Push-in to the Classroom!

The Why and How for Related Service Providers


Kim Wiggins, OTR/L

Registration is limited to 50 participants

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

1:00 - 3:00 PM EST

Live Webinar

(if you are unable to attend due to time zone difficulty, please email us at info@handsonapproaches.com)

Kim's Push In--Cover 1200 X 600

Target Audience

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

Course Level


Course Description

Pushing-in to the classroom for OT, PT, and Speech therapy is an evidence-based and effective treatment strategy.  Due to many barriers, however, therapists are often more comfortable providing pull-out therapy sessions. 

This course will review research, provide strategies for pushing-in, and discuss the benefits of carryover and collaboration.  Distance learning strategies are also provided.


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.

Educational Credits

2 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 0.2 CEUs.

Recognized by NYSED State Board for PT as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education. Approved for 2 contact hours.


Recognized by NYSED State Board for social workers as an approved provider of social workers continuing education. Approved for 2 contact hours.

This course is approved for 2 CTLE credits.

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 - Introduction

5 minutes - What does “push-in” mean?

5 minutes - Push-in barriers and positives

10 minutes - Importance of collaboration and carryover

10 minutes - How to get started!

25 minutes - Push-in therapy models

5 minutes - Push-in goal examples

10 minutes - What to include in push-in bags

20 minutes - Push in ideas and examples

20 minutes - Co-treat strategies for OT/PT/SLP

10 minutes - Resources/Questions

Kim Push In--ADA 1200 X 600

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the benefits of providing OT/PT/SLP in a least restrictive and natural environment

  • Plan at least one effective push-in session by incorporating a push-in model and tips provided in the course.

  • Label a push-in model in order to plan effective sessions.

  •  Explain the evidence-based strategies for providing effective carryover.  

Pricing Information

Standard Registration: $79.00

For those that are not able to attend the live webinar an "On Demand" recording is available for an additional $15

Contact Information

Hands on Approaches, Inc.

(212) 884-9101



Refund and Cancellation Policy


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.

Occasionally, changes are made due to speaker availability, participant demand or unforeseen circumstances. Courses may occasionally be cancelled. You will be notified by email and/or phone at least 24 hours in advance of the class start date. A full refund will be granted,less credit card processing fees, where applicable. While Hands On Approaches, Inc. will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, Hands On Approaches, Inc.'s liability is limited to the tuition fee only.


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 50% refund will be granted up to 3 weeks before the training date. No refunds will be issued after that time.

No refunds for recordings or “on demand” webinars. 

If you registered for a live webinar and are unable to stay on the platform for the full time allocated, you will not be able to receive a recording without purchasing a new complete course registration.  Be sure to email us prior to the scheduled event to make arrangements for a recorded option (if available) instead.  No refunds on the live webinar registration will be given if you were on the platform for at least 15 minutes.