Practical Strategies for Addressing Sensory Processing in School Based OT
This graduate course is designed for school-based Occupational Therapists who want to achieve a more comprehensive understanding of sensory processing and explore specific and practical treatment strategies for addressing sensory and regulation challenges in the school setting. This course will focus on utilizing a framework to develop treatment plans to address sensory dysfunction utilizing both classroom based strategies and other therapeutic interventions. Therapists will learn to effectively problem solve and help their students overcome common barriers with regards to sensory dysfunction in the school setting. This course will also explore the current research with regards to the efficacy of Sensory Integration Therapy, emerging research in alternate fields with regards to sensory processing as well as opportunities for future research.
(Available for 3 credits)
Course Number: ED 501-5414