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PuzzleArt Therapy Training Program: Hands-On Training for Therapists

Alli Berman, MA, PAT, Susan Fisher, OD
&
One of the following OT’s:
Melissa Gerber, OTD, OTR/L OR Serena Zeidler, OTD, OTR/L

 

The PuzzleArt Therapy Training Program is a six-credit hour, full day hands-on training course with an overview of the visual, thinking, perceptual, sensory and oculomotor skills needed for success, and the PuzzleArt Therapy System which can help develop and improve 20 of these skills.

It gives an introduction to the PuzzleArt Therapy System, which is the first therapy to combine binocular, perceptual, oculomotor and PuzzleArt sensory protocols using hands-on abstract art.

Therapists train on, and leave with PuzzleArt Therapy concepts, tools, techniques and materials which can be used the very next day with their client/patient/student populations in an innovative, colorful and fun way.

The PuzzleArt Therapy System is used in private and military hospitals, clinics, universities, schools, therapy offices, and rehabilitation centers throughout the US and in 16 other countries for • ADD / ADHD • Brain Fitness • Developmental Delay • Fine Motor • Gross Motor • Motor Planning • Organization for a variety of therapy modalities such as Occupational Therapy • Physical Therapy • Sports Therapy • Strabismus Therapy • Traumatic Brain Injury • Vision Therapy and more . . .

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May 4, 2020 – Uniondale, NY (Long Island) – CANCELLED
June 2, 2020 – New York, NY

Early $470.00* | Regular $495.00

A PuzzleArt Kit – A $400.00 VALUE!!!! Use the very next day in your daily practice!

*Early registration must be received 21 prior to seminar.  For Group Discounts See Discounts Tab Below

$495.00

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Objectives

Learning Objectives
Participants completing this course should be able to:

  • Define visual perception, visual motor, oculomotor, binocular and sensory skills
  • Identify the PuzzleArtTM products that will help develop and improve visual skills
  • Conduct a quick visual screening to be used in conjunction with clinical assessment and standardized tests as well as three PuzzleArtTM Sensory Protocols
  • Explain the relationship of visual skills to reading, writing and daily life skills
  • Integrate therapeutic skills using a minimum of six PuzzleArtTM Therapy products
  • Apply this new form of integrative therapy to current practice

Target Audience

Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Assistants

Course Level

All levels

Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

8.00am-9.15am Visual Skills Overview
Current evidence-based research
9.15am-10.15am PuzzleArt Therapy System and Concepts
Screening: Discovery Checklist and Concepts | Screening: Discovery Checklist
10.15am-10.30am Break
10.30am-12.00pm Hands-on Protocols with Skill Builders
and Challenge Grids
12.00pm-12.45pm Lunch
12.45pm-1.45pm Evidence Based Practice and relationship to reading and writing

PuzzleArt Activities:

·       Find & Tap

·       Track & Match

1.45pm-1.50pm Break
1.50pm-2.20pm PuzzleArt Activities Continued:

·       WallWorks

·       TableWorks

·       Activity Books

·       Scan & Spot

·       Card Pack

2.20pm-2.35pm Brain Builders Nation
2.35pm-2.45pm Challenge Grid drawing/writing activity
2.45pm-3.00pm Closing

Faculty

Alli Berman, MA, PAT
Susan Fisher, OD
&
One of the following OT’s:

Melissa Gerber, OTD, OTR/L OR Serena Zeidler, OTD, OTR/L

Alli Berman created her interactive PuzzleArt™ concept to help others. She is the founder of Anti-Aging Art and Brain Fitness Art. BA/Edu + BA/Art Stony Brook Univ, MS/Abt Pratt Institute, Doctoral Program Gateway University.

Susan Fisher is a developmental optometrist in private practice for 29 years in Westbury, NY. She has been providing vision care at The Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County for 20 years and is the Past-President of the New York State Optometric Association.

Venue

May 4, 2020 – CANCELLED
Long Island Marriott
101 James Doolittle Blvd.
Uniondale, NY
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June 2, 2020 – New York, NY
Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Avenue
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CEU'S

Educational Credits

Recognized by the NY State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education.  Approved for 6 contact hours.

Application has been made to NJBPTE for CE credit approval.

color web&pptTSI is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. Approved by AOTA for .6 CEUs. 6 contact hours, Mixed Level, Domain of OT: Performance Skills.

DISCOUNTS

Group Discounts

Early $470.00* | Regular $495.00 

*Early registration must be received 21 days prior to seminar
VALID UNTIL April 13, 2020 for LI

VALID UNTIL May 12, 2020 for NYC

A PuzzleArt Kit – A $400.00 VALUE!!!! Use the very next day in your daily practice!

3 or more registrants – Early –  $444.81 | Regular – $468.47  (use code group3)

In order to qualify for the group discounted rate, registrations MUST all be received within 24 hours (of the first registrations) if registering on-line, and in the same envelope if registering by mail.  PLEASE NOTE: Registrations received after a group has been processed will not be eligible for the discount.

To ensure that all group members receive the appropriate discount, choose a group name and be sure that each person registering adds the name in the “other notes” section at checkout.