Occupational therapist Britt Collins creates a basis of understanding of how to adapt and facilitate school-based occupations, such as cutting, writing, and copying from the board for children who have sensory needs.
Britt will take us through a typical day at school and give suggestions of how to foster success with any child with sensory needs. The DVD addresses sensory situations that arise with children in the educational context. The facilitation of positioning, attention to task, social interaction, and handwriting are explored.
... Rachel Hunter Intro
... Incorporating Movement into the Classroom
... Seating and Posture
... Fine Motor
... Gross Motor
... Organization of Behavior
... Integrating Individual Sensory Needs into Classroom
... Sensory Friendly Classroom
... Storytime with Rachel Hunter
... General Education Teacher Interview
... Special Education Teacher Interview
... Additional Information from Britt Collins
Since graduating from Colorado State University with a masters degree in Occupational Therapy, Britt has practiced in a variety of settings including sensory integration clinics, schools, homes, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing facilities. Britt honed her occupational therapist skills at a pediatric clinic in Tarzana, California prior to working for Pedia Staff in the Battle Ground, Washington, school district where she oversaw two elementary schools and a middle school.
Britt has mainly focused her career as an OT on sensory integration and how this affects children with various special needs, such as autism, ADHD, Sensory Dysfunction and more. She is a member of The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
90 minutes. 2008 English w/ Spanish Subtitles