Participants completing this course will be able to:
- Evaluate and observe the child during assessment or treatment and complete task analysis with provided case studies
- Identify ways Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) can impact a child at various ages in school/home and community
- Select appropriate accommodations for a child with DCD in order to maximize their function in school/home and community
- Choose an evidence-based evaluation tool to address a functional concern/deficit for a child with DCD
- Utilize evaluation results to update a practical treatment plan for a child with DCD
- Apply an evidence-based treatment strategy to address a child’s motor coordination difficulties.
- Understand what DCD is and ways to assist your families in receiving a diagnosis-
- Identify what can be done when there is no diagnosis and the family is unable to obtain one
Introductory to Intermediate level
Melissa Gerber, OTD, OTR/L
Melissa Gerber is a school based occupational therapist for the past 18 years. She began her career at NYU Medical Center-Rusk Institute, where she rotated through adult and pediatric programs. She is the president of 4MYKIDSOT, a private practice conducting preschool and early intervention evaluations and treatment.
Dr. Gerber receives a speaking fee for the presentation. Dr. Gerber has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
LIVE On-Line Webinar
8:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
Case Studies and task analysis
History of DCD
Facts and key components
What else does DCD involve? What else can be associated with DCD?
When is DCD diagnosed?
Criteria for DCD- DSM V
Evidenced Based Research
Developmental Disorder Clinical Practice Guideline
Where to start treatment?
Spatial Awareness and its importance
DCD and how it presents at various ages
Is it DCD? Or a related diagnosis?
ICF- Internal Classification of Functioning
DCD and dyslexia
Difference between dyspraxia and apraxia
Types of dyspraxia
What is a mirror motor neuron?
How does it impact motor coordination?
Case studies- Task analysis
A developmental approach to treatment planning
6 contact hours
A post-test will be required at the conclusion of the webinar.
Approved for 6 contact hours by NYSED’s State Board for PT.
Application has been made to NJBPTE for CE credit approval.
TSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of Professional Development. PD activity approval ID#Pending. This Live PD is offered at 6 contact or .6 CEU’s, Intermediate level, Domain of OT: OT Service Delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Early $225.00* | Regular $250.00
*Early registration must be received 14 days prior to seminar VALID UNTIL FEB. 23, 2023
3 or more registrants – Early – $212.94| Regular – $236.60 (use code group3)
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