Join Karen Hyche in this 90-minute workshop recording to better understand sensory modulation in early intervention. You will discover the three types of sensory modulation disorders and how to assess them in infants, toddlers and young children. You will learn how to use skilled observation and parent interviews to identify how sensory modulation disorder affects both the child and family’s daily function. Finally, practical strategies will be presented to address common family and day care concerns.
Summarize the three types of sensory modulation disorder (SMD)
Identify evaluations available for this population
Describe sensory strategies that are easily implemented in the home environment
Sensory Modulation Disorder Identification
How SMD affects daily function
Assessments for SMD in Birth-Five
Evaluations and assessments
Early Intervention Part C services
Individual Family Service Plan
Strategies and Techniques for Home, Daycare and Community
Use of music and movement
Graduated feeding techniques
Routines and schedules
About the Speaker:
Karen Lea Hyche, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist specializing in sensory processing disorders, autism and learning disabilities. She currently works at the Arc of Walker County in Jasper, Alabama where she provides early intervention and outpatient pediatric therapy. She is a member of the Alabama Early Intervention ICC and serves as the financial chair. She also serves as a fieldwork instructor for the OTA program at Wallace State Community College. Previous experience includes public schools and psychiatric settings with children birth to 18. Karen is certified through Western Psychological Services for instruction and administration of the Sensory Integration Praxis Test. She is an ILS service provider. Karen is the co-author of Classroom Strategies for Children with ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism.
Financial: Karen Lea Hyche is an instructor at Wallace State Community College. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Karen Lea Hyche has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Information:
For U.S. and Canadian customers, CE is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.