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Registration Registration Fees



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_______ Integration workshops

Discount: Subtract $25 each for groups of 3 or more that are

registering together prior to the deadline dates.
Please make checks payable and return to:
Diane Lewis
5109 Battery Lane
All Workshops
Include: Continental breakfast and 2 breaks/snacks daily. ABLC
The Affect-Based
Bethesda, MD 20814 participants will receive a copy of The Affect-Based
(301) 652-2220 Fax: (301) 652-9555
Language Curriculum (ABLC), Second Edition.
All participants will receive a confirmation packet.
Language Curriculum (ABLC)
Each participant will receive booklet copies of all
Please select one:
Power Point slides.
____Rockville, MD - enrollment limited to 110 participants
An Intensive Program for Families,
____ 2 day ABLC ____1 day Oral-Motor ____3 day ABLC and Oral-Motor Deadlines: For April workshop - March 15th Therapists and Teachers
____ 1 day Sensory Integration For September workshop – August 27th
____ 4 day ABLC,Oral-Motor/Speech, and Sensory Integration Please add an additional $50 to the fee if registering after these dates. A Two-Day Workshop Presented by:
Diane Lewis, MA, CCC/SLP (co-author of the ABLC)
____Chicago, IL - enrollment limited to 110 participants Cancellations: Cancellations must be made in writing and post-marked by
____ 2 day ABLC ____1 day Oral-Motor ____3 day ABLC and Oral-Motor April 5th, 2008 (Rockville, MD workshop) and September 17th, 2008 ( Chicago, IL
April 17th and 18th, 2008 Rockville, Maryland
____ 1 day Sensory Integration
workshop) to receive a refund less an administrative fee of $75.00. Fees will not September 25th and 26th, 2008 Chicago, Illinois
____ 4 day ABLC,Oral-Motor/Speech, and Sensory Integration
be refunded for cancellations after these dates.

Children’s Innovative Therapy Group, LLC

Name: ________________________________________________________________________
Please make checks payable and return to:
Address: ______________________________________________________________________ Development of Oral-Motor/Speech Skills
City/State/Zip: __________________________________________________________________ Diane Lewis Within the ABLC
5109 Battery Lane A One-Day Workshop Presented by:
Phone (Home): ________________________________________________________________
Bethesda, MD 20814
Diane Lewis, MA, CCC/SLP and Bobbi Wade, MAT,CCC/SLP
Phone (Work):__________________________________________________________________
(301) 652-2220 Fax: (301) 652-9555 April 19th, 2008 Rockville, Maryland

Teaching Assistants/Paraprofessionals
Employer: ____________________________________________________________________

Profession: ____________________________________________________________________ September 27th, 2008 Chicago, Illinois

Speech-Language Pathologists
email: ________________________________________________________________________
Credits Functional Applications of Sensory

Occupational Therapists
Who Should Attend?
I hereby authorize you to charge my: ____VISA ____MasterCard

Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Diane Lewis, MA, CCC/SLP
The George Washington University Speech & Hearing
Integration for Speech-Language

Medical Professionals
Floor Time Assistants
Amount to be charged: $__________________ Center is approved by the Continuing Education Board of
# ____________________________________________________________________________
the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Pathologists, Families and Teachers

Social Workers
to provide Continuing Education activities in Speech-

5109 Battery Lane

A One-Day Workshop Presented by:

Exp. Date________ Signature ____________________________________________________ Language Pathology and Audiology. The ABLC workshop is offered for 1.2 CEUs
Sheri Present, MS, OTR

(introductory level; professional area), the Oral-Motor/Speech workshop is

Cardholder address if different from address above offered at .6 CEUs (introductory level) and the Sensory Integration workshop is April 20th, 2008 Rockville, Maryland
offered at .6 CEUs (introductory level). ASHA CE provider approval does not imply
Address: ______________________________________________________________________ endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. September 28th, 2008 Chicago, Illinois

City/State/Zip: __________________________________________________________________
Course Descriptions Schedule ABLC Schedule Oral Motor/Speech Faculty

