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Self-Regulation in Children: Intervention Through Interactive Lessons and Tools for Children

presented by Varleisha D. Gibbs

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What approaches can be used to properly assess and treat a child’s self-regulation? Challenges in self-regulation often lead children to display difficulty with participation in age appropriate activities that require practical methods of assessment for proper treatment intervention. This course reviews the self-regulation and mindfulness program interventions and treatment techniques to address a child’s self-regulation relating to diagnoses such as autism, sensory processing disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Treatment approaches are appropriate for therapists, teachers, and some for parents as well.

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Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L

Dr. Varleisha D. Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L is a lecturer, researcher, developer of the Self-Regulation and Mindfulness program, and co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders. Dr. Gibbs began her career after receiving her baccalaureate degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware. She continued her studies in the field of Occupational Therapy. Dr.…

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1. Review of Self-Regulation Treatment Interventions

This chapter reviews sensory integration and related treatment interventions that that leverage the different parts of the connected brain and improve self-regulation in children. Common approaches and specific techniques are discussed and demonstrated with children.

2. Review of Novel Approaches

This chapter reviews practical strategies for incorporating sensory-based activities into children’s daily routines. Sensory diets and mindfulness programs are described with patient examples.

3. How to Organize and Plan Daily Sensory Activities

This chapter reviews practical strategies for incorporating sensory-based activities into children’s daily routines. Sensory diets and mindfulness programs are described with real patient examples.

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