- Participants will learn about the signs of developmental and/or academic delays and its relationship to Play Therapy.
- Participants will learn how to help parents deal with news of developmental and/or academic delays and incorporate activities viz a viz play therapy.
- Participants will learn how to partner with the school, teachers, play therapist, parents and child once an educational delay has been diagnosed.
- Participants will learn that some educational delays may not be apparent and or detected/diagnosed until later in a child’s academic career by either the school district or partnering with the play therapist.
Barb McMahill has been a teacher for 27 years, 5 years in special education, 18 years at the 5th grade level and 4 years at the 6th grade level and 10 years teaching night class at the college level. She has her undergraduate from Missouri Western and her Master’s from Avila University.