Day 1

Day 3
The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) 8:15-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:15-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast Diane Lewis, MA, CCC-SLP has worked in the field of communication disorders
9:00-10:30 Topic Areas 9:00-10:30 Topic Areas since 1974 and is the co-author with Stanley I. Greenspan, MD of The Affect-
An Intensive Program for Families, Therapists and Teachers Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) An Intensive Program for Families, Therapists
- Theoretical foundations for the ABLC - The Model (ABLC and all the specific therapies that
During the last 5-10 years, there has been an increase in programs available for contribute to the development of speech skills) and Teachers, Second Edition. She is the owner of Children’s Innovative Therapy
- Developmental vs. behavioral models Group, LLC which is a private practice specializing in the assessment and
developing communication, language, and speech skills for the child on the autistic - Populations for whom the ABLC is appropriate - The Basics (parents, child, and therapists) treatment of young children, many of whom are on the autistic spectrum. Ms.
spectrum and/or other developmental delays. It has become clear that many of - Importance of affect-rich interactions - Relationship between the development of respiration, Lewis has taught in various universities, has presented at local, state, national, and
these children make optimal progress when more intensive programs are - Flow Chart (six core areas and five developmental levels) phonation and articulation and the various therapies international conferences and has published a book and articles. She is
10:30-10:45 BREAK - ABLC and Floor Time Neurodevelopmental Treatment Certified, PROMPT and Beckman trained, and is a
implemented. The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) provides a clinically 10:30-10:45 BREAK Fast ForWord, and Berard Auditory practitioner.
10:45-12:15 Topic Areas
proven methodology which combines Floor Time with developmental - Implementation of the ABLC 10:45-12:15 Topic Areas
communication, language, and speech theory and techniques. It can be set up in - Oral-Motor Appendix, ABLC Bobbi Wade, MAT, CCC-SLP has over 25 years experience in treating young
1.Checklists children in her private practice in Alexandria, Virginia. She combines theory from
the home and/or school settings and is appropriate for children with mild, 2. Systematic Instruction 1. Assessment of skills
2. Development of specific theraputic objectives a wide range of post-graduate training, including certification in pediatric
moderate, and severe delays. (Foundation Activities and Expanded Elicitations) NeuroDevelopmental Treatment (NDT), advanced Cranial-Sacral therapy, Visceral
3. Applied Floor Time 3. Measurement of progress Manipulation, Lymphatic Drainage, PROMPT, Beckman and Therapeutic Listening.
In this two day course, participants will not only learn the theoretical framework 4. Floor Time 4. Carryover within the home and school environments Ms. Wade is uniquely gifted in her ability to implement the deeper body work to
and terminology of the ABLC, but will be guided through a practicum where they 5. High Affect Learning Situations 12:15-1:30 LUNCH facilitate the development of communication and speech skills.
will develop their own ABLC for a specific child they are currently teaching. This 12:15-1:30 LUNCH 1:30-3:00 Topic Areas
1. Cranial-Sacral therapy Sheri Present, MS. OTR has 25 years experience in the field of occupational
training is appropriate for parents, therapists, and teachers who are working with 1:30-3:00 Topic Areas therapy. Ms. Present’s area of expertise is working with children who experience
2. Lymph Drainage therapy
children and adults whose language skills are between birth and 48 months. The - Peer interaction sensory integration dysfunction. She is certified in the administration and
3. Music
book, The Affect-Based Language Curriculum (ABLC) An Intensive Program for - Sensory preparation interpretation of the Sensory Integration and Praxis Tests (SIPT), The Listening
4. NeuroDevelopmental Treatment Therapy
3:00-3:15 BREAK 3:00-3:15 BREAK Program, and Interactive Metronome. Ms. Present has mentored other
Families, Therapists and Teachers, Second Edition by Greenspan and Lewis, 2005, occupational therapists and has directed a sensory integration camp. She has
3:15-4:45 Topic Areas 3:15-4:45 Topic Areas
will serve as the primary resource for this course. - Oral-motor program taught swimming from a developmental perspective. Ms. Present has extensive
6. MORE Program experience providing educational training and consulting to parents, school
The topics of discussion are: theoretical framework, model, core capacities, - Augmentative communication 7. Beckman Stretches
- CD-ROM personnel, and speech-language pathologists about sensory integration and its
developmental levels, the Checklists, tracking forms, Systematic Instruction, Applied 9. PROMPT functional outcomes in a variety of settings. Her philosophy is to empower children
Floor Time, peer interaction, Floor Time, High Affect Learning Situations, scheduling, 10. Horn, bubble, straw, and bubblegum programs and families through information and understanding about how sensory
sensory preparation, oral-motor program, and augmentative communication as it
ABLC integration affects every day life, function, and relationships.
applies to the child in home, school, and therapeutic settings. Activities include Sensory Integration

