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FEATURED WEBINAR: An Introduction and Practical Guide to the Effective Treatment of Autism with IM

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Discover how timing & rhythm training has a relatively fast and profound impact on the symptoms of Autism, and learn clinically proven strategies to effectively implement Interactive Metronome (IM) with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.

Take this FREE course to expand your horizons and see how Interactive Metronome could help you achieve better outcomes with your Autism clients.

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Read this case study about Molly, a 10-year-old 5th grader, who was diagnosed with ADHD, and High Functioning Autism

“Everything is much easier for me now. It’s much easier to do my homework than it was before

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Read this case study about Marcus, a 12-year-old boy with high functioning Autism who used Interactive Metronome as part of his treatment plan.

The IM program had profound effects on Mark. He developed a self-awareness and motivation that led to greater independence.

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Autism challenges the individual, their family, the community and the practitioner. The complexity and variety of symptoms that define Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require service providers to constantly update their knowledge and skills to best serve these individuals.

A New Approach to Autism

Sensorimotor synchronization training with Interactive Metronome (IM), as part of a comprehensive treatment plan, has the potential to directly and positively influence the person’s ability to learn and engage with the world around him.

What You’ll Learn

  • Brand new advances in our understanding of ASD,
  • The pivotal role of timing & rhythm for speech, language, pragmatic, cognitive, motor and sensory processing skills.
  • Strategies to evaluate the unique strengths and needs of each individual with ASD
  • How to develop and implement effective IM training for communication, sensory, motor & behavioral challenges.

This expert presenter will incorporate several videos and real life examples to illustrate the techniques employed.

  • Introduction and review of course objectives
  • Review of the most current research on timing, rhythm and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Characteristics of an effective IM training program for individuals with ASD
  • Conducting the IM assessment with a person who has ASD
  • Developing an effective IM training plan for the person with ASD
  • Preparing & setting up the treatment environment for the person with ASD
  • Implementing individualized IM training and treatment techniques that work well for individuals with ASD
  • Educating the person with ASD and stakeholders regarding the benefit of IM training and home programming
  • Presentation of case studies and period of question and answer
  • Exam and course evaluation
Description

Autism challenges the individual, their family, the community and the practitioner. The complexity and variety of symptoms that define Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) require service providers to constantly update their knowledge and skills to best serve these individuals.

A New Approach to Autism

Sensorimotor synchronization training with Interactive Metronome (IM), as part of a comprehensive treatment plan, has the potential to directly and positively influence the person’s ability to learn and engage with the world around him.

What You’ll Learn

  • Brand new advances in our understanding of ASD,
  • The pivotal role of timing & rhythm for speech, language, pragmatic, cognitive, motor and sensory processing skills.
  • Strategies to evaluate the unique strengths and needs of each individual with ASD
  • How to develop and implement effective IM training for communication, sensory, motor & behavioral challenges.

This expert presenter will incorporate several videos and real life examples to illustrate the techniques employed.

Agenda
  • Introduction and review of course objectives
  • Review of the most current research on timing, rhythm and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Characteristics of an effective IM training program for individuals with ASD
  • Conducting the IM assessment with a person who has ASD
  • Developing an effective IM training plan for the person with ASD
  • Preparing & setting up the treatment environment for the person with ASD
  • Implementing individualized IM training and treatment techniques that work well for individuals with ASD
  • Educating the person with ASD and stakeholders regarding the benefit of IM training and home programming
  • Presentation of case studies and period of question and answer
  • Exam and course evaluation
  • CEUs

    Course Meets Requirements for:
    2.0 Contact Hours SLP(ASHA) = 0.2 CEUs
    2.0 Contact Hours OT/OTA (AOTA) = 0.2 CEUs

  • Course Type

    On Demand Webinar

  • Price

    FREE

NOTE: FOR PT/PTA & Other Disciplines Not Listed Above
If your discipline or state is not listed above, you may submit paperwork to your state board or association for CEUs if they allow you to do so. Please check with your state board/association prior to registering for this course.

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