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"Sensory Modulation and Behavior: How to Help Children with Disabilities Manage Their Sensory Needs"
Event Date: 3/28/2017
Location: Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, OH 43229
Registration Starts: Monday, January 23, 2017
Registration Ends: Monday, March 27, 2017

Registration Details:

This FREE Statewide Conference will focus on the theory of Sensory Modulation and how to best support individuals who struggle managing the sensory information within the school environment.

Program Description:

Many students with autism and other disabilities have difficulty modulating the information that comes through their senses. These students, in either craving sensory input or avoiding it, may have poorly controlled behavior which negatively impacts school participation. This session will focus on the theory of sensory modulation and how to best support individuals who struggle managing the sensory information within the school environment.


Objectives:

Participants will better understand the components of sensory modulation theory.
Participants will be able to identify appropriate sensory strategies to support students given their unique sensory modulation style.
Participants willl be able to describe necessary components for self-awareness instruction.

Speaker:
Dr. Susan Aebker, DHS, OTR/L is an occupational therapist with Montgomery County Educational Service Center on the Autism/Low Incidence Coaching Team.  She has worked as an OT for 23 years and has worked for 12 years with the pediatric population in particular.  She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and the University of Indianapolis with a Masters and Doctorate in health Science with emphasis on Sensory Modulation Issues.

Who Should Attend:
This training is intended for Parents and Educational Team Members (teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers, etc.

CEUS FEE IS $25 (CASH OR CHECK PAYABLE THE DAY OF THE CONFERENCE.  IF PAYING BY CHECK PLEASE MAKE IT OUT TO:  OCECD).  Purchase Orders will not be accepted.

CEUs APPROVED:                                                                                                                                                                                                             Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapists - 5 Hrs.                                                                                                                                  Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities - 5 Hrs.

 FREE Contact Hours will be available.