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Ms. Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



Weckherlin, Nicole

St. Louis, Missouri (MO)  
United States of America (US)
Workshop Presentations8th Annual 2013 Greater St. Louis Area Home Educators Expo (2013, MO)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Using the ipad as an Effective and Productive Educational Tool
In this presentation, the focus will be on classroom productivity and functional academic independence.  Participants will learn about the iPad and various apps and how to effectively integrate their use in their learning environment.  Such technology has dramatically changed the game for children with special needs.  Emphasis will be given on how to complete worksheets, journals and other assignments.  Other areas include accessing curriculum materials and textbooks, as well as modifying and adapting educational activities.  Features of the iPad will be discussed, especially in terms of organization and accessibility.  The overall focus of this presentation is using the iPad as an effective and productive tool.

Nicole's Achievements
  • Licensed and registered occupational therapist
Weckherlin's Bio

Nicole Weckherlin, OTR/L is a licensed and registered occupational therapist currently working in the Cerebral Palsy Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  The CP Center provides the comprehensive services of a pediatric neurologist, nurse practitioner, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, orthotists and seating and mobility specialists.  While Nicole provides OT consultation in a variety of areas including upper extremity function, ADLs, assistive technology, sensory integration, splinting, adaptive equipment and school issues, these last few years have evolved into making her primary focus the iPad and how it can be an effective and productive classroom tool. 

Prior to joining the CP Center in 2010, Nicole worked for 13 years in the school setting.  Nicole has also taught a pediatric course and lab for St. Charles Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.  While Nicole’s main focus is pediatrics, Nicole continues to work in adult rehabilitation and skilled nursing settings.  Nicole received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Saint Louis University in 1998.

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