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Making Sense of the Sensory World: Helping Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder Understand Sensory Processing

November 1 @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Making Sense of the Sensory World: Helping Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder Understand Sensory Processing

This 2 ½-hour workshop will introduce parents, caregivers and professionals supporting persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to the distinct ways in which persons with ASD may experience sensory stimuli. Participants will review the senses and sensory systems that impact everyone in different ways and learn strategies that may assist a person with ASD in coping with sensory stimuli.

As a result of participating in this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • identify sensory differences
  • describe strategies that may assist a person in managing sensory stimuli
  • describe the importance of collaborating with an Occupational Therapist

Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Making Sense of the Sensory World: Helping Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder Understand Sensory Processing will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The Zoom link will be e-mailed by a Kerry’s Place staff two business days before the event start.

To participate, the following is required:

  • mobile device, tablet or computer
  • internet connection
  • speakers and a microphone
  • webcam

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Cost: $100 per person

Cancellation Policy:

Cancelled by Kerry’s Place: Kerry’s Place may cancel a program due to low enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If this occurs, and the activity cannot be rescheduled, a full refund will be issued with no administrative fee charged.

Cancelled by Supported Person/Family (as applicable): Cancellation must be received at least 7 days before the start of the workshop/training. A full refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be applied when 7 days’ notice is provided. If 7 days’ notice is not provided, a full refund will only be issued if the vacancy can be filled. Refunds will not be issued for a missed day during a training session.


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Date:
November 1
Time:
6:00pm - 8:30pm
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