Unraveling the Mysteries of Motor Planning
ABOUT THE COURSE
Unraveling the Mysteries of Motor Planning is an interactive, engaging full day workshop where the audience actively participates in learning about motor planning through participation. Topics covered included specific neurological lesions and how they effect motor planning, differential diagnoses, and identifying what you can (and can not change) in a student or client. Throughout this process, you will acquire a new understanding of what it takes to motor learn and motor plan. You will gain specific strategies and approaches to assist in the motor learning process.
You won't be bored at this workshop, you'll be too busy moving and learning. All movement activities are slow, safe and suitable for individuals of all abilities.
- • Define Motor Planning
- • Understand the ingrediants of motor planning
- • Facilitate changes in motor planning
- • Understand how specific neurological lesions effect motor planning
- • Create solid strategies for facilitating motor planning
- Learning Objectives are measured through small group participation, applied learning activities and short question and answer strategies throughout the workshop.
Susan Thompson, OTR is a dynamic presenter and promises to make this a fun and engaging day!
- I. Introduction
II. Course Objectives
III. What is Motor Planning?
IV. Ingredients to Motor Planning
V. What Does it Take - to Motor Learn
VI. What About Sensory?
VII. Feedback & Feedforward
VIII. Vision: The overlooked sensory piece
XI. What About the Brain?
Who Should Attend
- Occupational Therapist
- Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Physical Therapist
- Physical Therapy Assistant
- Special Education teachers
- General education elementary teachers
- Private school teachers
- Orientation and Mobility Specialtists
- Adaptive P.E.
- Special Olympics
- Any professional involved with children on the Autism Spectrum
- Rehabilitation therapists working with adults with motor deficiencies
- Intermediate. AOTA Category I: Domain of Occupational Therapy: Areas of Occupation, Category II: Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention. .1 CEUs/1.0 Contact hour per module. 6 modules total for .6 CEUs/6.0 Contact hours