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5 Half-Day Workshop

Seminar: Certificate in Dyspraxia – Defining, Assessing, and Intervening for Change

This 3-day workshop will include the theory of different sub-categories of Dyspraxia and explain the background in the nervous system. Multiple techniques and interventions (top down and bottom up) will be shared in order to plan intervention. The third day will cover in-depth information on assessment and clinical observations following the three-phase system of Maude’s own Developmental Pathways Model (DPM). This is a workshop not to be missed for anyone working in the field of pediatrics, schools, and early learning. Discover how Dyspraxia influences learning, attention and executive functioning.

Dates:20 to 24 Jun 2022 (Mon to Fri)
Time:20 - 23 Jun 2022 (Mon to Thu), 09:00 am – 01:30 pm
24 Jun 2022 (Fri), 09:00 am – 12:00 pm (Singapore Standard Time GMT+0800)
Venue:Live Online Training
Speaker: Maude Le Roux OTR/L, IMC, SIPT, CTC, DIR-FT International Trainer

Maude Le Roux, OTR/L is an international speaker considering a wide array of topics pertaining development in children. She has been a regular speaker at our events for thee past 10 years. Even as she travels and trains extensively, she continues to operate a pediatric practice in Glen Mills, PA. Maude designs her own courses, as well as trains for other organizations such as ICDL (DIR/Floortime) globally. She serves on the Board for ATTACh to develop the consideration of attachment and trauma in the work of occupational therapists. Maude “re-energizes” as she teaches and inspires her listeners to feel the importance of the work they do. She co-authored a book, “Our Greatest Allies” with Lauren O’Malley, available on Amazon.com. Maude opened her own online academy (www.maudeleroux.com) in January 2019 to increase accessibility of practical “know-how” based on scientific theory for therapists, teachers and parents. Her mantra: ‘If a child could, he / she would!”

Course Outline

Day 1 (20 Jun 2022 – 9.00am to 1.30pm):

09.00Definitions of Praxis and Dyspraxia
11.45Bilateral Integration, Sequencing and Timing Dyspraxia
12.45Case Study

Day 2 (21 June 2022 – 9.00am to 1.30pm):

09.00Influence of the Visual System on Dyspraxia
09.45Influence of the Auditory System on Dyspraxia
11.45Sensory Modulation
12.45Case Study

Day 3 (22 June 2022 – 9.00am to 1.30pm):

09.00Sensory Motor
09.45Principles of Assessment – DPM
10.30Phase 1: Foundation Assessment
11.45Phase 1: Foundation Assessment

Day 4 (23 June 2022 – 9.00am to 1.30pm):

09.00Phase 2: Organization Assessment
11.45Phase 3: Executive Functioning Assessment

Day 5 (24 June 2022 – 9.00am to 1.30pm):

09.00Phase 1 Intervention
10.30Phase 2 Intervention
12.00Phase 3 Intervention
Course Objectives
  • Define at least 3 different sub categories of Dyspraxia and components thereof
  • Practice at least 10 different techniques for intervention
  • List at least 5 high-intensity programs that support development in Dyspraxia
  • Consider the impact of Dyspraxia on developing learning, reading and writing skill
  • Apply 3 phases of assessment to evaluate the developmental trajectory in Dyspraxia
Who Can Benefit?

Occupational therapist (OT) or OT to be

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$)
31 Jan 2022 1,450
Normal Till Full 1,550