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June 2018

Sensory Savvy Kids — Sponsored by South Dakota OTA

Thursday, June 14, 2018
6:30 pm
- Friday, June 15, 2018
4:00 pm
Sioux Falls, South Dakota,

At Sanford USD Medical Center.

Thursday, June 14, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.    Sensory Savvy Activities at Home and School.  Evening presentation for parents or caregivers and their child.  Carol Kranowitz and Julia Berry, Head of School at St. Columba’s Nursery School in Washington, DC, will invite the group to participate in hands-on, three-dimensional activities for all kids, especially those with sensory processing challenges, autism, and other developmental delays.

Friday, June 15, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Making Sense of Children’s Senses.  All-day presentation by Carol and Julia for occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, other clinicians, students, and more. The program will include:

  • — SPD Basics
  • — What We See in School
  • — Sensory Challenges and Sensible Solutions
  • — The Big Outdoors

Click here for information about registration.

September 2018

40 Fun & Functional Activities to Get Kids “In Sync” — Sponsored by Wyoming OTA

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
Casper, Wyoming,

Two-day, joint presentation by Carol Kranowitz and Virginia Spielmann, OTR, Associate Director of the STAR Institute in Denver.  (Virginia will speak on “Sensory Integration and Affective Processing Across the Life Span.”)

Click here for registration information.


The Out-of-Sync Child: SPD — Sponsored by Teva School

Friday, September 21, 2018
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Falls Village, Connecticut,

In-service training for staff of the Shomrei Adamah program of Teva School.  Teva School (an arm of Hazon, the non-profit “Jewish lab for sustainability”) offers environmental education programs for middle-schoolers that immerse them in the natural world and provide structured activities to sensitize them to nature’s rhythms.  Experiential learning fosters Jewish, ecological, and food sustainability.

October 2018

Out and About with the Out-of-Sync Child — Sponsored by STAR Institute

Thursday, October 11, 2018
10:15 am
- 11:15 am
Atlanta, Georgia,

At STAR Institute’s 21st International “3S” (Strategies, Science & Success) Symposium, which focuses this year on Regulation: Foundation to Function.  (The Symposium begins on Friday, October 12.)

STAR Institute has teamed up with local community partner, Building Bridges Therapy, for this year’s Pre-Symposium Parent Workshop (8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.), titled Sensory Processing Disorder: How It Affects the Child, Parent and the World Around ThemClick here.


November 2018

Understanding & Honoring Kids’ Sensory Sensitivities — Sponsored by Parenting ADHD & Autism Academy

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

“Understanding and Honoring Kids’ Sensory Sensitivities” — insights into how SPD affects children with autism and how parents can support them.  Carol’s discussion on Tuesday, November 6, is one of 31 topics at this free, on-line Parenting Autism Summit.  The summit runs November 5 – 9, 2018.  Sponsored by Penny Williams and Sarah Wayland, PhD, at the Parenting ADHD & Autism Academy.   Click here.

December 2018

The Ripple Effect of SPD — Sponsored by GWU Graduate School

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Alexandria, Virginia,

Presentation about how a child’s SPD affects the family — for The George Washington University Graduate School’s “Human Development: Child and Family” class.

February 2019

The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up — Sponsored by Golisano Children’s Hospital

Saturday, February 2
Naples, Florida,

All-day, co-presentation with Kim Clairy, an occupational therapist who has autism.  The sponsor is the Pediatric Specialty Clinic of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida.

For information about the conference, click here.

The Out-of-Sync Child — Sponsored by Future Horizons

Friday, February 15
12:30 pm
- 2:00 pm
Charlotte, North Carolina,

Autism conference with Jed Baker, PhD, and Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L.

To register, click here.

April 2019

The Out-of-Sync Child: SPD — Sponsored by Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake

Saturday, April 6
Delta Marriott Hotel, Hunt Valley, MD,

Morning breakout session (75 minutes): “The Out-of-Sync Teen: Growing Up with Sensory Processing Disorder”

Lunch session (30 minutes):”QUINKS: Quick, In-Sync Activities for Those Moments When You Could Use a Little Boost”

Afternoon breakout session (75 minutes): “Stretch Your Child’s Passions Using Sensory Activities”

At the 10th Annual Honestly Autism Day in Hunt Valley, Maryland.  The conference theme is, “Passion, Persistence, Perspective.”  Sponsored by the Partnership Project, a collaboration of the Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake, Baltimore County Public Schools, and the Department of Special Education at Towson University.


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