Educational Therapy Solutions


Professional Development



Date: July 2017
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Webinar
Speakers: Michael Greschler, M.Ed., Kim Davis, M.Ed.
Topic: Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching Executive Function Strategies



Date: April 2017

Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, San Francisco Study Group

Presenter: Pat Henery, M.Ed.

Topic: Woodcock Johnson-IV - Cognitive, Oral Language, and Achievement



Date: March 2017

Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Webinar

Speaker: Sandra E. Clifton, M.Ed., BCET, PCC, CEP

Topic: School Trauma & The Highly Sensitive Child



Date: March 2017

Organization: Northern CA Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and Parents Education Network

Speaker: David Berg, ET

Topic: Making Math Real: The Clinically Prescriptive Methodology for Students with Math LD - A Workshop for Teachers



Date: February 2017

Organization: Association of Educational Therapists

Speaker: George McCloskey, Ph.D.

Topic: Co-constructing Curriculum for Cognitive Strategies: Improving Outcomes Through Student Involvement



Date: March 2016
Organization: International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch; at UCLA
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Mather, Ph.D.
Topics:

Use of the WJ-IV for the Identification of Dyslexia (Nancy Mather, Ph.D.)

Dyslexia: The Eyes Don’t Have It (Sheryl Handler, M.D. & Walter Fierson, M.D.  – Pediatric

Ophthalmologists)

Supporting Students with Social Anxiety Disorder (Stephanie T. Mihalas, Ph.D., NCSP & Nicole M. Hisaka, M.A.)



Date: January 2016
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: 
Jarice Butterfield, Ph.D.
Topic: How to Access Public School Evaluations and Services


Date: December 2015
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Deborah Umansky, Ph.D.
Topic: Special Education Procedures for Referral & Assessment


Date: November 2015
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Lori Boehm, B.S.
Topic: Special Needs Advocacy


Date: October 2015
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: N/A
Topic: Meeting and Connecting


Date: June 2015
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Virtual Study Group
Presenter: Laura W. Doto, M.A., E.T./P.
Topic: Test Taking


Date: June 2015
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Virtual Study Group
Presenter: Darlene DeMaria, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Topic: Initial Consultations


Date: May 2015
Organization: International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch; at UCLA
Keynote Speaker: Louisa Moats, Ed.D.
Topics:
Dyslexia Intervention at the Secondary Level (Louisa Moats, Ed.D.)
Connecting Adolescents to Learning Mindfulness {CALM} (Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.)
Understanding Dyslexia Myths and Realities (Louisa Moats, Ed.D.)


Date: May 2014
Organization: International Dyslexia Association, Los Angeles Branch; at UCLA
Keynote Speaker: Susan L. Hall, Ed.D.
Topics:
Teaching Students to Pronounce English Vowels with Certainty (Susan L. Hall, Ed.D.)
Active Listening and Note-Taking (Helen Waldron, M.Ed.)
Navigating the IEP Process: From Identification to Assessment and Implementation (Maralyn Soifer, M.Ed. & Elissa Henkin, M.A.)


Date: April 2014
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Mary Ann Evans, Ph.D.
Topic: The Role of Mindfulness in Cognitive Mediation


Date: January 2014
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Cheri Rae
Topic: The Dyslexia Project


Date: November 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Michaela Gordon, M.S., O.T.
Topic: Handwriting Without Tears Presentation


Date: October 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Juli Shulem, ADHD Coach
Topic: Supporting Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Date: May 2013
Organization: Crane Country Day School (Supporting Success Forum)
Topics and Presenters:

How Executive Function Training Improves Learning (Carrie Towbes, Ph.D.)

How Occupational Therapy Improves Learning (Michaela Gordon, M.S. O.T.)

How Neurotherapy Improves Learning (Irina Kerdman, Ph.D.)