Day 2
lecture, observation of videotaped case studies, and hands on supervised
Sign in and Continental Breakfast
Topic Areas
8:15-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
Accommodations & Locations

Day 4
development of an ABLC program for your child. - Schedule formulation
- The ABLC notebook 9:00-10:30 Topic Areas April 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2008
- The therapy room, toys, and equipment - What is sensory integration USM Shady Grove Center
Development of Oral-Motor/Speech Skills Within the ABLC - ABLC in the classroom - What is sensory modulation 9630 Gudelsky Drive (Building 2)
- Support groups - Behavioral affects of sensory modulation issues
This course specifically targets the development of intelligible speech in children 1. Attention
Rockville, Maryland 20850
- Vocabulary selection
who are on the autistic spectrum and/or have other developmental delays. The 10:30-10:45 BREAK 2. Self Stimulation
faculty will explain and demonstrate through DVD’s and “hands-on” 10:45-12:15 Topic Areas 3. States of Alertness
demonstrations how to develop the oral-motor and speech skills within a context 4. Engagement For directions and a list of hotels, please contact, Diane Lewis at
- ABLC Model Case Study
where the child is engaged and communicating. Causative factors including 1. Checklists
10:30-10:45 BREAK 301-652-2220,
10:45-12:15 Topic Areas
dyspraxia and hypotonia will be explained and put within a successful therapeutic 2. Sensory preparation
- How to identify sensory integration issues Rockville is a suburb of Washington, D.C. and can be accessed via
framework. The participant will learn about a very wide range of therapeutic 3. Oral-motor program
- How to identify sensory modulation issues Dulles, Baltimore-Washington or Reagan National Airports.
techniques from those influencing change in the whole body, Cranial-Sacral, 4. Systematic Instruction - What is Praxis
5. Applied Floor Time 1. Ideation
Metro service available from Reagan National Airport only.
Lymph Drainage, Visceral Manipulation, NeuroDevelopmental Treatment, to other - Review Case Studies in the ABLC, Second Edition
techniques specifically targeting the speech articulators, Beckman Stretches, 2. Motor planning/sequencing
12:15-1:30 LUNCH 3. Execution/motor output September 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 2008
PROMPT, horn, bubble, and straw programs. 1:30-3:00 Topic Areas Oakton Community College
- Functional Implications of Praxis issues
- Development of ABLC Project (“The Case Study”) 1. Ideation and its affect on communication Des Plaines Campus
1. Checklists 12:15-1:30 LUNCH
Functional Applications of Sensory Integration for Speech- 2. Sensory preparation
1600 East Golf Road
1:30-3:00 Topic Areas Des Plaines, IL 60016
Lanuage Pathologists, Families and Teachers 3. Oral-motor program - Functional application of sensory integration and sensory
4. Systematic Instruction modulation techniques in SLP clinical settings, the home,
Sensory integration, sensory modulation, and praxis are the foundation for
5. Applied Floor Time and school
speech, communication, academics, and daily life skills. The focus of this course 6. Schedule of activities For directions and a list of hotels, please contact Diane Lewis at
1. Video tapes and demonstrations will be presented
is to provide practical applications of sensory integration and sensory modulation 7. Notebook which illustrate the enhancement of vestibular, 301-652-2220,
techniques. The participants will understand the neurobiological foundations of 3:00-3:15 BREAK tactile, proprioception, visual, and auditory sensory
sensory integration, sensory systems, and functional intervention within the clinic, 3:15-4:45 Topic Areas systems in each of these settings Shuttle service is available between Chicago’s O’Hare
home, school, and community. Videotapes and experiential learning techniques - Completion of Case Study Project 3:00-3:15 BREAK International Airport and selected hotels convenient to the
will be utilized. - Consultation with Presenter 3:15-4:45 Topic Areas
workshop site. Shuttle service is also available between these
- Submit assessment of learning for ASHA CEU’S - Continuation of functional applications
hotels and the workshop site.