Fall 2018 Saturday Seminar
November 10, 2018 10 AM to 3 PM
Location: Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main Street, Concord MA
Certificate of Attendance: 5 PDPs awarded to participants
Techniques and Tips for Your Sensory Tool Kit*
Featuring Lisa van Gorder, OTR/L, CEIS
This workshop will give early childhood teachers an understanding of sensory processing disorders. Focus will be on the ability to identify what may or may not be sensory issues, giving strategies on how to treat issues in the preschool classroom, and how to use those strategies. Additionally, this workshop will address topics on how to use sensory activities to increase attention and how to create a functional sensory diet.
*This workshop includes material applicable to the needs of diverse learners and children with special needs. [EEC Core Competency Area 1]
ABOUT OUR PRESENTER: Lisa van Gorder, OTR/L, CEIS, is the owner and Clinic Director of Integrated Children's Therapies. Lisa’s experience working in outpatient clinics, schools, and with early intervention programs has given her good insight on how to facilitate, and obtain functional goals for children with a variety of diagnoses. She has additional expertise with feeding issues while also being instrumental in creating and coordinating a variety of feeding groups for children with multiple needs. Furthermore, she has been a contributing author for several publications, writing chapters on handwriting, the scope of occupational therapy, and occupational therapy and play. Lastly, Lisa is certified in Sensory Integration, a provider for The Listening Program, and is a Certified Early Intervention Specialist.
TOTAL COST: $70 (for 5 hr training, workshop materials, light lunch)
Please be aware that “eventbrite” charges a fee to register online so that the total online cost is $72.19 per spot. To avoid that fee, mail in a check using the mail in form.
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