LIVE Webinar

6.2.21 from 8:30am-12:00 PM EST

Course Description:

Learn to transform traditional school-based intervention to a whole new level using task-oriented principles. This new approach, based on the synthesis of current evidence and research, will transform the way in which you assess and plan for treatment. Participants will apply concepts of motor learning to provide sound, effective, and focused treatment intervention. Participants will recalibrate the way they view, assess, and treat students with sensory processing dysfunction in a school-based setting. This course will help you step up to the task of helping students generalize skills!

Learning Outcomes:

  • Differentiate between the process- oriented and task-oriented approaches

  • Describe latest research and evidence regarding motor- learning principles

  • Reframe and re-calibrate your approach to sensory processing in a school-based setting

  • Integrate motor-learning approaches to treatment

  • Apply key concepts from motor- learning techniques to school based treatment

  • Modify direct services and OT consult to maximize effectiveness for students with sensory processing disorder

Time-Ordered Agenda

  • 8:30 am Background and research to task oriented intervention principles

  • 9:15 am Motor Learning Approaches (Neuromotor Task Training, Motor Imagery, Action Observation)

  • 10:00 am Break

  • 10:15 am Motor Learning Approaches- CO-OP and Activity Analysis

  • 11:00 am Case Studies and sensory integration and Motor Learning

  • 11:45 am Question and Answer Session

  • 12:00 pm Course Ends

Course Level:

Intermediate; Assumes participants’ general familiarity with the literature and professional practice in the topic area of motor learning.

Target Audience:

Course is applicable to OTs and COTAs

Presenter Biography:

Miriam Gewirtz M.S- OT/RL has been empowering pediatric patients for almost 12 years working in New York City Public schools and Special School District of St. Louis, County. Her course synthesizes the latest research and realistic treatment plans to enable your clients to achieve their goals.



Financial: Financial: Miriam Gewirtz received a payment for presenting this course.


Non-Financial: : There are no non-financial disclosures.

Course Completion Requirements:

For 0.3 AOTA CEUs

Satisfactory completion of the course and the earning of 3 contact hours is based on full attendance at the course and a score of 80% or above on the post-test.


Intermediate Level

Earn 0.2 ASHA CEUs

Refund Policy for LIVE courses:

If program is cancelled or rescheduled by our organization:

TheraSmart reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a course due to extenuating circumstances, inclement weather, speaker availability, or insufficient registration. You will be notified via email or phone at least 24 hours before the start of the class. Participants will be offered an opportunity to reschedule or a full refund for registration and course fee(s) will be issued to registrants (not to include travel or other costs). TheraSmart liability is limited to the tuition fee only.

If registrant cancels:

A full refund, less a 25% administrative fee will be provided if your refund request is received in writing (by mail or email) at least 14 days prior to the course start date. No refunds will be made after the 14 day deadline. Tuition will be forfeited for no-show or cancellations.

Complaint Policy:

We do our best to address your concerns. Any complaints or grievances must be submitted via email to Please include the name, address, phone number, email, profession of person submitting the complaint or grievance, the title of the CE course, as well as the exact nature of the complaint/grievance. The CEA (continuing education administrator) will make an effort to resolve the complaint to the satisfaction of the complainant. This may include issuance of a credit for another CE course or other action suitable to all parties.

Special Needs:

Please indicate any special needs you may have at least 14 days prior to the event by calling or email us. We will try our best to accommodate your needs. This course is applicable to SLPs, SLP assistants, special educators, and teachers.

Contact us:

We can be reached via email at or by text at 305.725.0747.