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Developing and Implementing Effective Sensory Diets for Children and Teens

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Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L


Developing and Implementing Effective Sensory Diets for Children and Teens (6-hour course)

The use of a sensory diet is a research-based method of providing individuals with sensory modulation difficulties the input they need to function their best. This practical, evidence-based, online course equips therapists, teachers, and caregivers with the ability to determine the sensory needs of the child and implement a sensory diet to meet the child’s needs effectively. Through case studies; group problem solving; and a make-it, take-it project; you will finish this course with all you need to start implementing effective sensory diets immediately!

This course includes instructions to receive one of the following, These options are NOT included with the Summer CEU Extravaganza:

  1. BrainWorks Online single-user membership: free for 1 full year ($45 value).
  2. Single Family/Single Classroom BrainWorks kit: free for current BrainWorks Online members ($39.95 value, excludes shipping). or
  3. $30 cart coupon code: for non-USA participants (applies to any of Gwen’s courses)

After purchase, scroll to the very bottom of the webpage with video, survey, and post-test links for instructions on requesting FREE materials.

This recording of a previously live, 6-hour course allows you to watch from the comfort of your home or office. Your purchase includes access for one full year.  Our recordings are unlisted YouTube videos, so you may stop and start this course as needed.

Please note: The recording does not include the webcam of the speaker from the live presentation. Although not essential to the presentation, visual learners may prefer the live version of this course. Please check our live course section to see if the course is being offered soon.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify three types of sensory modulation disorders.
  2. Utilize assessment results to formulate an effective sensory diet plan.
  3. Understand the essential components in teaching self-modulation skills.
  4. Access research-based tools for creating visual sensory diet supports.
  5. Utilize forms and checklists provided to empower parents and teachers to support the children in their daily environments.
  6. Identify sensory strategies to appropriately meet the needs of individual clients.

Course Information

  • Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level occupational therapists, teachers, and caregivers
  • Course Instructor: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L
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  • CE Broker course code: 20-1168596

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

AOTA-Approved Provider Program Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.6 AOTA CEU or six contact hours under these Classification Codes: Category 2, OT Process: Evaluation and OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorders. Gwen is the creator of BrainWorks sensory diet tools. Although selling the business in October 2020, she remains with Sensational Brain as the AOTA CE Administrator. She currently works as an Intensive Support Specialist for a large educational service agency. Gwen presents to audiences nationwide on topics related to sensory modulation and self-regulation. She lives in Galesburg, Michigan, with her husband and will soon have an empty nest as her three daughters venture out on their own. Learn more about Gwen’s mission and why she created BrainWorks on our About page. To view Gwen’s courses, check out her product page.


  • Financial: Gwen Wild receives compensation for her responsibilities as CE administrator for AOTA as well as speaking fees from Sensational Brain LLC. Gwen is co-author of Just Right! A Sensory Modulation Curriculum for K-5®.
  • Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.


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