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Baffling Babies: Sensory Tools for Infants and Tots

When: October 13, 2018
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Alsip
5000 West 127th Street
Alsip, Illinois  60803
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Kids in Motion, Inc
Contact: Renee Rowley, PT Clinic Director

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Baffling Babies: Sensory Tools for Infants and Tots

Course Description: This one-day seminar is designed to offer practical sensory-based strategies to improve each child’s ability to function in natural environments during every day routines. A variety of sensory-safe tools will be presented which enrich sensory experiences both for young children whose nervous systems are challenged (sensory processing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, or learning disorder) and for children who are neuro-typical in their development. Use these sensory “tools” in naturally occurring daily routines in your child’s home, childcare center, early intervention program, or preschool. When the question is asked, “Is it sensory or behavior?” reframe it by asking, “Are there sensory issues that are driving the behavior?” Topics include Fussy Firecrackers, Nighty Night, Busy Bees, and more! Updates in the latest research on sensory integration and sensory processing will be discussed. Characteristics of the different types of sensory processing disorder will be identified. Treatment videos and case studies will be shared. Dress comfortably to personally experience how movement can affect alertness!


Speakers: Susan Swindeman OTR/L and Maureen Kane-Wineland PhD, OT/L


Course Objectives:

Course participants upon completion will be able to:


  • Demonstrate a general understanding of sensory integration theory
  • Identify characteristics of sensory processing disorder in infants and toddlers
  • Discover practical sensory-based strategies to help infants and toddlers through daily routines
  • Understand the importance of early engagement
  • Identify strategies to facilitate early engagement

Click here to download the course brochure and registration form.


Program Content Area: Pediatrics
Course Type: Lecture
Instructional Level: Basic, Intermediate
Intended Audience:  PTs, PTAs
CE Contact Hours: 5.5 CE
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #38-7312

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