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Understanding and Treating Praxis and Dyspraxia

Understanding and Treating Praxis and Dyspraxia

Effectively treat different types of dyspraxia to support children’s learning abilities socially and academically as well as in sports and physical education.

Speakers:

Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, SIPT,
RCTC, DIR® Expert Trainer

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

8:15 AM – 3:45 PM

1904 Ave N

Brooklyn, NY

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Target Audience

OTs, SLPs, PTs, PTAs, COTAs, Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Nurses

Course Level

Intermediate

Course Description

Dyspraxia is a “hidden” difficulty that can prove quite disabling to the child in a learning or social environment. Having ideas about what to do and sequencing how to do it as well as completing tasks in the same timing as a peer, can be quite elusive to some kids. This workshop will cover different kinds of Dyspraxias, as well as assessment and intervention ideas that will support learning abilities in the social and academic environment as well as sports and physical education. 

Participants will learn how ADHD and Dyslexia can overlap with Dyspraxia. They will understand the different sensory aspects of Somatodyspraxia and the importance of timing in Bilateral Integration and Sequencing Dyspraxia. Finally, they will learn how to address these areas of dyspraxia and help the children on their caseload. 

Speaker

Born in South Africa, Maude Le Roux, OTR/L, SIPT, RCTC, DIR® Expert Trainer, is an occupational therapist involved in occupational functioning for her entire career of which executive functioning would be considered a key area of function in the lives of developing children.

Maude is a global speaker and has spoken at international conferences such as ATTACh, ICDL, as well as TDSA, as a key note speaker in 2016. She has been providing this specific course since 2011 across the globe.

Maude has an impressive resume of certification on a wide array of topics related to sensory and emotional processing over the span of her career. She has created her own workshops since 2007 and also trained for other international organizations since 2009.

Disclosure: Maude Le Roux receives a speaking fee for her presentation and is owner of the clinic A Total Approach. She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Educational Credits

6 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 0.6 CEUs.

Recognized by NYSED State Board for PT as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education. Approved for 6 contact hours.

Application has been made to NJBTE for CE Approval.

This course is offered for up to 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area).

This course is approved for 6 CTLE credits.

Schedule

8:15 AM – 3:45 PM

Registration: 7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

8:15 Praxis and Dyspraxia

9:45 Break

10:15 Somatodyspraxia

11:45 Lunch

12:45 Bilateral Integration and Sequencing Dyspraxia

1:45 Influence of Visual and Auditory systems

2:45 Break

3:00 Case Study

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Consider the definitions of Praxis and Dyspraxia

  • Consider how ADHD and Dyslexia can overlap with Dyspraxia

  • List at least 4 different sensory aspects to consider in Somatodyspraxia

  • Discover the importance of timing in Bilateral Integration and Sequencing Dyspraxia

  • List at least 5 aspects of both the auditory and visual systems and their influences on Dyspraxia

Pricing Information

Early Bird Registration (by November 26, 2019)

$285

Standard Registration (after November 26, 2019)

$310

Group Registration (3 or more registrants by November 26, 2019 - must register on the same day and each registrant must mention the others on her registration form):

$257.50

Special offer for those registering for more than one of Maude LeRoux’s courses:

 

Anxiety, Sensory and Behavior (January 8th)

Executive Functioning Practical Toolkit (January 9th)

DIR/Floortime in the Classroom (January 13th)

Understanding and Treating Praxis and Dyspraxia (January 14th)

 

Save $100 when you attend any two courses using code 100OFF

Save $175 when you attend any three courses using code 175OFF

Sign up for three courses, and get the fourth course FREE:  Use code FREECOURSE

 

Only one coupon code may be used per registration

Contact Information

Hands on Approaches, Inc.

(212) 884-9101

info@handsonapproaches.com

www.handsonapproaches.com

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. 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. Hands On Approaches, Inc. is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the participants (ie: non-refundable travel arrangements) if the course is cancelled. Tuition for no-shows or cancellations received after the course has started will be forfeited, no exceptions.
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. 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.

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