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Addressing Sensory Challenges Through Collaboration & Team Empowerment - Diana Henry, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA Systems change occurs when everyone on the team, including family, school and community providers 'owns' a piece of the sensory puzzle. Putting the pieces together requires collective team empowerment. Using the new SPM and SPM-Preschool Diana will share how she encourages every person in the child's life to join in.
As an occupational therapist for over 35 years, Diana helped develop the Children's Center; established in 1984; consulted with Arizona schools, wrote books, DVDs and webinars, co-authored the Sensory Processing Measures and has taught throughout the world supporting children and adolescents with difficulty processing and integrating sensory information.
Breakout Sessions by Diane Henry:
Sean Barron will share personal stories to explain the 10 unwritten rules and patterns of social relationships and why they are important.
Sean is a graduate of Youngstown State University and the co-auther of two books on autism. "There is Boy in Here: Emergging from the Bonds of Autism" was written with his mother, Judy Barron, and "Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism" written with Temple Grandin. Sean Considers himself as "healed" from autism, because it no longer affects his day to day life. In 1992 he began to to speak publicly at autism conferences about his experiences.
Breakout Sessions by Sean Barron:
Other Conference Highlights:
✔ Making Habilitation Work For You And Your Family *
✔ Q & A With DDD *
✔ Positive Behavior Support
✔ Importance Of Building Parent/Child Relationships
✔ Civitan Transition And Residential Program *
✔ Behavior Assessments In Schools
✔ A Discussion With The Arizona Superintendent Of Public Instruction *
✔ Teaching Social Skills
✔ Self-management System To Increase Peer Interaction
✔ Classroom Wide Intervention For Problem Behaviors
✔ Apps For The iPad
✔ Cogmed Therapy
✔ Music Therapy
✔ Teaching Social Referencing
✔Introducing New Foods To Picky Eaters
✔ ASU Autism/Asperger's Research Program Update
✔ Toxins In The Environment - *
✔Implementing A Nontoxic Home Environment *
✔Stem Cell Therapy *
✔Behavior/Mood Problems In Adolescent Autism: Use Of Newer Psychiatric Medications
✔ Financial aid available for families with household income under $50,000/year.
For more information call us at (480) 831-2047 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 3, 2011 to ensure availability.
Early Bird Registration: Registered and paid by
April 22, 2011
Regular Registration: Registered and paid after
April 22, 2011
* For Parapro/Hab Rate: Include letter from agency stating you work with autistic children/adults and that your salary is below $15/hour. Register only by mail/fax.
* For Student Rate: Include copy of your transcript showing that you are taking 12 or more credits. Register only by mail/fax.