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Dyslexia, Dyscalculia & Dysgraphia: An Integrated Approach


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   4.4
Category:
Neuroscience and Neuropsychology |  Schools/Classroom |  Language & Literacy |  Learning Disorders
Faculty:
Kathy Johnson
Duration:
6 Hours 17 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Description

Strategies for...
  • Increasing sequencing and memory
  • Reading ability including instant improvement
  • Handwriting
  • Increasing words written
  • Math skills
  • Improving processing speed
  • Reducing anxiety, including test anxiety
  • Stopping reversals

In this recording, professionals from many different perspectives come together to learn how their interventions integrate to remediate some of the more complicated dysfunctions seen in education. The Pyramid of Potential approach starts the remediation with building blocks of mind and body health from the nutrition and psychology disciplines. This is followed by neurodevelopment and sensory-motor development from occupational therapy, physical therapy and vision therapy disciplines. Finally, cognitive skills training, such as memory, attention, and processing speed, come from education.

This program combines lecture and notes with discussion and hands-on exercises to help facilitate different learning styles.

Credits


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 7.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


Counselors

This intermediate self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Texas Counselors

PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

This program has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Approval #4540.


Educators

This course consists of 6.25 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Indiana Educators

6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.


Montana Educators

This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.


Texas Educators

PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.


New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel

6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept of Education.  


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 12/16/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Canadian Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement


Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology.Provider Number #50-399.This product qualifies for 6.3 self-study continuing education credits.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


Canadian Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 6.25 (Clinical) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level self-study course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


Illinois Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 contact hours.


Kansas Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Minnesota Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study package has been approved for 6.0 continuing education hours. This certificate has been issued upon successful completion of a post-test.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 6.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Pennsylvania Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists

This intermediate activity is approved for 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


California Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Licensed Educational Psychologists

The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the APA and the ASWB. Full participation in this self-study course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.


Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number #50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.25 continuing education credits.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.


Psychologists

This self-study activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.



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Faculty

Kathy Johnson's Profile

Kathy Johnson Related seminars and products: 1

MS Ed.


KATHY JOHNSON, MS Ed., has been working with students since 2000 to overcome their reading struggles, as well as other learning issues. She found an excellent program that brought their decoding abilities to grade level in a matter of months. Yet, some could not read the test in grade level books, so she began her exploration into the trainings and therapies that brought students’ success. Many increased their IQ and no longer required extra services. Kathy received training in order to bring these therapies to others which include Primitive Reflex Training by Samuel A. Berne, OD, Therapeutic Listening by Sheila Frick, Samonas Listening by Jill Stowell, PACE by Learning Rx, Phono-Graphix by Read America, Irlen Syndrome, Brain Gym 101, and An Introduction to Rhythmic Movement.

In 2000, Kathy started The Hunter School of Ballston Spa for struggling students, in which she and her assistant taught third through eighth graders required academics while remediating their struggles through therapy during the school hours. In 2002, she started an educational consulting business to screen and remediate student struggles individually. Since then she has also given lectures and workshops to clinics and schools, been a guest on Internet talk radio shows, and wrote The Roadmap From Learning Disabilities to Success plus other DVDs and publications. Kathy earned her Master’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany where she instructed faculty and staff, was an adjunct professor at Schenectady County Community College, and taught at The Adirondack School of Northeastern New York.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kathy Johnson maintains an educational consulting firm, Pyramid of Potential. She has authored a series of workbooks and CDs, The Pyramid of Potential Series. She is a compensated author for ZLS Publishing. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Kathy Johnson has received training in Therapeutic Listening and Samonas Listening.


Additional Info

Program Information

Additional Resources

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CD/DVD

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Target Audience

Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals.

Objectives

  1. Breakdown the common causes of Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia to inform the clinician’s choice of treatment interventions.
  2. Analyze the efficacy of the integration of many professions, such as education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition, psychology and others and identify how the integration of these professions can alleviate symptoms of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia.
  3. List the underlying areas of brain development to improve client academic engagement.
  4. Administer hands-on cognitive development activities to put to practical use in-session.
  5. Analyze the clinical implications of visual and auditory processing difficulties and identify areas of improvement as it relates to clinical outcomes.
  6. Create a systematic plan of interventions to improve level of functioning in clients with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia or Dysgraphia.

Outline

Introduction

  • Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia definitions
  • Common causes, similar approaches
  • The Pyramid of Potential - brain development
Mind and Body Health
  • Nutritional needs for healthy brain function
  • Role of exercise and sleep
  • Stress: physical and emotional
Brain Development and the Primitive Reflexes
  • How to test and integrate the reflexes - video and practice
  • Moro and Dyscalculia
  • Palmar - Dysgraphia
  • Tonic Labyrinthine - Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia
  • Spinal Galant - Dyslexia
  • Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex - Dyslexia and Dysgraphia
  • Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex - Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia
Sensory Development - Auditory
Processing Disorder
  • Diagnosis
  • Listening therapy
  • Listening devices
Sensory Development - Vision
  • Screening for tracking and convergence
  • Simple eye exercises
  • Irlen Syndrome - colored overlays
  • Vision therapy
Cognitive Development
  • Skills: Phonemic awareness, memory, processing speed, attention, logic and more
  • Hands-on activities
  • Programs or create your own program
  • Create a sample plan of intervention for LD students
Review
  • Brainstorm: 10+ strategies for improving test scores

Reviews

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Overall:      4.4

Total Reviews: 594

Comments

Deborah C - WEST JORDAN, Utah

"Very interesting material was presented and I am starting to implement some of the methods I learned."

Sandra S - MOUNT VERNON, Missouri

"This lesson was well worth my time and I would attend another class from Kathy."

Rebecca P - CLEWISTON, Florida

"Excellent!! Came away with alot of new knowledge and the activities to go with it."

Colleen R - ALEXANDRIA, Virginia

"a very very informative class with many practical uses"

Rachel K - BELLE CHASSE, Louisiana

"Absolutely loved this seminar...."

Margaret C - CHICAGO, Illinois

"Excellent deliver of material. Presenter was very well spoken, knowledgeable and detailed. "

Chelsea E - FAIRHOPE, Alabama

"Great course! "

Michelle W - DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas

"I'm excited to try reflex integration and am surprised that I haven't heard more about it before"

Celeste g - MOHNTON, Pennsylvania

"Very impressed with the speaker and her knowledge and wisdom to share what is outside the box of norm. Which fits brilliantly with my practice in affirmation and also direction of use for primitive reflex incorporation to my unique successful therapy! "

Jill A - COMMERCE CITY, Colorado

"I increased my knowledge about how occupational therapy and learning disabilities compliment each other and collaborating together makes for better student improvement. "

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