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Reflex Development: Testing and Integration Techniques for Clinical Application

Fraida Flaishman Ph.D. OTR/L

 

February 25, 2020 – Lawrence, NY (Long Island)
February 26, 2020 – New York, NY

 

Early $295.00* | Regular $320.00 

For Group Discounts See Discounts Tab Below

This course will cover the relationship between non-integrated reflex responses and development. Key primitive and postural reflexes will be reviewed, including specific implications for function. Participants will be instructed on reflex testing techniques, scoring, and treatment planning based on assessment outcomes. Participants will learn to match delayed and deficient fine motor, gross motor, oral motor, attention, visual perception, ocular motor, and social emotional development with identified immature reflex responses. Reflex integration techniques will be reviewed.  Practicum for both testing and treatment techniques will be provided.

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Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives
Participants completing this course should be able to:

  • Describe the significance that non integrated reflexes have on development.
  • Identify key reflexes and provide their possible developmental implications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to test for key reflex responses.
  • Match delayed and deficient fine motor, gross motor, oral motor, attention, visual perception, ocular motor, social emotional, and ADL skills with the identified immature reflex response.
  • Create an appropriate reflex integration program for clinical carry over.
  • Create an appropriate reflex integration program for carry over in the home environment.
  • Connect functional exercises and activities to the appropriate identified area of reflex immaturity.

Target Audience

OTs, PTs, PTAs and COTAs working with the pediatric population.

Course Level 

Introductory to Intermediate

Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

8:00- 9:15 AM – Overview of reflexes and their developmental significance.

9:15- 9:30 – Break

9:30- 11:30 – Reflex testing/scoring and practicum

11:30-12:15 PM – Lunch (on your own)

12:15- 1:45 – Integration techniques and practicum

1:45-3:00 – Integration techniques and practicum

3:00- 3:30 – Wrap up and questions

Faculty

Fraida Flaishman Ph.D. OTR/L

FRAIDA FLAISHMAN is a pediatric occupational therapist residing in Brooklyn N.Y. She graduated from New York University in 1995 with a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and currently holds a Ph.D. from Capella University. Fraida works as the therapy supervisor at Yaldeinu a school for children with autism and related disabilities. Fraida runs a private practice and works as adjunct faculty for the Touro College Occupational therapy program. Fraida provides school-based consultation as well as mentorship and supervision, lectures, conducts evaluations and provides treatment planning information for families. Fraida is the creator of the DVD Child Development series “Baby Instructions” that includes information on appropriate stimulation for infant and toddler development. Specialty certifications include, Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing, MEDEK, Therasuit, Infant Massage Instruction, Aquatic Exercise Instruction, Irlen Screening, CPI Trainer, and more. Fraida has completed research in the area of clinical genetic services and reflex integration in school age children as well as the special needs populations.

Venue

February 25, 2020
137 Lawrence Avenue
Lawerence, NY (Long Island)

Directions

February 26, 2020
Hotel Pennsylvania 
401 7th Avenue, NY, NY
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Educational Credits

6.5 contact hours

Approved for 6.5 contact hours by NYSED’s State Board for PT.

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 .65 CEUs. 6.5 contact hours, Intermediate Level, Domain of OT: Performance Skills.

Discounts

Group Discounts

Early $295.00* | Regular $320.00 

*Early registration must be received 21 prior days to seminar
VALID UNTIL FEB 4, 2020 for LI
VALID FEB 5, 2020 for NYC

3 to 4 registrants – Early –  $279.19 | Regular – $302.85  (use code group3)
5 to 6 registrants – Early – $263.41 | Regular – $285.73 (use code group5)
7 or more registrants – Early – $252.84 | Regular – $274.27 (use code group7)

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