Sensory integration and processing is foundational to human development, engagement and relationships. This course will discuss theories of sensory processing function and dysfunction, potential impact on communication skills, and considerations for SLPs' therapeutic practice.
Course created on November 20, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the role of sensory integration and processing in development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common patterns of sensory integration and processing dysfunction.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the impact of sensory processing and integration challenges on communication skills, and the SLP's role in treatment.
MSc OT, PhD(C)
Virginia Spielmann is Executive Director STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder. She serves as the Clinical Consultant for the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning. Virginia was trained in Occupational Therapy at Oxford Brookes University, in England. She completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy in the USA and is finishing her PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Development with an emphasis on mental health with Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara.
Virginia is a well-traveled speaker, coach and educator on topics including sensory integration and processing, DIR/Floortime, child development and infant mental health. She has conducted trainings around the world and leads workshops at international conferences.
Carrie Dishlip received her Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from The University of Arizona in 2004. She has worked with clients with Disordered Sensory Integration and Processing in home, school, and clinical settings. Carrie has taken the University of Southern California Advanced Training in Sensory Integrative Dysfunction and the STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Mentorship level 1 trainings. She has led professional and parent workshops on communication development, social skills, and sensory integration and processing.
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.
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