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An Introduction to the BrainWorks Approach for Effective Sensory Diets

Please see the updated version: Simplifying Sensory Diets Using Visual Supports


Webinar Length (Hours):



Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L

An Introduction to the BrainWorks Approach for Effective Sensory Diets

This FREE introductory webinar provides new and potential BrainWorks users with the information they need to begin using BrainWorks successfully in home and classroom environments. Gwen goes over basic theory related to sensory modulation disorders and shares relevant research to ensure that you are using an evidence-based approach to meet the needs of the kids you work with. Next, Gwen demonstrates the use of the BrainWorks tools so you can get started using them right away.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify the three primary types of modulation disorders.
  2. Compare and contrast the three types (red/yellow/green arrow) of activities used in BrainWorks.
  3. Differentiate the three sections of the BrainWorks tachometer.
  4. Identify the primary purpose of each of the types of BrainWorks visual tools (file folder, keyring, First-Then).

Course Information

  • Target Audience: introductory- to advanced-level OTs, SLPs, PTs, parents, and other professionals working with children with sensory processing disorders
    Note: While many professionals may benefit from the course content, we can only guarantee acceptance of continuing education credit as described in the following CEU section.
  • Course Instructor: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L
  • CE Broker course code: 20-562575

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 0.1 AOTA CEU or one contact hour 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 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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