Free Webcast – “Loss of Skills and Onset Patterns in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Understanding the Neurobiological Mechanisms”

“Loss of Skills and Onset Patterns in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Understanding the Neurobiological Mechanisms”

The National Institute of Mental Health and its Office of Autism Research Coordination is sponsoring a free public webcast of a day-long scientific workshop titled

“Loss of Skills and Onset Patterns in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Understanding the Neurobiological Mechanisms”

The workshop will take place Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, from 9 am to 5 pm Eastern at the National Institute of Mental Health, in Bethesda, Maryland.

Leading researchers will discuss the latest findings on the brain mechanisms associated with developmental regression and the onset of symptoms in autism and related disorders. Of particular focus will be research that provides insights into what causes the loss of previously attained developmental and cognitive skills. The workshop’s goal is to guide future efforts to develop prevention and treatment strategies.

Source: Autism Speaks

To attend the live webcast on said date, click here.

Free Webinar: Sensory Needs in Preschool and the Elementary Years

LIVE WEBINAR: SENSORY NEEDS IN PRESCHOOL AND THE ELEMENTARY YEARS

Who: Lindsey Moyer, MS, OTR/L and Elizabeth Mackay MOT, OTR/L

What: Challenges with sensory processing can cause a variety of issues for young children both in and out of the school setting. This webinar for parents and educators will explain the following:

  • The main areas of sensory processing
  • The role of sensory processing for young children
  • How challenges in these areas can manifest day-to-day
  • Solutions for meeting the sensory needs of the child

When: Tuesday, November 10th from 8:00-9:00 pm (Wednesday, 11th November 2015, 9-10 AM Philippine Time)

Where: Live via webinar in the comfort of your own home

Cost: FREE

Click here to register.

Free Webinar: Executive Functioning Skills for School Success

executive functioning webinar

Who
Dr. Greg Stasi, Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Monal Patel MOT, OTR/L

What
Executive Functioning Skills are critical for school success but are often not taught in the classroom. This webinar will cover the five basic areas of executive functioning:

  • Initiation
  • Shift
  • Planning/organization
  • Inhibition
  • Working memory

Parents will be encouraged to evaluate their child’s current executive functioning habits and will be given practical applications for daily school work including the following:

  • More effective organization
  • Planning
  • Study skills
  • Goal setting

This webinar is ideal for any parent looking to improve their child’s executive functioning skills in order to see real progress in academic functioning this school year.

When
Tuesday, September 15th from 8:00-9:00 pm CST
(Wednesday, 16th September 2015, 9-10AM Philippine Time)

Where
Live via webinar in the comfort of your own home

Cost
FREE

Click here to register for this FREE webinar.

August 2015 PRC Results – Occupational and Physical Therapy Licensure Examination

congrats

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 550 out of 868 passed the Physical Therapist Licensure Examination and 107 out of 170 passed the Occupational Therapist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in the cities of Manila and Cebu this August 2015.

Source: PRC

Congratulations to all successful examinees! :)

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