Upcoming Speakers

Eileen Richter, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA

Ms. Richter graduated with a BS in occupational therapy from the College of St Catherine and earned her Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health from the University of Minnesota. She has over 40 years of pediatric experience in a variety of settings, including children's hospitals, public schools, preschools and neonatal intensive care units. She has extensive background in sensory integration theory and treatment, is NDT certified, and has completed the NDT Baby Course. She has lectured throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Asia on topics related to sensorimotor integration, oral motor/respiratory development and pediatric occupational therapy. 

Ms. Richter helped establish and Co-Directed the Avanti Camp in Wisconsin (a sensory integration summer camp for children with sensory processing disorders) for many years. Ms. Richter has been instrumental in bringing continuing education opportunities to thousands of therapists around the country through Professional Development Programs and is now developing therapeutic equipment and other resources under the brand Richter Active Integration Resources (RAIR).

 

Ms. Richter has published several professional books and articles on sensory-motor integration assessment and treatment for children with developmental delays and sensory processing dysfunction, including, MORE: Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions, the MORE DVD and Out of the Mouths of Babes, Sensorimotor Integration for Developmentally Delayed Children and The Sensorimotor Performance Analysis.

 

Learn more about Eileen at: www.richterair.com; www.eppicot.com

 
Disclosure Statement: Ms. Richter has an ownership interest in Richter Active Integration Resources.  She receives royalties from her publications and therapeutic equipment. Ms. Richter receives an honorarium for presenting her courses.
Upcoming Events

Live Webinar

The Pervasive Impact of Breath on Function: What to Know and What to Do

September 29, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

CEUs: 3 Contact Hours (.3 AOTA CEUs)

Cost: $90* USD

*Group discount for $5 off for groups of 5 or more  

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On-Demand Webinar

Using Gravity to Facilitate Sensory Motor Development in Infants & Young Children

Available: November 16, 2020 to December 13, 2020

CEUs: 5.25 Contact Hours (.525 AOTA CEUs)

Cost: $180* USD

*Group discount for $10 off for groups of 5 or more  

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Patricia Oetter, MA, OT, FAOTA

Ms. Oetter earned her bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Kansas and her master's degree in Special Education with special emphasis on Behavior and Learning Disorders from Kansas State University at Fort Hays State. 

 

Clinically, Ms Oetter is an occupational therapist with over 40 years of pediatric clinical experience in sensory integration therapy, Therapeutic Listening, Samonas Sound Therapy, Cranial Sacral therapy and neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT).  Her work encompasses many disability groups from newborn to adult, especially infants and children with oral motor, learning, communication and/or behavior disorders.  For her contributions to Occupational therapy she has been honored as a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and awarded two Service Awards as well.

 

Currently, Ms. Oetter is a private consultant for families, school districts, and service providers in both the public and private sectors specializing the in provision of diagnostic, therapeutic intervention, and program development services. 

 

Ms Oetter also has coauthored a number publications including, MORE: Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions, of which she is the primary author, the MORE DVD and Out of the Mouths of Babes.  She has contributed numerous articles and book chapters over the years.

Learn more about Patricia at:  https://www.eppicot.com/

 
Disclosure Statement: Ms. Oetter receives royalties from her published works through Pileated Press, LLC. She receives an honorarium for speaking. Non-financial: Ms. Oetter volunteers her services at Camp Avanti each year.
Upcoming Events

Live Webinar

The Pervasive Impact of Breath on Function: What to Know and What to Do

September 29, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

CEUs: 3 Contact Hours (.3 AOTA CEUs)

Cost: $90* USD

*Group discount for $5 off for groups of 5 or more  

Email at Education@integrativeot.org for a coupon code

Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR
Kim Barthel is a sought-after speaker and occupational therapist, best-selling author and internationally recognized clinician in the area of childhood trauma, attachment theory and sensory processing. Kim provides cutting-edge insights into the neuroscience of childhood trauma and travel extensively worldwide to educate and empower therapists, educators, parents and caregivers to support vulnerable children. Kim’s mission is to support the conscious evolution of the human spirit.
Learn more about Kim at: https://www.kimbarthel.ca/
 
Disclosure Statement: Ms. Barthel is co-founder of Relationship Matters Consultancy, Inc. Ms. Barthel receives an honorarium for speaking. She also receives revenue from any direct sales of her publications.
Upcoming Events

On-Demand Webinar

Trauma-Sensitive School Based Practice In Turbulent Times

Cost: $215* USD 4-part series, $55 USD per individual session

*Group discount for $10 off for groups of 5 or more  

Email at Education@integrativeot.org for a coupon code

Sheila Frick, OTR/L

Sheila M. Frick; OTR/L, is an internationally esteemed clinician, lecturer and pioneer in Occupational Therapy. She has over 20 years of clinical experience, having worked in psychiatry, rehabilitation and home health before specializing in pediatrics. Her expertise includes sensory processing dysfunction, sensory integration and auditory interventions. She created and continues to expand Therapeutic Listening®, which she has taught to over 10,000 therapists worldwide. She also lectures on such topics as clinical neurology, respiration, the vestibular/auditory system, and various auditory interventions. She is the creator and author of Listening with the Whole Body, and co-author of Core Concepts in Action, Astronaut Training, and Out of the Mouths of Babes.

Learn more about Sheila at: https://vitallinks.com/

 

Disclosure:

Mrs. Frick is president of Therapeutic Resources, Inc. of which Vital Links is a subsidiary.  She receives an honorarium for speaking.  Mrs. Frick is married to Ronald Frick, president of Vital Sounds, Inc.

Upcoming Events

Live Webinar

Inner Ear, Inner Drive: Unlocking the contributions of the auditory & vestibular systems October 20, 2020, 9 am – 12 pm CST

Cost: $90* USD

*Group discount for $5 off for groups of 5 or more  

Email at Education@integrativeot.org for a coupon code