating circumstances. A full refund for the course fee will be provided,less credit card processing fees, where applicable. Hands On Approaches, Inc. is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the participants (ie: non-refundable travel arrangements) if the course is cancelled.

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Webinars: 

Full day webinar - a full refund, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable) will be granted up to one week before the training date. No refunds will be issued after that time.

Mini Webinar (less than 4 hours) -  a full refund, less a $75 administrative fee (plus credit card processing fees, where applicable) will be granted up to 72 hours before the training date. No refunds will be issued after that time. 

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