Participants completing this course will be able to:
1)Understand the role of rhythm on the brain and nervous system and on function in neurotypical and neuro-diverse individuals.
2)Understand the how, when and why of utilizing rhythmic entrainment in therapy to enhance
timing and regulation.
3)Become familiar with establishing a cadence to enhance therapeutic engagement, and socialemotional comfort.
4)Experience options for therapeutic patterns of rhythm to facilitate motor initiation,
coordination and skill development
5) Enhance functional states for play or work with warm up routines that help students tune in,
tune up and get organized.
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists
Anne Buckley-Reen, OTR, RYT
Anne Buckley-Reen has been a practicing pediatric therapist for 30+ years and a pioneer in the use of yoga as a therapeutic modality for the past 16 years. Her work with yoga has been researched, published and cited in numerous journal articles and is the foundation for a researched preparatory program widely used in NYC schools – special needs classrooms. Anne brings a wealth of treatment options to pediatric therapy through yoga and continues to expand her knowledge and sharing through her dynamic yoga trainings.
Financial Disclosures: Anne Buckley-Reen receives a speaking fee from Therapeutic Services, Inc. for this course.
Non-Financial Disclosures: Anne Buckley-Reen has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
8:00 am – 3:00 pm EST
8:30-9:30 Body rhythms and what they tell us: Circadian, breathing, heart, muscle
Lab 1- Rhythm samples / rhythmic breathing practice
9:30 -10:00- Establishing Therapeutic Rhythms – timing, pacing and synchrony
10:15-11:00 Auditory Rhythms-“ Tuning In”
Lab- Auditory Tune ups for initiation, sequencing and coordination
Rhythmic auditory cueing as technique to stabilize movement patterns and simplify a motor plan.
The auditory/ motor connection- the neurophysiology
11:00 -12:00 Sharing Motor Rhythms:
Sensory Motor Warm ups
Rhythm and Motor planning
Coordination, Engagement in motor activities
12:45 -1:30 External Rhythms- The Environment
Supporting Flow via Routines, Transitions, Recovery Rhythms and
1:30-2:20 Break out session- Teams will plan use of strategies and tools
Appropriate for different ages, stages and needs
2:20—2:40 Sharing and discussion
2:40 – 3:00 Next steps, resources
6 contact hours
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 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 $275.00* | Regular $300.00 USD
*Early registration must be received 21 days prior to seminar for 3 or more registrants
Early – $260.26 | Regular – $283.92 (use code group3)
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