Occupational therapy department , Choithram Hospital & ResearchCentre organised one day CME on "occupational therapy for Autism'"addressing sensory, motor, behaviour, school, core issues and social skill aspect of children with Autism. This workshop gave intervention aspect which is itself is unique. This workshop benefited pediatrician to understand when and where occupational therapy services are important & required, counsellor /special educators / speech therapist for approaching team efforts in treatment of autism and Occupational Therapist to upgrade their interventional methodology.
It is second consecutive workshop organised by Occupational Therapy choithram Hospital Indore and only instute in central India organised so (not even college of Occupational Therapy ,SAIMS has organised yet).
Chief guest : Dr. Kamna Jain , HOD pediatrics CH& RC, spoke about services developed and benifitted for child in NICU, early intervention and ofcourse in habilitation/rehabilitation phase at our center. She also emphasized on team approach.
Speakers: 1) Dr. Anant Sharma (OT), CH & RC delivered talk on sensory processing and behaviour issues in relation to neurological development of child as well as diagnosis and intervention based on different frame of reference.
2) Dr. Sarang Puranik (OT), KEM hospital, Pune spoke about importance of core muscles, specific behaviour issues and social skill development in children with Autism.
Organizer: Occupational Therapy department, Choithram Hospital Indore