This session will focus on Oral Motor Development, using an Active Learning approach, developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen for learners with significant multiple disabilities. This is the last of a 3-part series of Active Learning webinars will focus on a variety of topics related to fine motor, oral motor, and constructive play for learners in the Preoperational Stage (starting at approximately at the developmental level of two years). All webinars in this year's series will be presented by Patty Obrzut and Jessica McCavit, who are both Occupational Therapists at the Penrickton Center for Blind Children.
Penrickton Center for Blind Children, Perkins School for the Blind, and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will host this series of five webinars on Active Learning, an instructional approach developed by Dr. Lilli Nielsen.
Beginning in September, the series will run through the 2018-19 school year and participants are encouraged to join in each of the sessions, in order to ensure continuity. All of the webinars will be recorded and archived, so that they can be viewed at a later date. YOU MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH SESSION.
- Session 1: September 27, 2018
- Session 2: January 24, 2019
- Session 3: April 18, 2019
All sessions will be held at the following times:
- 4:00-5:00 -- Eastern
- 3:00-4:00 -- Central
- 2:00-3:00 -- Mountain
- 1:00-2:00 -- Pacific
This training event has been approved by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) and the State Board for Educator Certification based on the actual hours of the presentation not including breaks.
Handouts, as well as a link to the webinar, will be sent out to all registered participants via email in advance. If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please contact Charlotte Cushman at firstname.lastname@example.org .
To learn more about Active Learning, please visit Active Learning Space.
All webinars will be recorded and archived. They are available at: http://www.activelearningspace.org/resources/webinars free of charge.