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JANUARY 2023

FULL-DAY IN-PERSON

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

 

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)

Tea Pot
Sandwich

Schedule

 

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

BODY-BRAIN INTEGRATION

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

Social-Emotional Aspects

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

Host

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Bridgette Nicholson has been an occupational therapist and assistive technology consultant for over 32 years.

 

Previously, she provided consultation services for school districts in the field of assistive technology for students with special needs, for both high and low-incidence students.

 

Services and training have included presentations on a variety of topics related to assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning for school districts, organizations, and conferences.

 

She now develops informational websites and online tools for educators and students in general and special education. In addition, she provides training and interactive workshops on the topic of Powerful Strategies for Optimal Learning with Brain-Body Integration and Technology for Learning.  

Presentation Feedback

“EFFECTIVELY EXPLAINED”

 

The content was evidence-based and backed up by data and research. It was effectively explained by rich and relevant examples.

Rahul S.

“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.

Katie S.

“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.

CHRYSHEL B.

“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.

jessica n.

“INFORMATIVE”

 

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.

Manisha H.

“INTERESTING AND MOTIVATING”

 

The practical kept the presentation interesting and motivating.

CARRIE J.

“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!

jessica n.

“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.

SHILPA

“GREAT RESOURCES AND

PRACTICAL IDEAS”

 

It has great resources and practical ideas that I can use straight away during my sessions.

Loulette S.

“ORGANIZED AND EFFICIENT”

 

The training materials are very organized and efficient.

SUZANNE K.