Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association - Event Information

Event Name:
DIR/Floortime: A Developmental Approach to Finding Solutions for Children and Families

Description:
A conference for therapists (speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical
therapists), physicians, educators, mental heath professionals, parents, and students.
 

Event Date:
9/14/2017 - 9/15/2017

Location:
Ball Conference Center
21350 W. 153rd St.
Olathe, KS 66061

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Contact Person:
Emily Tritz
(phone: (913) 689-8272)

Details:
Continuing Education Information:
All professionals will receive a certificate of attendance for 13 contact
hours. 

This course is offered for 1.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

Course Description:
Using video clips to support the DIR®/FT model as well as clinical reasoning, Sherri
Cawn MA, CCC-SLP, leading DIR®/FT clinician, will discuss current research,
assessment to intervention and how this model supports, informs and deepens
clinical practice. Parents and clinicians alike will learn practical strategies on how to
promote higher levels of socio-emotional engagement with infants, pre-schoolers,
and school age children.

The Profectum Parent ToolKit (PPT) will be introduced on Day 2. The PPT utilizes
videos with an accompanying developmental approach for children with ASD by
employing 21st century web based learning tools to increase awareness, access,
and expert support for families, educators and other professionals. It will help meet
the need for parents, families, and caregivers to have free, easily accessible,
developmentally based information.

Professional Rate:
• Early Bird Rate (until 7/31/17): $275.00/registrant
• Standard Rate: $295.00/registrant

Parent Rate:
• $200.00/registrant

To view conference postcard, please click below:
http://www.ksha.org/docs/AACR_1760_DIR_Floortime_ASD-Brookes.pdf