The best-planned session will not be successful if the child is not ready for therapy. In this course, participants will learn how mindfulness practices can support cognitive and emotional regulation. This course is open captioned.
Course created on February 11, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to define mindfulness and its application to learning readiness.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least one research article that provides empirical evidence for practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to teach at least one mindfulness practice to children.
|0-5 Minutes||What is meant by "ready for therapy"?|
|5-15 Minutes||What is mindfulness?|
|15-25 Minutes||How does it work? (some theoretical evidence)|
|25-35 Minutes||Who says it works? (some empirical evidence)|
|35-55 Minutes||Practical strategies|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University and a practicing speech-language pathologist for over 30 years. She is also a certified children’s yoga instructor.
Since 1998, Dr. Lederer and her colleagues/students have been implementing and researching programs for young children with language and literacy delays. Descriptions and efficacy of these programs have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented nationally.
Dr. Lederer is the author of three award-winning children’s books, I Can Say That, I Can Do That, and I Can Play That and the music cd, Storybook Yoga.
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