Date: April 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Virtual Study Group
Presenter: Pam Scribner, M.A., E.T./P.
Topic: Diagnostic Skills for Educational Therapists


Date: April 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists
Presenter: Peg Dawson, Ed.D.
Topic: Smart but Scattered: Helping Children and Adolescents with Executive Dysfunction at Home and at School


Date: March 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: 
Senny Schnell, Ph.D., B.C.B.A.-D.
Topic: Diagnostic 
Criteria of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Behavior Intervention


Date: February 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Deidre Dubin, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Topic: Diagnostic Teaching


Date: January 2013
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenters: Helen Rodriguez, Asst. Superintendent & Kirsten Escobedo, Special Education Director – Santa Barbara U.S.D.
Topic: Collaboration Between the Private and Public Educational Community


Date: October 2012
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Daniel Franklin, Ph.D.
Topic: Supporting Slowly Emerging Executive Function Skills


Date: April 2012
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Jordan Witt, Ph.D.
Topic: Working Memory


Date: November 2011
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Roland Rotz, Ph.D.
Topic: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Advances in Assessment and Treatment


Date: October 2011
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Pam Boswell
Topic: Technology in the Classroom


Date: May 2011
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Bonnie Corman, Ph.D.
Topic: Supporting vs. Enabling – Working with Adolescents



Date: April 2011
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Michelle Britton Bass, Ph.D.
Topic: Special Education Law and Practices: A 2011 Update



Date: March 2011
Organization: Dyslexia Awareness Resource Center 15th Annual Vision and the Task Conference
Speaker: Richard Lavoie, M.A., M.Ed.
Topics:
It’s So Much Work To Be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities find Social Success
6 Secrets To Turning On The Tuned-Out Child


Date: March 2011
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Carrie 
Towbes, Ph.D.
Topic: Psycho-Educational Evaluations: An Overview


Date: February 2010
Organization: Dyslexia Awareness Resource Center 14th Annual Vision and the Task Conference
Speaker: Jonathan Mooney
Topics:
“The Gift: LD/ADHD Reframed”
“We’re Not Broken: Empowering Labeled Students”
“The Short Bus Stories”
“Disability Right, Pride, Community and Culture”



Date: January 2010
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Shelia 
Eighburg
Topic: Child Abuse Listening & Mediation (CALM) – A visit to understand procedures and services provided.


Date: November 2009
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Beatrice 
Braunn, M.A., CCC-A
Topic: Auditory Processing


Date: October 2009
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: David Gilbertson, Ph.D.
Topic: Special Education Assessments and Services in Public School


Date: September 2009
Organization: Crane Country Day School (Supporting Success Forum)
Presenter: Various
Topics:
Start of Year Protocols for LD Learners
Building Literacy in Struggling Male Readers
Bi-Modal Imagery and the Brain


Date: May 2008
Organization: Crane Country Day School (Supporting Success Forum)
Speakers: Various
Topics:
“Issues of Accountability”
“From Fidget to Focus: Helpful Tips”
“Life Success LD Students: Parent Guide”
“Two Examples: Parent Ed./Communication”


Date: March 2008
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Zev Nathan, M.D., Ph.D.
Topic: Understanding Medications


Date: January 2008
Organization: Dyslexia Awareness Resource Center 9th Annual Vision and the Task Conference
Speaker: Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Topics:
9 Brain Center Principles to Change Your Life
The Brain Role on Learning, Violence & Marital Struggles


Date: January 2008
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Paul Meisel, Ph.D.
Topic: Working with Children Who Experience Difficulties with Learning


Date: November 2007
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Deidre Dubin, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Topic: Math Readiness: Assessment and Philosophy


Date: October 2007
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Kathy Yuill
Topic: Neurofeedback via MindGains


Date: September 2007
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: N/A
Topic: Various


Date: March 2007
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Lisa Smolen
Topic: Assistive Technology


Date: January 2007
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Patty McBratney, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Topic: Setting Boundaries with Clients and Families


Date: November 2006
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Kelley Brennan, M.A., B.C.E.T.
Topic: Case Study and Current Research on Memory


Date: October 2006
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenters: Multiple
Topic: Case Study


Date: January 2006
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Marcia McClish
Topic: SELPA: Services and Procedures



Date: November 2005
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Tina Lerner, M.A.
Topic: Biofeedback


Date: September 2005
Organization: Association of Educational Therapists, Santa Barbara Study Group
Presenter: Steven Smith, Ph.D.
Topic: Assessment Center at UCSB – Overview and Services



Date: January 2005
Organization: Dyslexia Awareness Resource Center 9th Annual Vision and the Task Conference
Presenter: Edward Hallowell, M.D.
Topic: Attention and Learning Disorders for Children and Adults