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Workshops for Intervention Providers

BDI Playhouse frequently hosts professional trainings on a variety of topics.

BDI Playhouse is a Continuing Education Sponsor through the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation for Occupational and Physical Therapy. We also offer Early Intervention and ASHA credits when applicable and approved.

Check back often for our most recent offerings, follow us on Facebook, or email education@bdiplayhouse.com for more information.

Up Next in 2021!

Aug 6 - 7, 2021 (Fri-Sat) - TOTS: Tethered Oral Tissues Specialty Training with Autumn Henning MS, CCC-SLP, COM, IBCLC

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Previous Workshops

2020

Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction with Liesa Persaud

2019

Decision Making for Lower Extremity Orthotic Management of the Early Intervention Child with Sheri Ireland-Berk PT and Gwen Ansier CO

Play with your food: An Integrative Approach to the Most Difficult Feeding Challenges with Susan Roberts

http://www.susanlroberts.com/

Functional Strengthening and Fitness Interventions for Children with Developmental Disabilities with Maria Fragala-Pinkham, Maggie O'Neil

Maximizing Motivation for Children ​with Autism with Applied Behavior Analysis & Verbal Behavior Interventions ​with Robert Schramm, BCBA  May 28-29, 2019 https://knospe-aba.com/cms/us/

Is it Sensory? Or is it Behavior? Assessment and Intervention Tools for OT's, PT's and SLP's with Debra Dickson

http://www.therapyworksct.com/meet-the-staff.html

Pediatric Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, A Multi-system Approach with Tara Rudolphi

Healthcare Provider CPR Training with Edward C. Atkinson - 2 Year Certification Training

Feeding Therapy: It’s Not Just About Swallowing with: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

https://mymunchbug.com/seminars/

Motor Issues in Autism with Anne Buckley-Reen

http://forkidsot.com

Primitive Reflexes with Janine Wiskind

www.osgot.com

Self-regulation and Executive Function with Jocelyn Wallach

2018

The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding" with Nina Johanson

March 16-1 7, 2018

https://www.feeding-underweight-children.com/nina-ayd-johanson-ms-cccslp-baltimore-md.html

Vision, Ocular-Motor and Movement Strategies for Integrated Learning with June Smith

Decision Making for Lower Extremity Orthotic Management of the Early Intervention Child with Sheri Ireland-Berk PT and Gwen Ansier CO

Healthcare Provider CPR Training with Edward C. Atkinson

https://cprclass.com/

If You Can't Breathe, You Can't Function with Trish West-Low August 3rd-5th, 2018

https://www.masserypt.com

Neuro-Connection for Health Care Providers with Maria Teresa Ferrer, PT, DPT, C/NDT, C/TBI

https://mariateresaferrer.wixsite.com/ferrerpediatrics

Pediatric NDT Intensive Handling Techniques: with Gail Ritchie, OTR, C/NDT

https://gailritchieotr.com/

Solving Complex Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Problems with Joan Arvedson

A Rose by Any Other Name ...Assessing and Testing Auditory-Language Processing Deficits with Dr. Jeanane M. Ferre PhD, CCC-A

https://dr-ferre.com/

Maximizing Motivation for Children ​with Autism with Applied Behavior Analysis & Verbal Behavior Interventions ​with Robert Schramm, BCBA

https://knospe-aba.com/cms/us/

2017

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait) from a PT and OT Perspective with Liesa Persaud

https://www.knowtochange.com/meet-liesa

Effectively Treat Behavior in Children: Traumatic Brain Injury, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing, Cognitive Limitations, PTSD and Other Challenges with John Pagano

https://fabstrategies.org/about-fab-strategies/

Praxis: Evaluation and Treatment of the Clumsy Child with Barbara Connolly

Decision Making for Lower Extremity Orthotic Management of the Early Intervention Child, Sheri Ireland-Berk PT and Gwen Ansier CO

