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Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! (Jun 09, 2020)
Jun 09, 2020 | Hours 6.25 | USD $249.99 | Portland, Maine
Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development & More! is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 09, 2020 at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay, Portland, Maine, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 Hours. Target Audience: • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Counselors • Social Workers • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Psychologists • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children. Course Description: Dyslexia – the invisible disability that impacts 1:5 individuals! It’s not just an issue of trying harder or paying attention. You know the stories you hear from your clients – hours of studying just to forget it all on a test the following day, constant lack of ability to understand what they read, difficulty remembering lists or instructions beyond three, the overwhelming frustration of knowing what they want to say or do, but not being able to express it on paper or get the words out, socially withdrawn in attempt to hide their struggles. In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practice treatment ideas that will incorporate the use of client-centered everyday routines, games, technology, sensory and hands-on approaches to help your client overcome the challenges of life with dyslexia. Upon completion of this program, you will be able to immediately provide treatment to address your client’s: • Visual perceptual skills • Visual motor integration • Auditory and visual memory • Reading rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension • Phonetic awareness and memory • Spelling and handwriting struggles Turn everyday activities into successful treatment! Objectives: • Analyze the 3 types of dyslexia and their characteristics to establish a treatment plan. • Determine the executive cognitive functions and treatment methodologies that impact processing speed and reading comprehension. • Choose treatment strategies to address visual perceptual, visual motor integration, auditory and visual memory deficits to increase handwriting legibility, reading comprehension, and ability to follow multi-step directions. • Communicate how to integrate electronic and low tech games into treatment activities to increase reading comprehension, ability to follow multi-step directions for increased academic success. • Apply compensatory strategies to each specific type, such as recital, chunking, and mnemonics as they apply to visual and auditory memory. • Establish 3 strategies to improve client’s ability to recall multi-step instructions and letter sequence for spelling.
Aug 06, 2020 | CE Hours 12 | USD $269 | Portland, Maine
Neurology & Vagus Nerve Stimulation is organized by Fetterman Events (FE) and will be held on Aug 06, 2020 at Portland, Maine, United States of America. Accreditation: This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 12 CE hours Description: This seminar will enable the practitioner to determine the misalignment associated with specific neurological dysfunctions. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 12 - 14, 2021 | Portland, Maine
2021 Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) Midwinter Symposium is organized by Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA) and will be held from Feb 12 - 14, 2021 at Holiday Inn Portland-By The Bay, Portland, Maine, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.