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by Tina Champagne
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sensory modulation- disabilty in prison settings
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: sensory modulation- disabilty in prison settings

In the case these tools do not help due to the inability to complete them, there is also a great CAREGIVER questionnaire called the Sensory Integration Inventory Revised. This is used when a client is not capable of an interactive eval with a higher level of cognitive or physical engagement. https:/...
by Tina Champagne
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sensory modulation- disabilty in prison settings
Replies: 3
Views: 673

Re: sensory modulation- disabilty in prison settings

Greetings There are a variety of tools that can be used. IN my book I have a couple of questionnaires. One is the Sensory Defensiveness tool. I have another called the Sensory Modulation tool although that looks at more than just modulation. The Adult/Adolescent Sensory History by Teresa May Benson ...
by Tina Champagne
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Assessment of weighted interventions
Replies: 5
Views: 3480

Re: Assessment of weighted interventions

Greetings, There are many assessments that are done as part of creating the OT profile that can contribute to understanding what may or may not help. The youth's needs, preferences and occupational goals are the most significant part of the assessment. That said there are a variety of other formal a...
by Tina Champagne
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code
Replies: 7
Views: 19032

Re: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code

Check with your facility's person responsible for purchasing furniture. They should know of vendors that sell furniture that will meet your organization's fire codes.
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code
Replies: 7
Views: 19032

Re: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code

Check with your facility's person responsible for purchasing furniture. They should know of vendors that sell furniture that will meet your organization's fire codes.
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sensory Profile for acute psychiatric service-users
Replies: 6
Views: 13404

Re: Sensory Profile for acute psychiatric service-users

Hi Cady
Yes - the Sensory Integration Inventory Revised is very good for that population. You will want to get individuals who know the person the best to help complete it.
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sensory Profile for acute psychiatric service-users
Replies: 6
Views: 13404

Re: Sensory Profile for acute psychiatric service-users

Hi Cady
Yes - the Sensory Integration Inventory Revised is very good for that population. You will want to get individuals who know the person the best to help complete it.
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Free Webinar: Champagne (2011)
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

Free Webinar: Champagne (2011)

Hello all
This is still available for those interested! Sensory modulation and trauma informed care - 1 hour webinar.

https://www.pearsonclinical.com.au/sensory-modulation

Tina
by Tina Champagne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: safety and use of weighted blanket
Replies: 6
Views: 6663

Re: safety and use of weighted blanket

This is an example of a policy but it is important to create your own with your organization's leadership, risk management team and OT knowledgable on the subject to be sure you do not receive misinformation. Tina SAMPLE: Therapeutic Use of Weighted Modalities Policy NOTE: Those using this sample mu...
by Tina Champagne
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restraint alternatives
Replies: 1
Views: 884

Re: Restraint alternatives

In addition, consider the home environment. Make sure he has a space he can retreat to and use for self-regulation purposes. Help him and his caregivers to plan out a daily routine with prevention as well as deescalation interventions that are practical built in (with flexibility). If he does not ha...
by Tina Champagne
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code
Replies: 7
Views: 19032

Re: Sensory Room Furniture- that meets Boston fire code

Sorry but I am not aware of where to get such a table other than the vendor listed.
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Assessment of weighted interventions
Replies: 5
Views: 3480

Re: Assessment of weighted interventions

Cathi,
Great news! I am glad they have your leadership!
Best,
Tina
by Tina Champagne
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Assessment of weighted interventions
Replies: 5
Views: 3480

Re: Assessment of weighted interventions

Greetings, While I cannot make specific recommendations to you due to liability reasons I can tell you that in my own practice, when I have done enough training and all the things you talk about are in place, and the culture, policies, and leadership of the unit/setting supports proper use, I have d...
by Tina Champagne
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Champagne's Books
Replies: 0
Views: 2612

Champagne's Books

Hello all, If you are interested in ordering my books: 1. Sensory Modulation & Environment: Essential Elements of Occupation Three vendor options: - Pearson Australia: https://www.pearsonclinical.com.au/products/view/363 - Pearson UK: https://www.pearsonclinical.co.uk/AlliedHealth/BestsellingInterve...
by Tina Champagne
Tue May 08, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: weighted vest contraindications
Replies: 1
Views: 2607

Re: weighted vest contraindications

Greetings
I am not aware of anything published on this particular set of contraindications so I would consult with the client's ortho doc before doing anything more than you have with weighted modalities.
Best
Tina