Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Dr. JOHN PAGANO, OTR/L has been a teacher and pediatric therapist for over twenty-five years, working with young children with developmental, behavioral and sensory integration challenges in a variety of settings. He currently works full time in birth-to-three clinics, preschool, kindergarten, and mental health school settings. As a licensed occupational therapist with degrees in early childhood special education and family studies, John brings extensive knowledge and understanding of early intervention strategies for working successfully with young children with special needs.
He is also the author of Powerful Early Intervention Strategies to Help Young Children with Developmental Problems and Challenging Behaviors, the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. As a teacher, therapist, national presenter, and parent, John is recognized most for his sense of humor and deep concern for children with behavioral, developmental and sensory integration challenges. You will leave this seminar with a wealth of practical ideas, strategies, activities, and tips for helping your challenging young students with disabilities.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Excellent material and extremely well presented! I highly recommend this seminar for everyone who works in childcare facilities."
Maxine Crowder-Wilson, Executive Director of Child Development Center
"What wonderful insights - research based and delivered in an animated, relevant and practical way!"
Thea Wilson, Resource Teacher
"Great information for dealing with children with challenging behaviors! Thanks."
Kay Morgan, Physical Therapy Assistant
"I received a lot of practical ideas that can be used in classrooms with children of any ability range."
Rebekah Link, Preschool Teacher
"The information John presented is extremely valuable and the skills I learned will benefit all our children in early childhood education."
Stephanie Pearson, Social Worker
"Excellent! This seminar was very informative and provided information that can be used on a daily basis."
Kristi McCormick, Speech-Language Pathologist
"John offered wonderful tools for use with the students I work with. Excellent information and a highly skilled presenter!"
Laura Lambert, Social Worker
"John works in the real world and gave us strategies that will really work. Thanks for the practical ideas with research to back them up!"
Leah Qualls, Kindergarten Teacher