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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 4/15/2024 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 4/15/2024 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Nicole Herald
Agency Assistant: Nicole Herald 920-855-2114 Ext. 232
Location: CESA 8
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Facility: Aspen
4/22/2024 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

**We will be starting promptly at 8:30, so that we fit accordingly into Courtney's timeframe.**


8:00 - 8:30: Check in, meet and greet.

8:30 - 9:45: On-demand video, CVI in the Occupational Therapy Setting, presented by Nikoletta Livingston, Occupational Therapist, Perkins School for the Blind (2021). In this video, Nikoletta discusses strategies for occupational therapy treatment with students who have brain-based visual impairment, including four case studies.

9:45 - 10:00: Break

10:00 - 11:00: Vision Instruction services, presented by Courtney Franz, Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired, VI Department Lead, CESA8. Courtney will discuss what vision instruction services are, how a student becomes eligible for vision instruction, the ways VI and OT overlap, and how VI and OT can collaborate to assist students.

11:00 - 11:30: Discussion on VI/CVI and occupational therapy services, collaboration with VI teachers and other professionals. Please bring any resources or ideas that you have used with your students to share.

11:30 - 12:15: Lunch

12:15 - 1:30: What’s new? This will include a list of commonly used school-based occupational therapy evaluations and treatment techniques that have been updated within the last 10 years. If you have purchased new versions of standardized tests or treatment protocols, please bring samples to share with the group.

In-district therapists are excused at 1:30. Thanks for joining us!

1:30 - 3:00: Work session for CESA 8 OTRs and COTAs. We will work on enrollments and staffing issues for the 2024/2025 school year.


CANCELLATION POLICY: Any registration cancellation must be received 7 days prior to the scheduled date to receive a refund or avoid invoicing. CESA 8 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 8 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. Registered participants not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 8 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Participants will be notified via email through if a cancellation occurs. Please make sure all of your contact information is correct in DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 8 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 8 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT YOU CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEOTAPE taken during the course for publicity, promotional, and/or educational purposes including but not limited to publications, presentations, newsletters, internet, and social media sources. I do this with full knowledge and consent to waive all claims for compensation for the use or for damages. If you do not consent to this statement, please send a written notice via email to the agency contact listed on the workshop posting.