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A Multidisciplinary Perspective On Intervention For Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Presented By: Tracy Muran Stackhouse, MA, OTR Sarah Scharfenaker, MA, CCC-SLP

Training Description

Target Audience: OTs, PTs, SLPs, psychologists, educators, social workers, and family members

This workshop will provide participants best practices from the fields of speech and language and occupational therapy to develop multidisciplinary interventions for students with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Training Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Define the primary phenotypic characteristics of individuals with Fragile X syndrome (FXS) as an example of a neurodevelopmental disorder (NDD) requiring specificity in intervention planning.
  • Understand the multiple levels of brain processing and appreciate how it impacts development, learning, and intervention.
  • Understand the importance of using proactive strategies in managing hyperarousal and motor planning issues across daily environments with strategies pulled from best practice in occupational therapy, speech/language therapy, and general development


Deadline: March 8, 2018
Limited to the first 175 participants

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Hosted By: UM-NSU CARD
Co-Sponsored By: Families for Fragile X, a Community Partner.

Community Partners are independent, tax-exempt organizations that collaborate with the NFXF to support families affected by Fragile X. The NFXF is providing this notice for informational purposes only; the NFXF bears no responsibility for the event or program being publicized.