Talks, Interviews and Webinars
(May 2022) Penny Williams, coach of neurodiverse families, and Carol talk about sensory processing differences (SPD) in Episode #172 on the always informative Parenting ADHD Podcast. Click here to listen.
(April 2022) A further conversation with Veronica Hunter of ADHD-What Now? focuses on how ADHD and SPD overlap and some ways we can tell them apart. Knowing which one is affecting your child can help you get the right treatment. Click here to watch the video.
(April 2022) In a conversation with Len and Cass Arcuri of Autism Parenting Secrets, the topic is fun and functional ways that parents and teachers can help autistic children with sensory processing challenges to get “In Sync.” This is Episode #96, Part 2. Click here to listen.
(April 2022) Chat with Veronica Hunter of ADHD – What Now? Up to 40% of children with ADHD also have sensory processing differences. ADHD and SPD are “look-alike” conditions, because of similar symptoms such as inattention and constant activity. Here are some tips for telling the difference. Click here to watch the video.
(March 2022) In conversation with Len and Cass Arcuri of Autism Parenting Secrets, the topic is sensory processing integration and how parents can learn to address a child’s unmet sensory needs. This is Episode #93, Part 1. Click here to listen.
(April 2022) Conversation with Patricia S. Lemer (author of Outsmarting Autism) on her radio program, “Autism Detectives.” Interview topics include how SPD affects kids with autism; updates including more information about autism and ADHD in the 3rd edition of The Out-of-Sync Child; and the calendar of fun activities for all children, A Year of Mini-Moves for the In-Sync Child (co-authored with Joye Newman). Click to listen.
(April 2022) Interview with Dayna Abraham at Lemon Lime Adventures, entitled “Sensory — Why Should I Care?” Click here to watch and listen. During the interview, Dayna doodles …
(February 2022) Interview with Penny Williams in the “Decoding Behavior” Summit, sponsored by The Behavior Revolution. This 2022 Parenting ADHD & Autism International Summit offers top insights and strategies to address behavior with compassion, grounded in brain science, and honoring neurodiversity.
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(February 2022) Conversation with Jackie Flynn, the host of Play Therapy Community podcast. The discussion is one of the “Brain & Body” sessions at the 3rd Annual Innovative Child Therapy Symposium. The symposium’s categories include:
- What We Say and How We Say It Matters
- Play and Expressive Arts Therapies
- Support for Child Therapists
- Child Therapy Tips and Techniques
- Brain and Body
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(February 2022) Conversation with Stephanie Pitts and Rachel Kapp, two educational therapists in southern California. This is Episode 195 in the Author Series on their Learn Smarter Podcast, which helps parents understand their children’s learning challenges.
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(October 2021) Sponsored by the Parent Network of Western New York. Here is the recorded webinar where Zoom participants brushed up on sensory processing differences while learning some fun In-Sync activities that restore calm and also enhance sensory, perceptual, and visual motor skills.
(August 2021) This interactive workshop shows parents how to engage their kids in some fun and functional sensory-motor, perceptual-motor, and visual-motor activities from the In-Sync Child method. The workshop is part of the Virtual Summit, “Sensory Processing in ADHD,” sponsored by STAR Institute.
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(June 2021) Interview with Penny Williams, of Parenting ADHD and Autism. In this episode #130 of the Parenting ADHD Podcast, you’ll learn about all eight senses, what it looks like when a child seeks or avoids stimuli in each sensory area, and some activities to strengthen the child’s sensory experience in this world.
(June 2021) Q & A event and delightful conversation with Ana Elisa Villalaz S., founder of The Global Autism Summit. Our main topic is how to recognize children’s sensory processing challenges and how to provide on-the-spot help.
(May 2021) Joye and Carol are interviewed about the In-Sync Child Method and their new calendar, A Year of Mini-Moves for the In-Sync Child, with 52 weekly schedules to keep kids moving and having fun. The interview is in English and is translated into Greek.
(April 2021) Joye Newman and Carol talk with Jackie Flynn, Founder of EMDR & Play Therapy Integration Support and the host of Play Therapy Community, about the In-Sync Child philosophy and many fun activities.
