Aneta Profile 2

Aneta Schwieterman, M.Ed

Certified Sensory Integration Therapist, Certified Listening Therapist, Special Needs Teacher

Astronaut Training Trained, Wilbarger Therapressure Technique and Oral Tactile Technique Trained
Clinical Assessment of S.I. Difficulties in Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities Trained
Feeding Difficulties and Sensory Issues Trained
Owner/Executive Director 

 

Professional experience

2017 Registered Home Tuition – Department of Education and Skills

Since 2008 Health Service Executive in Kilkenny, Ireland, education and therapy of children suffering from autism spectrum,

2003-2005 Psychological and Pedagogical Counselling Centre in Sucha Beskidzka (Poland)
Position: Teacher, educationalist, scope of duties: Assessment of educational needs of children and teenagers suffering from various problems in the school environment, e.g. learning disability, developmental dyslexia, as well as diagnosis and therapy of children and teenagers with various kinds of disability (slight, moderate and
severe mental disability, autism, multiple disabilities).

2003-2004 I conducted the SAPER Prophylaxis and Parenting Programme, providing solutions to help stop aggressive behavior among teens in lower secondary school classes at many schools, e.g. School No. 2 in Sucha Beskidzka, Lower Secondary School No. 2 in Lachowice, Lower Secondary School in Budzów,(Poland)

2012 – Diagnostic internship at Sensum Mobile in Warsaw under the supervision of Zbigniew
Przyrowski, M.A. Clinical Psychologist, Sensory Integration Therapist/Instructor

2012 – Diagnostic internship at the OKNO (WINDOW) Foundation for the Families of Children with Autism
and Other Dysfunctions under the supervision of Magdalena Okrzasa, M.A. Psychologist, Sensory Integration
Therapist/Instructor

2014 – Volunteer Occupational Therapist, Unique Prints Pediatric Therapy Services, Inc., Denver, Colorado, USA

 

During my studies I completed many work placements

2001-2002 Primary School in Stryszawa
2000-2001 Penal Institution in Wadowice
1999-2000 Children’s Home in Jaszczurowa

 

Professional Qualifications

2013 – University School of Physical Education in Krakow Occupational Therapy

 2001-2003 – Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Major: Social rehabilitation pedagogy with elements of prophylaxis

Qualifications : Master’s Degree

(Level 9 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ))

Teacher Training College in Bielsko-Biała (1998-2001)
Major: Social rehabilitation pedagogy
Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree

Beskid Centre of Teacher Development in Sucha Beskidzka(Poland)
(2003-2004)
Major: Special Needs Education

Polish Association of Sensory Integration Therapists (PSTIS) in Warsaw
Sensory Integration – Foundations and Neuroscience (Theory and Intervention),February 2009

Sensory Integration – Assessment, Clinical Reasoning and Advanced Treatment, June/ July 2009

 

Professional Development Courses Completed

  • Feeding Difficulties and Sensory Issues, 8-9 October 2015 in Dublin
  • 4th European Sensory Integration Congress, 11th – 12th September 2015, Birmingham UK
  • Clinical Assessment of Sensory Integration Difficulties in Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities, Presented by Dr Teresa A.May-Benson, Sc.D.,OTR/L, FAOTA, June 2014
  • Astronaut Training, Presented by Mary Kawar, September 2013, Dublin
  • Sensory Defensiveness, A Comprehensive Treatment Approach, 3 day course including training in the Wilbarger Therapressure Technique and Oral Tactile Technique  presented by Patricia Wilbarger & Julia Wilbarger,September 2012,Dublin
  • “The Out of Sync Child :How to understand sensory processing disorder” presented by Carol Kranowitz,author of The Out of Sync Child, Katowice, April 2012
  • Speech Therapy and Sensory Integration, organised by PSTIS in Warsaw, October 2009
  • Autism – disorders and pedagogical therapy, Rehabilitation, Education and Parenting Centre, organised by the Polish Association for People with Mental Disorder in Tychy, April 2004
  • Saper, that is how to help eliminate aggression, Educational Centre of the Association of Christian Parenting Works, Kraków, October 2003
  • First Aid Course, Red Cross, Kraków, August 2008
  • FETAC 5 First Aid Course, Ireland, February 2009
  • Course for the position of teacher at recreational establishments, Polish Association of Youth Hostels in Bielsko-Biała, February 1999
  • Lomi Lomi Massage, Kraków July 2011

 

Memberships

Member of the Polish Association of Sensory Integration Therapists (PSTIS) in Warsaw

Member of the Sensory Integration Network in the UK