The Masgutova Method® is a set of programs focused on the restoration and maturation of primary movements, reflexes, coordination systems, skills for optimal performance of natural mechanisms, developmental processes, brain functioning, and sensory-motor integration. You can read more about Reflexes and MNRI HERE.
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The Mission of the Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute (SMEI) is to provide health, wellness and educational professionals, parents, and caregivers with non-invasive techniques to address maturational, developmental, and life challenges.
Learning Objectives: MNRI® Toolbox for Dyslexia
Describe how Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration provides the basis for the successful support of individuals with dyslexia and supports positive changes in motor, behavioral and emotional responses and cognitive/academic tasks.
Open for Learning: Greeting the body
Motor Control: Copying from the board and handwriting
Ability to Listen: Note taking, lessen distraction of background
Reading with Ease: Better retention, Ease of eye movements, comprehension
Writing: Getting Ideas on paper, Ability to find the right word, organizational skills
Spelling: Differentiation of similar sounds, visualizing words
Spatial-Temporal: Left-right differentiation, telling time, orientation in space
Selective-Perception Focusing: Figure-ground, Focus control
Memory: Sequences, Time tables, Names
Thinking: Speed of internalization, Ability to study, focus, memorize, and think
Creativity-Motivation: Motivation to succeed, Self-expression, Emotional coherence
Hour 1: Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration
Hour 2: Behavioral-cognitive links in individuals with challenges
Hour 3: Reflex circuit functioning
Lunch 1 hour
Hours 4-6: Reflex patterns
Hours 7-8: Reflexes from a standing position
Hours 1-3: Auditory perception and processing through reflex patterns development
Hour 4: Basis for the formation of motor-cognitive coordination and fine motor skills
Lunch 1 hour
Hour 5: Protection, fear and amygdala interactions as a reason for challenging behavior
Hours 6-8: Individual programs using this MNRI® Program
Financial Disclosure: Patricia Shackleford receives a stipend based upon an enrollment percentage.
Non-financial Disclosure: No relevant relationship exists.
No relevant relationship exists.
Course Disclosure: The Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute has developed and patented a licensed technology trademarked as MNRI®. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products. This presentation will focus exclusively on MNRI® and will not include information on other similar or related products or services.
Special Needs Requests: If you require special accommodations, please notify SMEI at email@example.com at the time of registration so that needed accommodations can be made prior to the course.
Course Completion Requirements: This course is not approved for partial credit. Participants must attend the course in its entirety to receive continuing education units.
Speech Language Pathologists, Speech Language Pathologist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, Nurses, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Educators, Psychologists, Physicians, Massage Therapists, Mental Health Counselors, Other Health Care Providers, Parents.
Courses are subject to cancellation due to lack of minimum required participants registered for the course within 21 days of the course start date. Full refunds will be issued if the course is canceled due to the low number of attendees.
We recommend that attendees who will be flying do not purchase their flight until after the 21 day window has elapsed to avoid a nonrefundable circumstance with the airline. SMEI is not liable for any ticket costs related to the course being canceled. SMEI is not liable for any costs related to transportation (airline tickets, train, taxi, etc) due to the cancellation of an event.
Participants who wish to transfer registration and payment to another
SMEI course may do so up to 21 days prior with no penalty. If within the
21 days, a 10% administration fee will be charged.
*Participant must have selected the course they wish to transfer to at the time of the request. All refunds will be held until the transfer course has been selected.
* A 2.5% transaction fee (processing fee) will be withheld on all refunds that were processed using credit card/Pay Pal. If a participant wishes the refund to be paid directly to their account via credit card/Pay Pal, the participant will be charged an additional 2.5% transaction fee (processing fee). Refund by check is available upon request. For questions contact us.
Course Hours: 16
CEUs: This course is offered for 1.6 ASHA CEUs
(Introductory level, Professional area)
This course is offered for 1.6 AOTA CEUs / 16 Contact Hours
(Introductory; Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation, Intervention)
CE Hours: This course is offered for 16 NCBTMB CE Hours