New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

Sensory vs. Behavior in Pediatrics

  • 31 Jan 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • MA College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Manchester, NH


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Topic: Sensory vs. Behavior in Pediatrics

Continuing Education: 0.2 CEUs / 2 Contact Hours / 

2 Clock Hours / 2 PDUs *

*In accordance with NBCOT and AOTA guidelines, the NHOTA is now providing conversions for all possible ways to log continuing education credits.

Day/Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Venue: MA College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2nd Floor, Room MBNT210), 22 Fir Street, Manchester, NH 

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Cost: Members - $20

            Non-Members - $35

          Students - $5 (Please bring your student ID)

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Presenters: Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L and Joan Kurr, OTR/L

Presenter Bios: 

Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children and adolescents diagnosed with autism and sensory processing disorders. Gwen is the owner of Sensational Brain LLC and creator of BrainWorks sensory diet tools. She presents to audiences nationwide on topics related to sensory modulation and self-regulation. She lives in Galesburg, Michigan, with her husband and three teenage daughters.

Joan Kurr is a graduate of UNH in 1990. She works as a school based occupational therapist in Auburn and Hooksett New Hampshire School Districts. She is also the Secretary for NHOTA.


1. Discuss the ABC method of behavior analysis.

2. Delineate proactive and reactive strategies to address difficult behaviors.

3. Recognize the role of sensory strategies in minimizing maladaptive behaviors.

New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Association   

Office: 1 Simons Lane, Suite 2, Newmarket, NH 03857
Mail: P.O. Box 842, Durham, NH 03824 
Phone: (603) 868-7475

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