WELCOME!  LEARN ABOUT KIDS MASTER SKILLS'
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE:
HELPING SENSORY SENSITIVE KIDS!

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In this introductory-level, 30-minute, pre-recorded video, speaker

and course author Dr. Lisa Marnell will teach OT practitioners how to help sensory sensitive autistic children and teens feel emotionally regulated through identifying and incorporating PROACTIVE sensory supports into their daily lives.

Release Date:February 9, 2022
Available Until:November 30, 2022

Register HERE for the
    "Helping Sensory Sensitive Kids"         Autism Masterclass
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​AOTA Approved Provider

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Kids Master Skills is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# [NUMBER]. This Distance Learning - Independent course is offered at [xx] AOTA CEUs and is at an Introductory-Level within the Professional Development Category of Occupational Therapy Service Delivery.

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement

of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures

by AOTA.

COURSE PLATFORM & CONTENT DELIVERY FORMAT:

  • Hosted on the Thinkific learning platform, this course uses a distance learning, independent, on-demand format.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

  • Dr. Marnell will teach the basics of sensory processing and will highlight identifiable signs of sensory sensitivity. Learners will understand current research in the field of occupational therapy which shows the prevalence of sensory sensitivity in autism. The evidence-based benefits of employing proactive sensory supports to cultivate emotional regulation in autistic children and teens will be presented, along with several concrete strategies for learners to employ in a students' classrooms and at home.

  • This course is targeted to occupational therapy practitioners and set at an introductory learning level.           No prerequisite coursework is required.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

1- Identify the 5 external and 3 internal sensory systems that may be over-responsive in autistic individuals.

2- List 5 sensor y supports that can be incorporated in a classroom or at home in order to support sensory-sensitive students.

TIME ORDERED AGENDA:

1- Understand the basic process of sensory processing (10 min)

2- Identify when an autistic student is over-responsive (5 min)

3- Learn proactive supports for sensory sensitivity (15 min)

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:

​This professional development activity teaching methods include lecture, a PowerPoint presentation, informational and instructional graphics, and a single case study.

  • Cancellation by the PD provider, Kids Master Skills, will entitle all registered learners to receive a full course refund within 3 days of written notice.

  • Learners may cancel registration prior to starting the second course module on any Kids Master Skills' PD course and will be eligible for a full refund, which will be sent within 3 days.

Please note that for this course, "Helping Sensory Sensitive Kids", refunds do not apply since this course is free of charge.

AOTA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Contact Hours:

  • At this time, Kids Master Skills' PD activities are not approved for AOTA CEUs or Contact Hours.

  • If approval is granted and if an individual PD course is also approved, then this provider's courses which are over 60 minutes of PD time will be eligible for AOTA CEUs and Contact Hours.

  • This course, "Helping Sensory Sensitive Kids is not eligible for AOTA CEUs.

Professional Development Activity Completion Requirements:

In order to receive a certificate of completion, please follow these instructions:

  1. Watch the thirty-minute professional development course video in its entirety.

  2. Complete the two-question quiz at the end of the course and achieve a passing score of 80%. Multiple passing attempts are permitted.

Special Needs Requests:

Course participants with special learning needs are invited to reach out to Dr. Lisa Marnell by e-mail in order to request accommodations at KidsMasterSkills@gmail.com. Dr. Marnell will respond to the learner within 24 hours of receiving the request and will seek clarification as needed. 

Complaint Resolution:

Complaints related to any professional development at Kids Master Skills may be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Lisa Marnell at KidsMasterSkills@gmail.com. Upon complaint receipt, Kids Master Skills will follow its formal policy on complaint resolution, which is available in full upon request.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THIS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE?

Complete the FORM located in the top right corner of this webpage!​

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FINANCIAL & NON-FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:

Neither speaker, Lisa Marnell, nor the  professional development provider, Kids Master Skills, have financial or non-financial interests or relationships to disclose in regard to this PD activity.

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  • Cancellation by the PD provider, Kids Master Skills, will entitle all registered learners to receive a full course refund within 3 days of written notice.

  • Learners may cancel registration prior to starting the second course module on any Kids Master Skills' PD course and will be eligible for a full refund, which will be sent within 3 days.

Please note that for this course, "Helping Sensory Sensitive Kids", refunds do not apply since this course is free of charge.

CONTACT LISA MARNELL AT

KIDS MASTER SKILLS 

To contact Lisa Marnell, please e-mail her at the following address:

 

KidsMasterSkills@gmail.com

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: