Train the Brain! - Short Course

This course provides the latest evidence in motor learning for children with and without disabilities. Carlo will discuss the research findings and rationale behind such principles as the provision of demonstration, variability, frequency, specificity and salience. Participants will learn how to incorporate these principles in the child's therapeutic intervention and daily routine to help with generalization of skills and improve participation at home, in school and in the community. 

Closed Captioned in English.

BONUS: PRACTICAL TOOLKIT - Fillable Worksheet: Train the Brain and Resources: Websites and Must-Reads

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Train the Brain! Short Course

Watch and Re-watch! 60-day Access

Questions regarding payment or purchase order? Email Carlo at [email protected]


What therapists say about this course

Provided some "aha!" moments. Great review plus some new material. Appreciate the information describing the motor learning principal rich classroom. 

– PT with 30 years experience

Thank you! The course was very informational and will be beneficial in school OT setting.

– OT with 1 years experience

This course helped me re-focus myself and my practice to what’s important in the session/ intervention.

– PT with 20 years experience

INSTRUCTOR: Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA served as Director of Physical Therapy for the NYC Department of Education, where he oversaw a program with over 700 PTs working in more than 1,500 schools. He is project manager of research on normative data for five mobility tests for school-aged children, & co-founder of




At the completion of the course, the learner is expected to:

  1. Identify the 2 appropriate ways of assessing motor learning
  2. Describe the latest evidence with regards to at least 5 motor learning principles 
  3. Determine ways to incorporate 3 motor learning principles into the home, community or school environment to promote ADLs, mobility, play & leisure or work skills.


  • Background: Motor Learning and Assessment: 25 minutes
  • Motor Learning Principles: 63 minutes
  • Post-test: 10-item multiple choice. 70% correct answers required to receive a certificate


1.5 continuing education hours of training are awarded to learners who complete this course.

  • Apply EBP, LLC is an approved provider of CEUs for PTs and PTAs in IL, NY; and for OTs and OTAs in IN, IL, NY, and AOTA (see imprimatur below for details).
  • This webinar is approved for PTs and PTAs in AR, CA and OK.
  • This course has been approved by AR PT board.
  • These OT state boards accept approval by AOTA, other state boards or associations: AL, AK, AR, DE, DC, FL, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OR, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WI and DC.
  • These PT state boards accept approval by other states boards or AOTA: AK, AZ, DE, HI, IN, KY, MI, MT, NC, ND, OR, PA, RI, TN, UT, VT, VA, WI, WY and DC.
  • These states do not require pre-approval of courses or have no CE requirements for OTs and OTAs: AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA, HI, ID, IA, KS, ME, MA, NE, NJ, UT, WA, WV and WY.
  • These states do not require pre-approval of courses or have no CE requirements for PTs and PTAs: AL, CO, CT, GA, IA, KS, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, and WA.
  • If you would like to obtain CEUs for another state, please email us.

Learners must watch the video and complete course requirements, including scoring 70% or higher in the post-test to receive a certificate. Five (5) post-test retakes are allowed; if you exceed this limit, please email us.


  • You will have access to this course for at least 60 days.
  • There is no cancellation once course is purchased. Please email us if you have any questions.
  • Apply EBP, LLC abide by all provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Apply EBP, LLC is committed to equal educational access for individuals with disabilities. Apply EBP, LLC does not discriminate against any individuals with disabilities from registering or attending any of our courses. We work closely with venues to ensure that facilities utilized are accessible. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact us via email or phone (646-269-9039) with requests for accommodations. Apply EBP, LLC will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations.