Actions and Detail Panel
QLD Brisbane North - Being different needs different thinking for me to bel...
Thu. 27 April 2017, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm AEST
Presented by Sarah Broderick OT
This workshop covers key developmental needs of children with a focus on sensory processing and the foundations for fine motor skills using a whole body approach.
- Develop their understanding of sensory integration and its relationship to learning
- Build a working knowledge of techniques to develop children’s fine motor skills
- Support to develop learning experiences to facilitate children’s motor skills and integrate this into current programming
- Develop an understanding of some key theoretical concepts to facilitate motor development within the context of the curriculum.
Participants will learn about:
- and explore approaches to support children who are unwilling to participate in fine motor learnng experiences including identifying key reasons why children may avoid these learning experiences
- the foundations of sensory processing
- the impact of sensory processing difficulties on children’s daily living skills including self care, play skills and school performance
- sensory processing in the context of their own sensory preferences
Sarah Broderick is an occupational therapist with 15 years experience working with children in both community and hospital settings. She is currently in private practice and supports children with developmental, sensory and social emotional needs. She is passionate about working with caregivers to enhance long term outcomes for children and continues regular professional development and training to further develop her clinical expertise.
Her dedication to professional excellence combined with a relaxed presentation style means participants not only have an enjoyable course experience, but they leave with excellent working knowledge of key areas relevant to their field.
This workshop meets:
APST Standard 1.1, 1.2, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3