Institute for Educational Development

AOTA Timed Agenda

SCHOOL-BASED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: Improving Students' Academic Success through Better Self-Regulation and Executive Function Skills

Timed Agenda  
8:30-10:00 How Ayres Theory of Sensory Integration Relates to Current Concepts of Self-Regulation and Executive Functioning
  • Definition of Sensory Integration
  • Evolution of Concepts
Understand How Executive Functioning Skills Contribute to a Student's Academic Success
  • Components of Executive Functioning
Neuroscience: the Connection between Self-Regulation and Executive Functioning Understand the Normal Developmental Progression of Self-Regulation and Executive Functioning Recognizing Sensory Processing and Executive Function Dysfunction
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Executive Function Dysfunction
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 Strategies and Intervention Planning for Social Emotional and Behavioral Challenges
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Examine Environmental and Skill Building Strategies for Academic Success
  • Intervention Planning
2:00-2:10 Break
  • There is an App for that
  • Recognize Effective Treatment Practices and Ways to Track Progress

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