(December 2020) In conversation with Amanda Walker, Learning & Development Coach and Parent Educator at Whole Brain Connections, Carol offers several fun activities from the In-Sync Child program at the online conference, “Raising Uniquely Wired Kids: Parenting with Peace, Connection and Confidence.”
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(December 2020) Online workshop in the “Connections” series sponsored by Growing Healthy Children Therapy Services in Rescue, California. The talk features five activities from the In-Sync Child program webinars (developed with perceptual-motor therapist Joye Newman), with a “how-to” approach.
In November, an interview with Brigitte Shipman, BMV Life Coach and founder of the Mother’s Guide Through Autism Show. The hour-long program covers Carol’s unexpected journey of becoming an SPD expert while teaching preschool, leading to her current focus on promoting In-Sync activities for all children.
In October, an interview with Ilia K. Walsh, Executive Director of The Spectrum Strategy Group. This one-hour podcast, Episode #33 in a series called, “Autism in Real Life,” focuses on sensory processing challenges and practical strategies to help those who have an autism spectrum diagnosis.
In October, an interview with Matt George at Sensory-Friendly Solutions. This hour-long conversation is Episode #5 in a 10-part deep dive into the world of your senses, sensory sensitivity, and sensory overload. Occupational therapist Christel Seeberger and the Sensory Friendly Solutions team selected this interview as one of three to be included in the Sensory Integration Education Virtual Autumn Conference in the United Kingdom.
In June, an interview with Laurie Dupar (Nurse Practitioner, 20-year ADHD veteran, and founder of International ADHD Coach Training Center) at the 10th annual Succeed with ADHD Video Summit. The 51-minute interview is one of 26 talks about specific topics on ADHD to help children and adults thrive.
In June, Future Horizons sponsored this 47-minute webinar about fun activities for children stuck indoors because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Aired May 7 at www.ADDitude.com, this hour-long webinar-on-demand, with Lindsey Biel and Carol Kranowitz, provides information about the brain and a sensory-rich approach suitable to your child during the COVID-19 crisis.
On-line summit, “Raising Children with Challenges: Celebrating the Uniqueness of Every Child,” aired March 20-22, 2018.
A discussion of SPD with Susan Shiffelman. Many other educators, therapists, and professionals offer their insights and suggestions in the summit. To purchase recordings, click here
Posted January 23.
A Debinar with Dr. Deb Em Wilson about SPD’s effect on adolescents and young adults.
Deb Wilson, founder of S’cool Moves, is a reading specialist, collaboration coach, and passionate advocate for children who think and learn differently. Her special interest is in helping occupational therapists collaborate with teachers in schools.
Aired in November. Interview with Rhianne Crispe, an Australian occupational therapist and parent of children with SPD, at Homebase Hope, a podcast dedicated to empowering and inspiring parents of children with autism. Discussion covers what SPD is, how it impacts your child, and what you can do to help your child.
Posted November 4 at BAM Radio Early Childhood Development.
Interview with Rae Pica and Jill Berkowicz, Ed.D. “Cliff Notes” on Sensory Processing Disorder — What are the indicators in a classroom setting? How can teachers effectively respond?
Rae is an early childhood education keynote speaker and an active learning and moving expert. She helps educators focus on whole child development and hosts the BAM Radio Network, reaching a wide audience of people passionately committed to quality education. Jill is an author, consultant, and adjunct professor at SUNY New Paltz.
Posted September 26 at TiLT — The Place for Parents Raising Differently Wired Kids.
Interview with Debbie Reber, founder of TiLT. Topics include what sensory processing is, how to recognize it in kids, what it looks like at different ages, and the efforts to get SPD fully recognized as a disorder.
This guest Q&A is with Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A., a former teacher who speaks internationally about SPD’s effect on children’s learning and behavior and how families, teachers, therapists and other professionals can help. Her first book in the “Sync” series, The Out-of-Sync Child, was recently selected by Brain, Child magazine as one of the top ten books about children with disabilities. Carol’s new book, The Out-of-Sync Child Grows Up: Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder in the Adolescent and Young Adult Years, has just been published.
Kerry Magro asks: Hey, Carol! Can you tell us more about why you decided to pursue a career as a music and movement teacher?