The SOFFI Method: Supporting Oral Feeding in Fragile Infants with Erin Ross

https://www.feedingfundamentals.com/overview

Movement Inhibition Therapy with Maria Teresa Ferrer, DPT, C/NDT, C/TBI

https://mariateresaferrer.wixsite.com/ferrerpediatrics

Innovative Vestibular and Visual Solutions for the Sensory Motor Pediatric Therapist

Taping to Improve Alignment, Strength and Function in Children with Jackie Grimenstein

Linking Play and Self-Regulation to Mealtime Success with Susan Roberts

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00589AXEQ/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Therapeutic Evaluation and Treatment of Toe Walking (Pediatric Equinus Gait) from a PT and OT Perspective with Liesa Persaud

https://www.knowtochange.com/meet-liesa

Early Intervention for Infants and Young Children (0-3): Sensory, Feeding, Behavior with Randy Fedoruk

https://www.sensationstation.net

2016

The Pediatric Brain: Functional Neuroanatomy, The Visual-Vestibular System and Treatment Applications with Janine Wiskind

www.osgot.com

Building Blocks for Sensory Integration with Sheila M. Frick OTR/L and/or Tracy Bjorling MS, OTR/L

https://vitallinks.com/about/team/

Decision Making for Lower Extremity Orthotic Management of the Early Intervention Child

Sheri Ireland-Berk PT and Gwen Ansier CO

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children with Cindy Miles

https://cindymiles.com/

Building the Brain: A Neurobiological Approach to Assessment and Treatment

http://www.buildthebrain.net

Get Ready to Learn: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom with Anne Buckley-Reen

http://forkidsot.com

Intervention for Complex Feeding Disorders: Infants and Toddlers with Amy Kageals

Practical Strategies for Treating Complex Pediatric Feeding Disorders: Treating the Whole Child with Mary Tarbell

2015

The Whole Child: The SANE System of Pediatric Assessment and Treatment with Debra Dickson

NDT and MFR for Children with Neurological Disabilities with Barbara Hodge

https://www.ndta.org/Organization/Meet-the-Instructor-Group


2014

Is it Sensory? Or is it Behavior? Assessment and Intervention Tools for OT's, PT's, and SLP's

http://www.therapyworksct.com/

Assessment and Treatment of Children with Oral Motor, Feeding/Swallowing and Respiratory Function Challenges Children with Neuromotor Involvement  Rona Alexander

NDT Treatment of the Baby and Young Child

https://www.medbridgeeducation.com/instructors/suzanne-davis-bombria-physical-therapy-pediatrics/  

The AEIOU Systematic Approach to Pediatric Feeding with Nina Johanson

https://www.feeding-underweight-children.com/nina-ayd-johanson-ms-cccslp-baltimore-md.html

Intervention for the High Risk Infants and Young Children (0-5) Activities, Routines and Evidence Based Practice

2013

KT1 Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and KT2 Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method

https://kinesiotaping.com 

Effective Ways to Manage Behavior and Increase Functional Outcomes in Autism and Sensory Processing Disorders

BRAIN GYM ®

https://breakthroughsinternational.org/programs/the-brain-gym-program/

2012

Introduction to PROMPT Technique 

https://promptinstitute.site-ym.com/

A Fresh Approach in the Treatment of Torticolis

https://nancypt4kids.com/

Functional Strengthening in Children Maggie Oneil and Maria Fragalla-Pinkman

Treating the Child with Hypotonia Barbara Hypes

Movement, Rhythm, and Sequencing: Getting the Beat  Lise Gerard Faulise

https://lisefauliseconsulting.weebly.com/about.html

2011

Applying Effective Sensory Diets for  Children with SPD Lise Gerard Faulise

https://lisefauliseconsulting.weebly.com/about.html

ILS: Integrated Listening System

https://integratedlistening.com

Evaluation and Treatment of the Clumsy Child  Barbara Connolly

2010

Yoga and Pilates for the Special Needs Child by Angelique Micallef-Courts

Picky Eaters vs  Problem Feeders SOS Approach to Feeding Kay Toomey

https://sosapproachtofeeding.com/

https://www.spdstar.org/

Takes Two  to Talk

http://www.hanen.org/Home.aspx