Western Cape, South Africa
For teachers, therapists, educators & parents
Research-based strategies, practical approach, ready-to-use tools.
R450 per person
(includes lunch and refreshments)
Body-Brain Integration, Sensory Regulation, and Technology for Early Childhood Development
(Focus on Early Childhood)
DATE: July 28, 2022
TIME: 9:00-15:00 (8:30 Registration and coffee/tea, 12:30 Lunch)
LOCATION: To be decided
Workshop Outline and Content
Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Brain and Body Integration - an essential basis for learning and achievement
Stages of Development and Integration
Primitive Reflex Integration
Developmental Approach to Learning
Setting children up for excitement and motivation for learning
Importance of Movement, Music, and Rhythm in Brain Development
Need for Unstructured Movement
Effect of Highly Structured Movement on Child Achievement
Sensory Needs and Regulation
Ready for Rhythm - Ready for Calm - Ready for Work
Developmental Drawing, Rhythm and Writing
MULTIMEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY
Appropriate and Wise use of Technology
Technology for Multiple Means of Learning
Technology and Strategies to make Learning Fun and Exciting
Combining Dynamic Movement and Technology for Effective Learning
LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT
Reading and Writing - Core Essential Components of All Learning
Reading and Writing Success for All Students
Reading and Writing at Own Personal Maximum
Bridgette Nicholson has been an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Consultant for over 34 years. She has provided direct services and consultation to school districts and organizations focusing on assistive technology, occupational therapy, and Universal Design for Learning. Currently, her focus is on the provision of intensive training for school district staff, educators, and parents on the need for full-classroom instructional programs. Programs include sensory-regulation and approaches in combination with highly effective technology use. In addition, focus is on the critical need for data-based decision-making for ongoing planning and effective implementation of strategies that work!
The content was evidence-based and backed up by data and research. It was effectively explained by rich and relevant examples.
“INTERACTIVE, GOOD ACCESS TO MATERIALS”
We were able to be interactive and get involved in the workshop. It has very good access to materials such as presentation slides and research references.
“PASSIONATE & HELPFUL”
Your passion just shows through when you speak and
I liked how you are working on so many projects that support your passion. You are helping so many children and parents. I am just so happy that I came upon your post about these webinars because I am learning a lot through them. I am excited to attend the next sessions and learn a lot more.
“WEALTH OF RESOURCES”
I liked the enthusiasm of the presenter, ideas to use the next day, wealth of resources.. Can't wait to explore!! I have been trying to add something like this into my sessions for a couple of years with little success and this just makes so much sense.
It was a very informative lecture, I’m glad that I could attend such a beneficial seminar. I’ve got a lot of ideas for the students' improvement.
“INTERESTING AND MOTIVATING”
The practical kept the presentation interesting and motivating.
“FUN AND PRACTICAL”
This training was really fun and practical and it’s
something we can implement right away. You are definitely a wealth of knowledge and I look forward to learning more!
“SUPERB WAY OF DEMONSTRATING”
The practical session was a superb way to help us
understand the correct technique to use technology
in an appropriate way. I loved every demonstration where you showed us what the program actually did.
“GREAT RESOURCES AND
It has great resources and practical ideas that I can use straight away during my sessions.
“ORGANIZED AND EFFICIENT”
The training materials are very organized and efficient.