Based Practice of
A. May-Benson, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Contact Hours (.6 AOTA & ASHA CEUs)
Intermediate Level Course
Location & Hotel Info.
In today's demanding and cost conscious market,
therapists are increasingly required to demonstrate the
efficacy of the interventions they use and the practice
of sensory integration is no exception. This course will
address this important need. The ability to provide evidenced-based
practice is crucial for today's therapists. This
course will provide therapists with key research to support
the theory and practice of sensory integration. Evidence
for the key points of the sensory integration frame of
reference will be provided. The key concepts of sensory
integration intervention will be presented and research
on the effectiveness of SI intervention will be examined
and critiqued. Information will be presented in a clear,
ready to use format through lecture, handouts, and case
studies. Ample resources will be provided.
This course is offered for .6 AOTA CEUs; Performance Skills, Outcomes
This course is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)
Suggested Audience: OTs and SLPs
Objectives: Participants will be able to:
1. Describe key concepts of sensory integration theory
and frame of reference.
2. Describe key concepts of sensory integration intervention.
3. Identify research which supports sensory integration
4. Identify and summarize research on sensory integration
intervention efficacy and articulate strengths and weaknesses
of effectiveness research.
5. Apply sensory integration research to clinical practice
through case review.
Schedule* (6 contact hours)
8:30 • Introduction to core concepts of sensory integration theory and
frame of reference • Research on core concepts of sensory
10:30 • Research on sensory processing • Research on motor
12:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 • Introduction to core concepts of sensory integration intervention
• Intervention case study
3:00 • Overview and critique of sensory integration effectiveness
research • Applying evidence in clinical practice
* Topic times may vary; contact hours do not.
• Receives a speaking fee from Professional Development Programs.
• Speaker has no non-financial relationships to disclose.