Who is this webinar designed for?
This Overview of the Alert Program® Webinar is intended for anyone new to the Alert Program® (parents or family members as well as a variety of professionals including OTs, PTs, SLPs, teachers, and counselors).
Continuing Education Objectives:
Learners will be able to:
1) Define self-regulation and its relationship to attention and learning.
2) Identify appropriate “heavy work” and sensorimotor activities for home, school, and therapy settings.
3) Name the five sensorimotor ways to change how alert one feels to obtain an optimal level of functioning.
About the Authors:
Mary Sue Williams, OTR/L and Sherry Shellenberger, OTR/L, have lectured extensively across the country and internationally since 1991. As co-owners of TherapyWorks, Inc., they have published numerous books, CDs, and games related to the Alert Program®. Mary Sue and Sherry continue to develop practical ways to teach people of all ages how to incorporate sensory integration and sensory processing theory into everyday living. In 2003, they were honored to receive the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Recognition of Achievement Award for “Excellence in Intervention Development and Dissemination” for outstanding contributions to our field.