While our Fall School Health Presents Series is underway, we invite you to watch our recorded sessions
from the spring. Our resident experts speak about the most important topics affecting our students.
Vision & Hearing Topics:
Audiometer vs OAE: How
They Work and Why Both Are Valuable
Learn about how and when to incorporate Audiometry and OAE into a hearing screening program. Includes a demonstration on both an audiometer and an OAE, how an OAE can contribute to better outcomes, reviewed results, the latest automation, and funding this equipment.
How Instrument-Based Screening Can Help Improve Your Vision Screening Program
Learn how the Welch Allyn® Spot® Vision Screener can improve screenings in your school and head start programs. Includes a live demo, discussion of the results, how those results can contribute to better outcomes, and strategies to obtain and fund this equipment.
Considerations for Resuming Hearing Screening During
Review general recommendations for staff and student safety as you make plans to resume required hearing screenings in educational settings. Review Considerations by the American Academy of Audiology, CDC, and American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Guidance on screening for Early Head Start, Head Start and School-Aged Children. We review evidence-based vision screening tools and recommendations for consideration by the AAP, the CDC and The National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness.
Athletic Tapes; Choosing the Right Ones For Your Program
Explore the different athletic tapes for your sports medicine program and learn about options from trusted brands like Johnson and Johnson, Mueller and Cramer. There will also be a review of stretch tape options as well as tape accessories, giving you insights and brands to consider.
Heat Illness Prevention and
Heat Emergency Preparedness
This session will give insight on choosing products for hydration and nutrition to help prevent heat illness. Greg will also showcase some of the recommended equipment sports medicine programs can use for heat monitoring and treating extreme heat emergencies.
Foam and Felt Products: Choosing the Right Solution
Foam and felt products have many different uses for protecting an athlete or correcting an issue. Lear about the different varieties, including thickness, density, size, materials, and ways to meet the demands of an injury or for treatment of a specific area.
Athletic Training Kits; Choosing and Designing the Right One
Get insight on choosing or designing the right athletic training kit for every athletic trainer or sports medicine program. Whether you are looking for a personal carry, team kit, or extended travel gear, we share current popular brands and the latest innovations.
Learn about fun group games for summer camps and programs for grades K-12. Tim covers group games great for Summer Camps, Parks and Recreation programs, Physical Education courses, and any program looking to play games in a group setting.
Learn about innovative games and equipment to help you meet the needs of your Adapted PE students. Tim showcases some exciting products that can assist students with vision and hearing impairments, gross and fine motor skills, and more!
BRAINball™ is an innovative and unique physical education learning system backed by 18 years of research, proving increased scores in math, spelling, and reading. During this session, Tim focuses on these games: Word Tag, Word Race, Math Race, and Tic Tac Toe.
Learn tips on how to transition students back to school with a focus on distanced PE games, set up, and how to manage a class in a gym setting while keeping the students separated. Guidelines based on current SHAPE America school reentry considerations.
Understanding and Utilizing Federal Funding for Special Education
Dr. Ray will break down the three major funding sources and differentiating how they can be used through specific references from actual government documents. He discusses templates for how to utilize those funds with an eye towards both what the actual funding numbers might be for your district, as well as how to best provide for your own program.
Dig into assessments, transitions
and curricula that can help better prepared for meeting the needs of all of our students. Learn how to identify assessments, describe transitioning curricula and activities to assist student movement, and understand how to better support students through created curricula and curricular supports directed towards the specific levels of each individual.
Creating a Sensory Space in a Post-Pandemic Environment
In this session, Dr. Ray takes us through the planning, design, and implementation of Sensory Rooms and Sensory Spaces, as well as addressing the greater need for them in our districts. We address common myths about sensory rooms as well as look at what products make the most sense based on the type of area you are looking to create for your students.
Supporting Students with Dyslexia in Multiple Environments
This session kicked off our Special Education series with resident Special Education Expert and Internationally Recognized AT Speaker, Dr. Raymond Heipp. This presentation focuses on the topic of Dyslexia as we review current tools and approaches to working with students who have dyslexia both in the classroom and in other external environments.