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Full-Day Workshop

Seminar: From Sensory Processing to Executive Functioning

This workshop is designed to provide a hierarchy of development that occurs in every school student in order to be ready for the world of academics. Course participants will understand the scope of executive functions, it’s definitions, and it’s impact on learning. The Sensory Building Blocks in early development will provide a frame of treatment that will enable the course participants to plan their intervention in a way that will truly support the student in achieving higher outcomes. The speaker includes ideas from different modalities from a diverse array of trainings and experiences, which enables the course participant to feel equipped to plan assessment and intervention according to individual profiles. This course is a timely breath of fresh air that brings the course participant back to basics in a way that simplifies the complicated nature of student behavior and learning.

Dates:21 and 22 Jun 2018 (Thu and Fri)
Time:9.00am - 5.00pm
Venue:Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
317 Outram Road
Singapore 169075
Speaker: Maude Le Roux

Maude Le Roux is an accomplished occupational therapist with great affinity for learning and understanding the human brain. She was born and raised in South Africa and graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town in 1984. Maude and Charl Le Roux moved to the USA in 1993 and opened A Total Approach in September 2001. Maude is SIPT certified and specializes in Sensory Integration services as it applies to functional activities of daily living, including improving the ability of any child to partake in his/her learning environment. She also holds a certificate in DIR®/Floortime™ and is a certified Cellfield Intervention provider. She is also a certified Tomatis Consultant, is registered with the International Association of Registered Certified Tomatis Consultants (IARCTC) and in May 2009 was elected to serve on the IARCTC board on which she still serves. In 2012, Maude published a book called Our Greatest Allies, a book on the journey of one child with chapters on Sensory Processing, the Developmental, Individual Differences and Relationship (DIR) model. Maude is an international trainer for her own workshops as well as in Tomatis Sound Training, DIR and Interactive Metronome.

Course Outline

Day One

  1. What is Executive Functioning
  2. Executive Functioning and the Brain
  3. Development of Executive Functioning Skills
  4. Looking at Reading
  5. Understanding development of Math Skills

Day Two

  1. Writing is more than handwriting
  2. Assessment
  3. Sensory Processing Building Blocks
  4. Starting with reflex integration
  5. Timing and Motor Planning
  6. Case studies
Course Objectives

Participants will be able to :

  1. To understand core concepts of the broad definition of executive functioning
  2. To build a frame of reference to plan intervention according to development
  3. To provide guidelines of assessment and intervention
  4. To understand learning behavior in a way that that makes sense from development
  5. To provide theory and practice that will enhance intervention planning
Who Can Benefit?

Occupational therapist, Speech Language Therapist, Physical Therapist, Music Therapist, Teacher, Psychologist, MD, Social Workers, Play Therapists, Parents Fees

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)
31 Mar 2018 700
Normal Till Full 750