5 Helpful Hints to Support Your Child with Special Needs at Home
Quick Support Ideas for Children with Special Needs
In this short webinar get 5 quick ideas to help support a child with special needs at home. Review sensory tools for self regulation, fine motor support tasks, quick communication solutions and more!
After completing this 30 minute webinar, participants will be able to...
- Understand the importance of a visual schedule
- Name two activities to supplement fine motor skill activities while at home.
- Identify two alternative methods to communicate basic needs/emotions.
Cecilia Cruse, MS. OTR/L received her BS degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida, and her Master’s degree in Education from Georgia State University. She is SIPT (Sensory Integration & Praxis Test) certified and has over 30 years’ experience in pediatrics with school-based services (including pre-school and Head Start programs) acute care and outpatient pediatric settings including Augusta University in Georgia, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Cecilia has experience as a consultant, author and lecturer including TV appearances, such as CNN’s Health Watch and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She has authored several articles for professional periodicals and magazines and has served as a trainer/consultant and service provider in several school systems. Cecilia is currently the Subject Matter Expert for Abilitations/ School Specialty Special Needs Division. She also lectures nationwide on practical sensory solutions for educators, therapists and parents. She is “energetic” and “entertaining” and insists on a fun learning experience.