New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Upcoming events

    • 26 Sep 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • University of New Hampshire

    Topic: The Role of OT in Vision Rehabilitation

    CEUs: 2

    Day/Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Venue: University of New Hampshire, 105 Main Street, Durham, NH - Hewitt Hall, Room 139

    Cost: Members - $10

              Soon-to-be members - $20

              Students - FREE


    Parking Information: 

    Please park in “F Lot” on College Road, located next to the Air Force ROTC Zais building and the Fire Station, across from Morse Hall.

    Parking in F Lot is FREE after 6PM – no permit required.

    Click here to view the UNH Parking Map


    Presenters: Lydia DeWitt, OTR/L 

        Nancy Druke, MSW, LICSW


    Lydia holds a Master’s degree in occupational therapy from Elizabethtown College, is a nationally board certified and registered occupational therapist (OTR), and currently holds a license to practice in the state of New Hampshire. Prior to her employment at Future In Sight, she worked in an outpatient setting at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center working with individuals with a wide range of injuries and debilitating chronic conditions. She has also spent some time working with children with disabilities in Romania.

    Nancy has been with the Future In Sight since October of 1999. Her prior experience includes 10 years working in the field of rehabilitation in acute hospital facilities. Nancy is responsible for overseeing the Education and Adult service programs provided through the NHAB. She is active in the professional membership organization AERBVI and has been on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Chapter since 2000, including serving a term as President. She is also a member of the NH Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.


    Goals:

    1. Participants will gain an understanding of the history of vision rehabilitation.

    2. Participants will learn of different assessments that are used.

    3. Participants will learn of treatments and devices commonly used.
    • 21 Oct 2017
    • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Manchester Campus)


    NHOTA Annual Conference 2017

    Reflect, Act, Inspire: 

    Occupational Therapy for the Next 100 Years


    Day/Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

    7.5 CEUs

    Venue: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Manchester Campus), 22 Fir Street, Manchester, NH 

    Online Registration Closes Oct. 19!


    Cost: 


    Members

    -Discount Rate - Register before

          Sept. 30: $175

    -Regular Rate - $190


    Soon-to-Be Members 

    -Discount Rate - Register before

         Sept. 30: $210

    -Regular Rate - $225


    Student Rate - $25


    Retiree Rate - $85


    *Add $20 for Walk-In Registration*


    CANCELLATION POLICY:  Cancellations received by 10/14/17 will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee. No refund requests will be accepted on or after 10/15/17 due to catering commitment.  



    Need a place to stay on Oct. 20th?

    LaQuinta Inns & Suites (21 Front Street, Manchester, NH) is offering a special rate of $139/night to NHOTA Conference attendees!  Complimentary hot breakfast included.  Click here for more details.

    HOW TO BOOK: Call 603-669-5400 and ask for a Pinkerton Class Room

    HOTEL BOOKING DEADLINE: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017

    HOTEL CANCELLATION POLICY: 24 hours in advance to avoid 1 night room & tax penalty



    Agenda:

    Registration

    Business Meeting - 0.5 CEU

    Keynote - 1 CEU

    Morning Session - 2 CEUs

    Lunch, Legislative Updates, Awards, Raffles, Posters, & Vendors - 1 CEU

    Afternoon Session - 2 CEUs

    Closing Activity: Kindness COnnecTions - 1 CEU



    Presentations to include:

    • Paul Bonzani: Clinical Examination and Treatment of Wrist Pathologies
    • Simon Carson and Heather Coles: Current Approaches in Cognitive Rehabilitation for Individuals with Mild-to-Moderate Cognitive Impairment
    • Amy Craig: Clinical Case Studies and Instruction for the Bioness Integrative Therapy System for Vision, Perception, and Executive Functioning (Morning Session) / Will Lautzenheiser: OT Practices Pre and Post Arm Transplantation Surgery (Afternoon Session)
    • Donna Downing and Susan Noyes: Reviewing the Evidence for OT Interventions in Behavioral Healthcare
    • Laurie McIntosh and Patricia Dukeman: Providing Accessible Text to All Students Using Chrome Extensions
    • Heidi Robertson: Reflex Integration: What You Need to Know and Why They Are So Important

    AND

    Keynote Speaker Will Lautzenheiser


    Click here for presentation details!


    Haven't signed up for your session track yet?

    If you were not prompted to choose a session during your registration process, please call our office at 603-868-7475 or email NHOTA@lexian.com and tell us your preferred session number (please choose ONLY ONE).  Hurry - seating may be limited for some sessions!

