Courses

Therapeutic Listening

Therapeutic Listening

Learn every facet of implementing a Therapeutic Listening protocol from assessment to program design and outcome measures.

Quickshifts

Quickshifts

This course will explore the Quickshifts music albums that capitalize on the powerful impact of binaural beat technology and musical entrainment. These sound tools are a practical addition to match the demands of clinic, home, and school environments.

Astronaut Training

Astronaut Training

This course teaches a comprehensive sound activated, vestibular visual treatment protocol. Guidelines for safe effective use for clients of all ages and diagnoses will be discussed.

Building Blocks

Building Blocks

This course provides a detailed background on the links between Sensory Integration and the primary movement patterns (primitive and postural reflexes).

Regulation & Trauma

Regulation & Trauma

This course discusses the interrelationships between Sensory processing dysfunction and trauma and attachment disorders. TRE, a specific approach to the treatment of trauma disorders, will be introduced.

Sharpening Focus

Sharpening Focus

Sharpening Focus takes the Therapeutic Listening trained therapist to the next level. It introduces the Fine Tuning albums, as well as, their impact on auditory attention, auditory processing, self-regulation and learning.

Bone Conduction

Understand the power of bone conducted listening within the context of Therapeutic Listening as an adjunct to sensory processing based programs.

Eyesight to Insight

Eyesight to Insight

This course delves into the treatment of all aspects of vision from a Developmental Optometry and Occupational Therapy perspective.

Core Connections

Core Connections

This course presents a clear definition of core along with a play based screening tool. The intricate connection between core development and self-regulation will be discussed.

Auditory Defensiveness

Auditory Defensiveness

This course will examine the different clinical manifestations of auditory defensiveness and discuss multiple options for creating client specific treatment protocols.

Expert Spotlight – Free Live Q&A

Expert Spotlight – Free Live Q&A

The FREE Vital Links Expert Spotlight series was created to facilitate a thought-provoking discussion with individuals who are passionate about expanding their clinical toolbox. Whether new to the field or have years of experience, this series is a perfect way to join the conversation and have your questions answered.

Posture and Movement

Posture and Movement

Learn the Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) problem-solving process, therapeutic handling, and clinical decision-making process when treating children that display motor and sensory problems.

Designing Sensory Diets

Designing Sensory Diets

Discuss how to create powerful sensory diets precisely tailored to each client’s unique clinical picture, and learn key observational skills necessary to assess the impact of sensory diet activities on core and breath activation.

Gravity & Sensorimotor

Gravity & Sensorimotor

Learn how a variety of intervention strategies and the use of gravity can enhance development, especially in the areas of sensorimotor processing, reflex integration and motor coordination.

Performance, Precision, Power

Performance, Precision, Power

Learn to apply sensory diets, to design sensory-supportive environments, and the use of sound as a tool.

Support for Listening

Postural Support for Listening

This practical, activity-oriented workshop is meant to augment the “Listening with the Whole Body” course. Content will focus on home and/or school programming recommendations for novel and exciting activities to use with Therapeutic Listening.

Vestibular Treatment Perspectives

Vestibular Treatment Perspectives

Take your understanding of the vestibular-proprioceptive systems to a new clinical level and join Mary Kawar and Sheila Frick as they provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the vestibular and proprioceptive systems in everyday life.

Bilateral Integration

Bilateral Integration

Learn the essence of bilateral integration from a cognitive, as well as, a physical perspective. Fabricate a water-filled tube called the “Flow”, practice a variety of total body flow moves, and more.