Improving Complex Motor Coordination and Perception of Tactile (Touch) Stimuli, presented in Partnership with Thieme Publishers

Course: #9115Level: Advanced1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Feb 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST

This is Part 3 of a four-part series, Incorporating Movement to Comprehensively Treat Preschoolers with ASD. This course examines the impact of motor impairment and tactile perception dysfunction on preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Participants will be empowered to identify deficits and describe evidence-based intervention strategies that address these motor and perceptual challenges to improve social, cognitive, and linguistic outcomes for these preschoolers. This course is presented in partnership with Thieme Publishers. (Part 1 - Course 9096, Part 2 - Course 9103, Part 4 - Course 9116)

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Live Webinar

Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Advanced, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify fundamental movement skills and strategies in order to improve these skills at graduated levels of independence and complexity.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify difficulties in symmetry, coordination, and postural sway across sagittal, transverse, and coronal anatomical planes, and describe strategies to effectively improve upon them.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list tactile perception challenges often present in children with ASD and methods to improve tactile perception.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Research Review
10-15 Minutes Fundamental Motor Skills
15-20 Minutes Planes of Motion
20-25 Minutes Evaluating Symmetry Across Planes of Motion
25-35 Minutes Interactive Video - Guided Practice Observation
35-40 Minutes Terminology of Physical and Occupational Therapy Fields
40-50 Minutes Interactive Video - Guided Practice and Clinical Observation
50-55 Minutes Activity Review
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

Presented By

Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kelly Vess received an honorarium for this presentation. She authored a book on child speech/language for which she receives royalties and which may be cited in this presentation. Nonfinancial: No relevant relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is offered in joint partnership with Thieme Publishers.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Advanced level, Professional Area)

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: 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 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: Live webinars on do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.