Integrating Two Key Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Movement

Presented By: Amy Brewis M.Ed, Owner: Brain FUNdamentals LLC, Licensed Brain Gym® Instructor/Consultant, Specialization in Primitive Reflex Integration

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Presenter Biography:

Amy Brewis is a licensed Brain Gym® Instructor/Consultant and the owner of Brain FUNdamentals LLC. in Westboro, MA. She holds a master’s degree in education and 18+ years of elementary school teaching experience. Amy specializes in teaching & executing Primitive Reflex Integration and Brain Gym®. Using a one-to-one movement-based program, Amy works with children that struggle with Anxiety, Autism, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, and other learning and social-emotional challenges. In addition, she trains parents, teachers, and other professionals in Primitive Reflex Integration and Brain Gym through various courses and workshops. Amy’s passion is helping people understand how movement can affect learning and behavior and teaching ways to bring about positive change.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the underlying causes that can affect cognition, perceptual, sensory, and motor development, sensory processing, and the immune system.
  2. Identify ATNR and Moro reflexes and their primary functions.
  3. Gain an understanding of primitive reflexes and their impacts on development, learning, and behavior.
  4. Learn ways to integrate primitive reflexes with children through movement-based play.
  5. Understand how the Moro reflex can contribute to pediatric anxiety.

Webinar Description:

In this webinar viewers gain an understanding of primitive reflexes and their relationship to movement and brain development. Learn about two key primitive reflexes (ATNR and Moro) and how these reflexes can impact a child’s learning, development, and behavior. Learn ways to help integrate primitive reflexes using movement-based play.

Intended Audience: Pediatric mental health professionals, OTs, PTs, SLPs, educators, and parents.

Length Presentation: 1 hour

Certificate: Included