Ayres Sensory Integration®: Assessment and Intervention
This 2-hour course takes you back to the roots of our current knowledge about sensory integration. You learn to select assessment tools based on the intervention setting and developmental level of a child. Based on assessment results, you are empowered to create an intervention plan using the five basic assumptions of sensory integration intervention and the foundational principles for intervention. Finally, you learn to differentiate Ayers Sensory Integration (ASI) from other forms of sensory-based intervention. Case studies solidify your understanding of how the process looks from start to finish.
Identify the five assumptions of sensory integration theory.
Recognize an adaptive response to intervention.
Differentiate ASI intervention from strategies used in other forms of sensory-based approaches.
Delineate three types of sensory processing disorder.
Describe the principles of intervention based on ASI theory.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs and COTAs
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or two contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2, 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 Aboutpage. 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.