Nicole M. Sergent and Lacy Morise receive compensation from MedBridge for this course. They are also co-creators of 123 Play with Me child development resource cards and owners of Milestones & Miracles
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationship exists.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Lacy Morise, MS, CCC-SLP
Lacy Morise, MS, CCC/SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist working in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Lacy is an independent contractor for the West Virginia Birth To Three Program (early intervention) working with children aged 0-3 and their families. The combination of skilled rehabilitation with the educational component of coaching families on shaping their…Read full bio
Nicole Sergent, MPT
Nicole Sergent, MPT is a pediatric physical therapist living and working in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Nicole is an independent contractor for the West Virginia Birth To Three Program (early intervention) working with children aged 0-3 and their families. The combination of skilled rehabilitation with the educational component of coaching families on shaping…Read full bio
1. The State of Education
This chapter will give background information that sets the stage for this lecture focusing on life for a typical American student and factors that influence their education.
2. The World at a Glance
Exposure to how other countries tackle universal challenges within education and diverse viewpoints towards educational models can enhance therapists’ ability to support school staff. In this chapter we will look at how the United States compares to other countries in terms of approach and education and associated success.
3. Factors That Influence Learning: What can't be changed
There are several factors that educators and therapists are unable to directly change yet they still have a strong influence on how a child learns. In this chapter we will explore those factors and learn what we should consider when applying them to daily practice.
4. Factors That Influence Learning: What CAN be changed
This chapter will cover brain-based facts that affect learning that therapists and educators have the opportunity to change through purposeful and research-based intervention.