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Sensory Considerations in ASD

April 12, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ticket Price: Free


3 out of 60 available General Admission

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PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is nearly full for in-person attendance but it will also be offered as a Webinar. Go to http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p+online to join.


Do you want to build your ‘sensory empathy’?  Our sensations impact all aspects of our lives and function, including emotional regulation and new learning.  This workshop will help you learn to identify the different types of sensory inputs that we manage every day, and to give you a better ‘sense’ of how your children and loved ones are impacted by their sensory experiences.  This workshop may be helpful for:  Parents and Caregivers, Teachers and Health Professionals.

Teunisje Gruber, BScOT, MC

Teunisje is a Registered Occupational Therapist, a Canadian Certified Counsellor, and a member of the Launch Team at The Ability Hub.  She has over 20 years of experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families.  She has extensive training in the assessment and treatment of sensory processing disorders (SPD) and she has helped many clients and their families ameliorate their sensory challenges.  She utilizes a strengths-based approach to help her clients create realistic goals and action plans towards better functioning in their daily life.

Sara Baker, MScOT

Sara Baker is a Registered Occupational Therapist and a member of the Launch team. She is experienced in functional assessment of daily living skills and goal management. She is passionate about autism services, having worked in programs offering residential supports, sensory-based programming, and Applied Behavioural Analyses. She has experience in a wide variety of interventions including art-based therapies, anxiety/depression management, and life and vocational skills training.

This workshop will also be offered as a Webinar. Go to http://community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p+online to join.

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