Sensory Processing, Part 02: Self-Advocacy and Strategies (2-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education
Presenters: Judy Endow, MSW LCSW and Cara Woundy, M.S., OT
Original aired April 12, 2017
Participants will be able to:
- Gain an understanding of how sensory differences may impact an autistic person throughout their lifetime.
- Develop an understanding that the sensory solutions that one may employ to overcome undesirable sensory input are often considered problematic behaviors instead of recognizing that the individual is problem-solving and figuring out their sensory differences.
- Understand the necessity of having a broad range of strategies and tools that the person on the spectrum can choose from to meet their sensory needs across their lifetime.
- Learn about proactive strategies to prevent unwanted sensory input and ways to self-regulate including a sensory scan.
- Learn how individuals with autism advocate for their needs.
- Describe the sensory differences you have observed in an individual with ASD and the solutions they employ to proactively meet their sensory needs input.
- What is a sensory scan and how can this strategy be beneficial?
View the Webinar:
- Sensory Processing, Part 01: Understanding Sensory Differences
- Sensory Processing, Part 02: Self-Advocacy and Strategies
Contact InformationJanet Zimmermann
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