Policy, Research, and Best Practices  

(The live conference was held on June 2-3, 2023)
Thank you to everyone who attended and participated!  The handouts and certificate of attendance can be obtained from the 
TOTA Learning Management System (LMS) 

Recorded sessions now available!  




Jean Polichino, OTR, MS, FAOTA
Conference Coordinator


Keynote: Kristin McGuire, MPA, TEA Senior Director of Special Education Programs and Policy

Continuum of Services for Students with Disabilities in Schools



Featured Speaker: Susan Bazyk, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Every Moment Counts: Promoting Mental Health Throughout the Day



Jessica Barreca, PT, DPT and Amy Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHSc

Optimizing Collaboration to Maximize Student Outcomes: Inter-agency Process and Product

Francine M. Seruya, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA and Mindy Garfinkel, OTD, OTR, ATP

Practical Strategies to Transition from a Caseload to a Workload Model in School-Based Practice


Beth Goodrich, OTR, ATP, PhD, FAOTA
Lois Goodin, DPT
Kathlyn Reed, PhD, OTR, MLIS, FAOTA

Primitive Reflex Assessment/Intervention addressing Learning Differences

OT Focus Breakout Session
Amy Collins, OTR, MOT

Dysgraphia - What's my Role?

PT  Focus Breakout Session
Edward A. Wright, MD

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Gait Deviations in Cerebral Palsy


TOTA  Approved
TPTA  - The live conference  was approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 9.50 CCUs for PTs and PTAs. Individual courses have not been approved.

Conference cancellations were required in writing to [email protected] by May 23, 2023. Cancellations received before the deadline are eligible to receive a full refund of registration fees, less a 10% administrative fee. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be available for registrants who are "no shows."