Interactive Metronome is currently offerring three free introductory courses for OT/COTAs, SLP/SLPAs, PT/PTAs, ATCs, Educators, Licensed Rehabilitation, Medical, and Mental Health Professionals, Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Psychologists, and Chiropractic Care Professionals.
This presentation will review the clinical research supporting the role of rhythm and timing on a wide array of human function. In addition, this session will provide an overview of the use of rhythm and timing exercises (specifically the Interactive Metronome) that have been shown to improve cognitive and motor function in pediatric and adult rehabilitation. We will give examples of IM’s use in speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the research supporting the importance of rhythm and timing (motor planning and sequencing) to all areas of rehabilitation
- State the correlation between rhythm and timing deficits and cognitive and motor deficiencies
- Be aware of the role of advanced technology in improving rehabilitation outcomes
Course Meets Requirements for:
1.0 Contact Hours SLP/SLPA (ASHA) = 0.1 CEUs
1.0 Contact Hours OT/COTA (AOTA) = 0.1 CEUs
1.0 Contact Hours AT (BOC) = 1.0 CEUs