Introduction to Brain Gym® for Special Needs Providers
(8:30-5:30pm) Daily (32 contact hrs total)
Janice Fiore has been teaching Brain Gym® classes for over 20 years. This 32 hr experiential course provides an in-depth study of how to use Brain Gym® with children and adults, with specific adaptations for those who have special needs.
Therapists, teachers, caregivers, and parents will benefit from learning how to assess the needs of an individual, develop a Brain Gym® program to meet those needs, evaluate the effectiveness of the program with ways to modify when necessary for best results.
Brain Gym® 170 provides excellent applications for a variety of mental and physical challenges including: sensory integration issues, developmental delays, autism, cerebral palsy, attention deficit disorders (ADD & ADHD), dyslexia, Angelman's Syndrome, Down Syndrome, speech impairment, brain injuries, blindness, deafness and impairments caused by strokes. Brain Gym® is a unique program of physical activities that synchronizes body and mind to enhance learning and achievement for people of all ages and abilities. The foundational activities and methds of Brain Gym® are safe, easy and enjoyable, and they bring about rapid and often dramatic improvements in academics and daily life skills.
Applicable for all ages - students, parents, artists, educators, health care practitioners, and business professionals.
- Fee includes BG101 manual ($45 value) and certificate of completion
- Optional Graduate Credits available
Brain Works Naturally is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy as an approved provider of CEU credit hours for OT's, OTA's, PT's, PTA's & SLP's.
Early Registration (by 2 weeks prior to class) $570 Standard Fee
General Registration (after 2 wks prior to class) $600 Standard Fee
Repeater Fee $300 (No Manual)