Zones of Regulation Assistive Technology Overview. Marcia Obukowicz Marciaoat.wikispaces.com [email protected] 715-453-2141.
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This will be a networking meeting session with Marcia Obuckowicz from CESA 9. She will be focusing the session on the following topics:Zones of Regulation—Marcia will be doing an overview of the program, and will be referencing the book, The Zones of Regulation. Participants will have the opportunity to purchase the book through CESA 8 during the registration process.The information on Zones of Regulation will provide participants background knowledge if they are planning to attend the training on March 28th in Wausau. This is a cooperative training with CESA 9, and Leah Kuypers, author of Zones of Regulation, will be the presenter.Using AT with your students. What is new? What is working? Questions?Bring your iPad, laptop, or other devices that you may have questions about.
Author: Leah Kuypers
I can’t focus on the combination of my locker cuz the guy on my right and left don’t leave me enough space to reach the lock. I feel like those poor bugs, just pinned there. Sometimes I just freeze until they leave. I know they think I am weird… When I walk down a crowded hallway it feels like everyone is sticking me with knives, I can hardly breath, my heart races, I try to just look straight ahead. Kids think I am stuck up because I don’t talk to them. But seriously, walking down a crowded hallway for me is torture. So I duck in the bathroom until its over and then I am late. Do you think I am crazy? Everyone else does….
The road trip:
Quiet talking in the van
Driver confusion on which way to turn, “working a cognitive task”
Girl in back starts singing a tune to friend
5. I blow by hitting, kicking and scratching
4. Right before I blow I run out of the room if I can
3. I start swearing/ talking back, drop my work on the floor
2. I don’t understand the homework or Roger is kicking my desk and I feel mad and tense
1. I feel ok
5. Emily is a danger to self and others
4. Needs a safe space within the room to run too
3. Often miss the under her breath words, already firing up when I here it
2. Challenging to catch
1. On task
Student works with staff to create the scale that will be used. Goal is # 1.
Student works on executive function and some emotional regulation
Position, Touch and Movement
Taste and Smells
He does reactions/ emotionsrealize…
Enough Good thoughts
Erica Albright reactions/ emotions: I think we should just be friends. Mark Zuckerberg: I don't want friends. Erica Albright: I was being polite, I had no intention of being friends with you.
Mark Zuckerberg: I think that went well. That is except for that breaking up and no friends' part of course.
The Social Network