7th Annual Conference

 March 13-14, 2020

  Red Lion Hotel, 
Anaheim CA 

Event Schedule


Conference Schedule Overview

(Presentation topics and schedule are subject to change - Please check back regularly for revisions and additions)

Friday - Webinar

9:00-9:15 Welcome - Lisa Nye and Alicia Cantwell
9:15-10:45          Dr. Roland Rotz, Author of Fidget to Focus: Outwit Your Boredom: Sensory Strategies for Living with ADD  Presenter: Roland Rotz, Ph.D.
10:45-11:00        Break
11:00-12:15        “Ask the Experts” Panel
12:15-12:45 Lunch break
12:45-1:25          WPS Updates – Presenter: Amanda Wynn
1:30-2:10            Handwriting on a Tablet of on Paper – What Difference Does It Make?  A Study with Preschoolers, Second Graders, and Adults Presenter: Dr. Sabrina Gerth
2:10-2:30 NBCOT Updates
2:30-2:40 Raffle and closing
Saturday - Webinar

8:30-8:45  Welcome
8:45-10:15  It’s Not Sensory, It’s Stress!  And the Power of Knowing the Difference  Presenter: Olivia Martinez-Hauge M.A., OTR/L, AMFT
10:15-10:30         Break
10:30-12:00        Improving Executive Function in Children with Special Needs, 
Presenter: Kimberley Lakes, Ph.D.
12:15-12:45          Lunch Break
12:45-1:25          Using Assistive Technology to Promote Occupational Performance & Participation
                            Presenter:   Dr. Douglene Jackson
1:30-2:10   Occupational Therapy Assistants: The Heart of the Profession, 
Presenter:   Meghan Spielman
2:10-2:30 Raffle and Closing

Please let us know if you would be interested in assisting us in coordinating the conference and/or presenting at the conference.  We welcome proposals from individuals at all levels of experience.  This is a friendly audience of peer professionals and we encourage submissions from first-time presenters as well as those who are more experienced! 
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