Education Resources Inc. Offers New Preconference at Annual Therapies in the School Conference

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To help therapists and other school based professionals improve self-regulation and emotional control in children of all ages, Education Resources Inc. is offering The Zones of Regulation: A Framework to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control at the Seventeenth Annual Therapies in the School Conference.

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"This conference is consistently one of the best year to year" - Occupational Therapist

Nationally acclaimed speaker Leah Kuypers, M.A. Ed., OTR/L will provide therapists, teachers, and parents with hands-on knowledge on the nature of self-regulation and strategies for improving self regulation and emotional control in individuals of all ages. The presentation addresses topics including the brain's involvement, typical development, sensory processing, emotional regulation, and executive functioning. Participants will learn an explicit, stair-stepped method and tools to guide students in utilizing The Zones framework across situations and environments to regulate sensory needs, impulses, and emotional states in response to social demands.

The rest of the annual conference will provide participants with collaborative approaches to supporting instruction in the classroom with related services, address the functional but struggling child, how to support fine motor skills, and realistic strategies for the moderate to severely involved child. Nationally acclaimed speakers including Jan Hollenbeck, John Pagano, and Sara Harvey will incorporate mindfulness, movement and music, therapeutic implications of our current knowledge of how the brain works, motor issues in ASD, and visual processing as it affects learning in their evidence-based sessions.

This course is recommended for physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapist assistants, speech-language pathologists, speech assistants, special education coordinators, special educators, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals working with school-aged children. Participants may earn contact hours (CEUs) while growing their skills and networking with other therapists and educators.

"This was a fantastic way to hear information directly related to my work in the schools. Having the ability to hear about up and coming methods/philosophies and practical strategies to implement right away with my caseload was awesome! I cannot wait to come back and hear more in the future!" - Britt Doyle

The course will be held on November 16-18th at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel in Framingham, Massachusetts. Therapists and educators may register directly through Education Resources Inc.

Education Resources Inc. is a leading provider of evidence-based continuing education for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, assistants, educators and other health care professionals. For over 25 years, Education Resources Inc. and its esteemed faculty have educated therapists around the world on the latest topics applicable to school based therapists and other professionals providing services in the schools, in addition to clinicians practicing across the entire continuum of care. Education Resources, Inc. is co-owned by two therapists and is based in Massachusetts.

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