Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): Controversial Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): Controversial Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment
Jacqueline Dobres, MS OT R/L, BCBA

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Treatment of sensory integration is widely used but recommendation though research is limited.  This presentation will focus on the current evidence that is available, discuss the need for additional research, and explain how to cautiously apply the current evidence to practice.

ASHA: 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level


CMH: 2.0 

available at the CEU SmartHub

Jacqueline Dobres, MS OT R/L, BCBA is an experienced behavior analyst with experience in early intervention, private school, public schools, consulting to public schools and in-home settings, with supervision experience of both staff and graduate students, including development and implementation of research based staff
training model. Jacqueline Dobres specializes in conducting preference assessments, functional analyses, behavior
plans, educational programs, data collection systems, motivation systems and data analysis.
Jacqueline Dobres is currently a behavior analyst at the Piscataway Public School District.

    1. discuss sensory processing disorder as a theoretical and clinical diagnosis.
    1. evaluate research related to sensory processing disorder according to acceptable levels of evidence and discuss clinical applications
    1. analyze data related to sensory integration activities that also compare it to other clinical dimensions (i.e. attention, escape from work).

This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.

Financial— Jacqueline Dobres receives a speaking honorarium from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference

Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial

5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction

50 mins – Literature Review and Methodology

55 mins – Results and Recommendations

10 mins – Q&A

Part A

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