The Training Institute

We are excited to be hosting our first of many events on May 31 - June 1, 2018. The content of this course is directly relevant to how children should learn through play. We hope that you will join us for this informative and exciting learning opportunity. If you would like to attend this training, click on this paragraph to register and you will be directed to

This workshop will focus on play as a vehicle for learning for children with developmental challenges. Current information on Neuro Developmental Treatment and Sensory Integration will provide the foundation for analyzing and applying play to assessment and intervention with children of all ages to attain functional skills.


(2 days) May 31, June 1

Julie Pitz, NDTA Education Coordinator
800-869-9295 •

Lezlie J. Adler, OTR, C/NDT


Day 1

8:00 - Registration
8:30 - The evolution of play, and how it leads to developmental competence, and skill

  • A model for assessing essential elements to gain specific functional skills
  • Mobility
  • Daily Living Skills
  • Tool Usage
  • Oral Motor Function
  • Respiration
  • Matching play with function
    12:00 - Lunch (on your own)
    1:00 - Critical elements in Neurodevelopmental Treatment and Sensory Integration, and Motor Learning
    4:30 - Adjourn

    Day 2

    8:00 - Sign In
    8:30 - Critical elements in Neurodevelopmental Treatments and Sensory Integration
    11:30 - Children with Challenges (video demonstration and discussion)
    12:00 - Lunch (on your own)
    1:00 - What does Motor Learning have to do with play and function?
    2:00 - Stump the Stars - the art and science of intervention
  • Group Problem Solving - Functional Problems Addressed Through Play
    4:00 - Final Questions and Discussion
    4:30 - Adjourn


    Scottish Rite Facility

    2553 Washington Rd

    Augusta, GA 30904