    Session 1: Clinical Examination and Treatment of Wrist Pathologies - Paul Bonzani (2-Part Session)

    Session 2: Current Approaches in Cognitive Rehabilitation for Individuals with Mild-to-Moderate Cognitive Impairment - Simon Carson & Heather Coles (2-Part Session)

    Session 3: Clinical Case Studies and Instruction for the Bioness Integrative Therapy System for Vision, Perception, and Executive Functioning - Amy Craig (Morning-Only Session) … OT Practices Pre and Post Arm Transplantation Surgery – Will Lautzenheiser (Afternoon-Only Session)

    Session 4: Reviewing the Evidence for OT Interventions in Behavioral Healthcare - Donna Downing & Susan Noyes (2-Part Session)

    Session 5: Providing Accessible Text to All Students Using Chrome Extensions - Laurie McIntosh & Patricia Dukeman (2-Part Session)

    Session 6: Reflex Integration: What You Need to Know and Why They Are So Important - Heidi Robertson (2-Part Session)

    *PLEASE NOTE: All conference attendees will be welcome to attend the keynote address in addition to 1 of the 6 sessions!



Past events

12 Sep 2017 Psycho-Spiritual Integration Theory
12 Jul 2017 The Hemiplegic Shoulder: Problem Solving for Function
22 Jun 2017 Conquering Behaviors From Within
15 Jun 2017 Addressing the Needs of the Stressed and Dysregulated Clients
10 May 2017 Children & Youth SIS - Enhancing Executive Functioning Skills in the Lives of Your Students
06 May 2017 Every Moment Counts - Spring 2017
03 Apr 2017 Cognition: Behavior and Executive Functions
23 Mar 2017 Tools for Emotion Regulation
08 Mar 2017 Providing Accessible Educational Materials on Chromebooks
08 Feb 2017 Brainstorming and Share Out!
15 Dec 2016 Enhancing Fieldwork Experiences to Support Student Development
28 Nov 2016 Introduction to SBIRT
09 Nov 2016 What Makes Me Special! Unique Expressions of Joy Through the Parent's Eye
15 Oct 2016 2016 Fall Conference
05 Oct 2016 Children & Youth SIS: Evaluation Panel - What Are We Including in Our OT Evaluations & How Do We Word It?
08 Sep 2016 Physical Disability & Gerontology SIS
16 Jun 2016 Coping with Anxiety: Learning to Apply Coping Skills to Help Decrease Anxiety
11 May 2016 Children & Youth SIS Meeting
20 Apr 2016 Phys Dis SIS: CMC Arthroplasties
30 Mar 2016 Children & Youth SIS Meeting
24 Mar 2016 Mental Health SIS Meeting
10 Feb 2016 More Executive Functioning and Zones of Regulation
04 Nov 2015 SIS Children & Youth: Executive Function in Students K-12
03 Oct 2015 NHOTA Fall Conference October 3, 2015
23 Sep 2015 SIS Phys Dis Evening Lecture: Soft Anatomy
10 Jun 2015 Ulnar-sided Wrist Pain: Options for Treatment
27 May 2015 OT Children & Youth SIS Meeting: Apps for Education
06 May 2015 Dupuytren's Disease: A Prospectus
15 Apr 2015 OT Children & Youth SIS: Sensory Stations, 4/15/15
11 Mar 2015 OT Children & Youth SIS: Vision Clubs on Wed. 3/11/15
04 Jun 2014 Children & Youth SIS: Zones of Regulation Program, Wed. June 4, 2014
03 May 2014 2014 NHOTA Spring Event
30 Apr 2014 Children & Youth SIS Meeting: "What Color is Monday?" with Carrie Cariello
12 Feb 2014 Children & Youth SIS Meeting: On Target OT
11 Dec 2013 OT Children and Youth SIS Meeting
04 Dec 2013 Phys Dis SIS Meeting: Thermoplastic Splinting Materials
20 Nov 2013 Phys Dis SIS Meeting: MYOFASCIAL RELEASE
30 Oct 2013 Children& Youth SIS Meeting October 30, 2013
25 Oct 2013 2013 NHOTA Fall Event
08 Jun 2013 Maine OT Association 2013 Spring Conference
08 Jun 2013 MeOTA Spring Conference
15 May 2013 Phys Dis SIS Meeting: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
13 Apr 2013 NHOTA Spring Event: Drug Free Interventions for Challenging Behaviors
06 Apr 2013 The Related Service Provider's Guide to Writing Measureable IEP Goals
13 Mar 2013 Children & Youth SIS Meeting
23 Jan 2013 Children & Youth SIS Meeting
02 Nov 2012 Myofascial Release Training Seminar
26 Oct 2012 2012 NHOTA Fall Event
14 Oct 2012 Write On! Understand and treat visual/vestibular based difficulties to improve handwriting
28 Sep 2012 Child Yoga Training
26 Sep 2012 Children & Youth SIS Meeting
24 Sep 2012 AOTA Capitol Hill Day
21 Sep 2012 Spiral Foundation Sensory Integration Course

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

1 Simons Lane, Newmarket, NH 03857
P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
NHOTA Office: (603) 868-7475


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