New Hampshire
Occupational Therapy Association

2014 NHOTA Spring Event

  • 03 May 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
  • Centennial Hotel, Concord NH
  • 25


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Featuring Dr. Amy Pruszenski's presentation on "Post Traumatic Visual Syndrome" and Angela Hanscom, presenting "The Ultimate Sensory Experience - TimberNook

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Session Objectives: At the end of each presentation participants will be able to:

Dr. Amy Pruszenski: “Post Traumatic Visual Syndrome”

- Describe a basic understanding of our two visual


- Identify why visual deficits occur after TBI

- Explain how to utilize different treatment options

for post traumatic visual syndrome for both adults and children

Angela Hanscom: Timbernook “The Ultimate Sensory Experience”

- Discuss the importance of empowering children to

take appropriate risks while exploring play outdoors

- Describe how schools and playgrounds can

support children through outdoor play

- Identify the importance of outdoor space for play

and leisure for both adults and children

- Explain the history of TimberNook and its role in OT prevention of sensory dysfunction in children and the treatment of children with sensory processing disorders

Angela Hanscom MS, OTR/L

Angela Hanscom is a pediatric occupational therapist, with her masters in occupational therapy since 2003. Angela founded Natureʼs Stepping Stones in 2010 in hopes of re- connecting children to nature at an early age. She started the TimberNook movement in 2013 to share her unique and successful nature camps with organizations that have the drive and the passion to make a difference in childrenʼs lives.

Dr. Amy Pruszenski (O.D., F.C.O.V.D)

Amy D. Pruszenski, O.D. originally started Visual Victory Training Center as part of her family eye care office, Harbor Eyecare Center, P.C., located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire since 1998. Visual Victory Training Center is dedicated to developmental and rehabilitative vision services which includes vision therapy. Her patients range in age from young children with vision problems that interfere with reading and learning to senior citizens who have suffered vision problems due to brain injury or stroke.

TOTAL CEU’s: 6.0

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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