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)
Course created on February 18, 2020
- After 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.
- After 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.
- After this course, participants will be able to list tactile perception challenges often present in children with ASD and methods to improve tactile perception.
|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|
Kelly Vess, MA, CCC-SLP
Kelly Vess, MA, CCC-SLP, has over 16 years of experience specializing in preschool-age intervention at Barnes Early Childhood Center in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She researches and develops evidence-based assessment and treatment practices that focus on optimizing therapeutic gains within realistic caseload and time demands.
Kelly Vess is also a clinical instructor for Wayne State and Eastern Michigan Universities. In collaboration with Wayne State University’s speech-language pathology program, she develops and directs evidence-based intervention programs for diverse populations of preschoolers.
Kelly Vess is the author of Speech Sound Disorders: Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment with Thieme.
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.
Course participation information
To ensure you are ready to participate, please complete our short Test Drive to prepare your computer to view the course.
Login and logout times will be recorded and documented.
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit, where applicable.
Live Webinars allow presenter and participant interaction. The exam and course evaluation for these courses must be completed within 7 days of the event.
On-demand courses include texts, video and audio recordings of live webinars, and multimedia formats. The exam and course evaluation for on-demand courses must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
To participate in the course, complete the exam, and earn continuing education credit (where applicable), you must be a SpeechPathology.com member.
SpeechPathology.com is committed to providing equal opportunities in accordance with all applicable laws. If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review your request and respond in a timely manner. Please note that we will require a minimum of 2 weeks to provide a reasonable accommodation for your request.
Visit our Contact us page or give us a call if you have questions.
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
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.
International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards
The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.0 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.
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: 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 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.
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 SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.