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