Jenny L. Clark, OTR/L, has helped children over the past 25 years as a licensed pediatric occupational therapist working as a speaker, consultant, private practitioner at her own clinic (Jenny’s Kids, Inc.), school-based occupational therapist, independent contractor for early intervention services, author, and inventor. Her Sensory Processing Disorder Kit: Simulations and Solutions for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists(AAPC 2006) won the 2007 Media in Excellence video award from the Autism Society of America.
Her passion for developing new approaches to therapy can be seen in her diverse contributions to the field, including the evidence-based curriculum material Learn to Move, Move to Learn: Sensorimotor Early Childhood Activity Themes (AAPC 2004) and the sequel, Learn to Move, Moving Up! Sensorimotor Elementary School Activity Themes (AAPC 2009). Jenny was a contributing author for the book Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals (Greenwood Publishing Group 2007), as well as the author of a chapter in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Foundations, Characteristics, and Effective Strategies (Pearson Publishing 2011). Most recently, Jenny was the technical reviewer for The Everything Parent’s Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder (Terri Mauro, Adams Media 2014). Jenny is the inventor of the patent-pending “Weigh” Cool Bracelet (www.abilitations.com) and her most recent creation, the Letter Treasure Hunt handwriting game (Therapro 2014). She can be reached at www.SPDconnection.com.
Illegible handwriting, also known as dysgraphia, is the primary reason for referrals to therapists practicing in school-based settings. Although handwriting instruction is the responsibility of… read more
Join Jenny Clark, OTR/L, BCP and acquire skills to develop sensorimotor play-based activity lesson plans from the ‘Learn to Move’ complimentary sensory-based curriculum program. This… read more
This course will discuss sensory system dysfunction and how this impacts success in childhood occupations such as sleeping, eating, hygiene, and playing for children with… read more
This course examines the six subtypes of sensory processing disorder (SPD) and distinguishes sensory related behavior for modulations disorder, which impacts regulation and attention, sensory-based… read more
Choosing assessment tools and using clinical reasoning to pinpoint a treatment plan for effective outcomes can be challenging for pediatric occupational and physical therapists. In… read more
In this course, therapists learn to identify sensory modulation challenges in infants and toddlers by utilizing skilled clinical observation, parental input, and assessments. Case studies… read more
In this course, therapists learn innovative ideas on how to integrate health and wellness interventions and strategies into the daily lives of youth struggling with… read more