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Presented by: Jaymie Stavdal, MS, OTR/L
originally recorded May 16, 2019

 Webinars are video presentations and include the recorded PowerPoint and lecture and a .pdf copy of the PowerPoint notes.

Description: This webinar is a follow up to the webinar titled “Primitive Reflexes/Primary Movement Patterns: A Deeper Understanding of Postural Development.” This presentation will expand concepts previously presented and will explore implications for evaluation of the continued dependence of primitive postural patterns in children. Clinical reasoning involved in identification of treatment strategies and activities to support the integration of these patterns in the context of a sensory integration framework will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this webinar viewers will be able to:

  1. Describe the link between primary movement patterns, postural development, and sensory integration.
  2. Describe three ways in which to observe and evaluate the continued dependence of primary movement patterns.
  3. Identify three ways to incorporate activities that support primary movement pattern integration into sensory integration intervention.

Course Level: Intermediate. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Suitable For: Occupational therapists, OT assistants

Domain: Performance Skills
Process: Intervention

Contact Hours: This course is worth 1.5 contact hours or .15 AOTA CEUs.

Completion Requirements: To receive contact hours for this course you must listen to the recorded webinar in its entirety and complete the accompanying assessment.

About the Speaker: Jaymie earned her Master of Science degree in occupational therapy, graduating Summa Cum Laude and as Valedictorian of her class at the University at Buffalo in New York. During her time at UB, Jaymie served as President of the UB Student Occupational Therapy Association and member of Pi Theta Epsilon OT National Honor Society. Jaymie received national recognition from the American Occupational Therapy Foundation as the 2013 recipient of the Mary Fiorentino Memorial Scholarship Award for excellence in qualifications and potential for future professional development. Jaymie currently serves on the Board of Directors as Secretary for Camp Avanti, an intensive occupational therapy program for children with sensory processing dysfunction and/or learning disabilities. She has experience working with children in the home, school, and clinic setting, as well as running parent/child community-based sensory motor groups and summer camps. Jaymie is a certified provider of Therapeutic Listening and has training in DIR/Floor-time.

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