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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PEDIATRIC SUMMER INSTITUTE

June 6 - 7, 2014 Saint Louis University Two-Day Workshop on Developing Reading, Handwriting and Sensory Processing Skills in School-aged Children Earn up to 12 continuing competency credits

SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY


Speakers About

Rates

Lenin Grajo The Saint C. Louis University Department of EdM, OTR/L, OTRPand Occupational Occupational Science Assistantwill Professor Therapy offer a two-day workshop Mr. Grajo different holds a Bachelor covering aspects of children’s of Science in Occupational school participation: literacy development Therapy degree from the with emphasis on improving reading University of the Philippines participation; best practices in handwriting and a Master of Education skills development; and current research degree with emphasis on and techniques in sensory processing. Both children’s literacy development from Harvard workshops are offered by two of SLU OT’s University. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. master clinicians and educators certified in in Occupational Therapy at Texas Woman’s various techniques in pediatric practice. University. Mr. Grajo has over 10 years of pediatric

practice with the last 3 years specializing in The workshop will be held at: children’s learning and literacy development. He has taught at the Department of Occupational Saint Louis University TherapyDoisy in theCollege University the Philippines of of Health Sciencesprior to his academic appointment at Saint Louis University. Allied Health Building He is a certified therapist in the use of the Cognitive Room 2030 Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance 9 am - 4 pm (CO-OP) Approach developed in Canada.

Each Day

Katie L. Serfas OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Dr. Serfas holds her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Doctor of Occupational Therapy, with an emphasis in pediatrics, from Creighton University. Her career emphasis has been with children from birth to elementary school-age for over 20 years in various settings. Dr. Serfas has taught at the University of Missouri and is currently Assistant Professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University. She is SIPT certified.

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Early Bird Registration (on or before April 18, 2014):

One-day Workshop - $105 Two-Day Workshop - $155

Regular Registration (after April 18, 2014):

One-day Workshop - $130 Two-Day Workshop - $180

Groups of 5 receive 10% discount. Must register as a group by fax or mail only. *Light Refreshments will be served; lunch will not be provided.

Payment Methods

1. Credit Card a. Online at SLUMarketplace.slu.edu. • Click Doisy-College Occupational Therapy. • Choose either: - “2014 Pediatric Summer Institute Early Registration” if registering on or before April 18 or “2014 Pediatric Summer Institute Regular Registration” if registering after April 18 • Once in the Summer Institute page, click Add to Cart which will lead you to the Registration page. b. Fax the Registration Sheet to (314) 977-5414. Attn: Pam Camp 2. Check Mail the Registration Form and Check to Saint Louis University Attn: Pam Camp OT Summer Institute 3437 Caroline Street, AHP 2020 St. Louis, MO 63104

**The Saint Louis University Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy reserves the right to cancel or alter the workshops due to under-enrollment, facility or staffing concerns. In these cases, any fees paid will be returned in full.

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Schedule

DAY 1 DAY 2

Occupational Therapy for Literacy Development Workshop Level: Introductory

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: 1. 2. 3.

Describe typical and atypical literacy development in school-aged children. Discuss current education and neuroscience research in children’s reading difficulties. Identify the role of occupational therapy to support literacy development of children with reading difficulties: a. Be familiar with most commonly used reading assessments and how to analyze reading assessment reports. b. Identify occupation-based assessments to evaluate reading participation. c. Develop skills in strategy-generation, adaptations, and accommodations to develop reading participation.

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Sensory or Behavior? Level: Introductory

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: • Review how the sensory systems affect development. • Summarize the characteristics of sensory processing disorder. • Explain ways in which sensory processing difficulties contribute to challenging behaviors. • Briefly describe the components of functional behavior analysis. • Explain how behavioral and sensory strategies can work together. • Review strategies and practical interventions to support children at home, school and in the community. • Discuss the latest research on the use of sensory interventions.

Fine Motor and Handwriting Skills Level: Introductory

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: • Review the components of hand skills. • Identify factors that contribute to hand skill development. • Describe factors contributing to handwriting readiness for young children. • Describe intervention strategies for assisting children in improving or compensating for problems with hand skills and written communication. • Examine different handwriting intervention programs. • Discuss research related to interventions for hand skill problems and handwriting.

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Speakers About

Rates

Lenin C. Grajo The Saint Louis University Department of EdM, OTR/L, OTRP Occupational Science and Occupational Assistant Therapy willProfessor offer a two-day workshop Mr. Grajodifferent holds a Bachelor covering aspects of children’s of Science in Occupational school participation: literacy development Therapy degree from the with emphasis on improving reading University of the Philippines participation; best practices in handwriting and adevelopment; Master of Education skills and current research degree with emphasis on and techniques in sensory processing. Both children’s literacy development from Harvard workshops are offered by two of SLU OT’s University. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. master cliniciansTherapy and educators in Occupational at Texas certified Woman’sin various techniques pediatric University. Mr. Grajoinhas over 10practice. years of pediatric

practice with the last 3 years specializing in The workshop will be held at: children’s learning and literacy development. He has taught atSaint the Department of Occupational Louis University Therapy in the University of the Philippines Doisy College of Health Sciences prior to his academicAllied appointment at Saint Health BuildingLouis University. He is a certified therapist in the use of the Cognitive Room 2030 Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance 9 am - 4 pm (CO-OP) Approach developed in Canada.

Each Day

Katie L. Serfas OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Dr. Serfas holds her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and Doctor of Occupational Therapy, with an emphasis in pediatrics, from Creighton University. Her career emphasis has been with children from birth to elementary school-age for over 20 years in various settings. Dr. Serfas has taught at the University of Missouri and is currently Assistant Professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University. She is SIPT certified.

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Early Bird Registration (on or before April 18, 2014):

One-day Workshop - $105 Two-Day Workshop - $155

Regular Registration (after April 18, 2014):

One-day Workshop - $130 Two-Day Workshop - $180

Groups of 5 receive 10% discount. Must register as a group by fax or mail only. *Light Refreshments will be served; lunch will not be provided.

Payment Methods

1. Credit Card a. Online at SLUMarketplace.slu.edu. • Click Doisy-College Occupational Therapy. • Choose either: - “2014 Pediatric Summer Institute Early Registration” if registering on or before April 18 or “2014 Pediatric Summer Institute Regular Registration” if registering after April 18 • Once in the Summer Institute page, click Add to Cart which will lead you to the Registration page. b. Fax the Registration Sheet to (314) 977-5414. Attn: Pam Camp 2. Check Mail the Registration Form and Check to Saint Louis University Attn: Pam Camp OT Summer Institute 3437 Caroline Street, AHP 2020 St. Louis, MO 63104

**The Saint Louis University Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy reserves the right to cancel or alter the workshops due to under-enrollment, facility or staffing concerns. In these cases, any fees paid will be returned in full.

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SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SCIENCE AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 3437 CAROLINE STREET ST. LOUIS, MO 63104 OT@SLU.EDU TEL 314.977.8514


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