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Posted on 11/29/10

    Fall 2010 Milestone Newsletter
Highlights of the latest PTN news, people and events.

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Fall 2010 Milestone Newsletter
Posted on 11/01/10

Pubertal Effect on Autistic Girl
In spite of professional efforts to help autistic children through· out childhood, a number of individuals with this disorder are reported to have increased evidence of neurological abnormalities and regressinn of behavior at puberty.

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Pubertal Effect on Autistic Girl
Posted on 10/27/10

Understanding Ayres Sensory Integration
This article articulates the core principles of sensory integration as originally developed by Dr. A. Jean Ayres, explains the rationale for developing a trademark specifically linked to these core principles, and identifies the impact that this trademark can have on practice.

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Understanding Ayres Sensory Integration
Posted on 10/27/10

The Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests
This article explores how awareness of the SIPT (Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests)and its relationship to function can assist the occupational therapist in determining whether a performance deficit at school may be related to poor sensory integration and praxis skills.

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The Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests
Posted on 10/13/10

Influences of Sensory Integration on Development
The purpose of this study was to identify change in patterns of language development associated wi th the institution of sensory integration methods of therapy among children with language disorders.

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Influences of Sensory Integration on Development
Posted on 10/13/10

Fidelity in Sensory Integration Intervention
We sought to assess validity of sensory integration outcomes research in relation to fidelity (faithfulness of intervention to underlying therapeutic principles).

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Fidelity in Sensory Integration Intervention
Posted on 10/13/10

Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS)
This article identifies the recent and current applications of GAS to occupational therapy for children with sensory integration dysfunction, as well as the process, usefulness, and problems of application of the GAS methodology to this population.

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Goal Attainment Scaling  (GAS)
Posted on 10/11/10

The Use of Crafts in Occupational Therapy for the Physically Disabled
The historical use of crafts in occupational therapy for the physically disabled patient is reviewed and the results of a sur- vey aimed at describing current craft use is presented.

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The Use of Crafts in Occupational Therapy for the Physically Disabled
Posted on 10/11/10

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In addition to publications produced by Pediatric Therapy Network, staff at PTN are involved in numerous independent publication projects. more info...
Journal Articles
Posted on 07/16/10

PTN Rides in 2010 Rose Parade
PTN was selected as one of Honda's seven children's charities featured on the annual Honda float. more...
PTN Rides in 2010 Rose Parade
Posted on 07/14/10

EHS Discounts for Public Transportation
Discounted Public Transportation Coupons are available for monthly and weekly Metro Bus Passes, TAP Cash Value and EZ transit passes. Monthly coupons can save you up to $10.00 per month per pass thanks to the Rider Relief Transportion Program (RRTP).
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EHS Discounts for Public Transportation
Posted on 06/22/10

    R2K 2011 Summary and Highlights
Pediatric Therapy Network's twelfth annual research symposium, R2K, was a tremendous success! Symposium speaker Sharon Cermak presented an outstanding summary of the research presentations shared throughout the conference. Click here for more info and to download the presentation.
R2K 2011 Summary and Highlights
Posted on 06/22/10

Research Advisory Council
The Research and Advisory Council acts as a resource for Pediatric Therapy Network on research related issues or projects. more info...
Research Advisory Council
Posted on 06/22/10

    Online Video Consulting
Participate in an individual video consultation with an expert from anywhere in the world. more...
Online Video Consulting
Posted on 10/24/11

    R2K Annual Research Conference
Attend our annual research conference and pre-conference institute on Early Development, Sensory Integration and Movement on February 24 - 25, 2012 at the Torrance Marriott South Bay. Click here for more information or to register online.
R2K Annual Research Conference
Posted on 06/22/10

USC Graduate Course in Sensory Integration
Expand Competency in Sensory Integration! Attend a Unique Training Program Originated Dr. A. Jean Ayres, Ph.D., OTR more info...
USC Graduate Course in Sensory Integration
Posted on 06/22/10

    Consultation at your site
Benefit from training and technical assistance at your facility more info...
Consultation at your site
Posted on 06/22/10

    Community Education / Speakers Bureau
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Community Education / Speakers Bureau
Posted on 04/29/10

Temper Tantrums: What to Do
The 'terrible twos and threes' are wonderful years - once we overlook the temper tantrums. Toddlers and preschoolers do not yet possess the mature, sophisticated language skills that enable them to work through conflicts and express themselves.

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Temper Tantrums: What to Do
Posted on 04/15/10

Temper Tantrums: What to Do
Deborah Lim, MA, CCC-SLP
March 2009

The 'terrible twos and threes' are wonderful years - once we overlook the temper tantrums. Toddlers and preschoolers do not yet possess the mature, sophisticated language skills that enable them to work through conflicts and express themselves. For young children, tantrums are a way to express their internal state and feelings.

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Temper Tantrums: What to Do
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