Making Sense of Sensory Processing

How To Support Your Students

Our Presenter: Anne H. Watson, OT, PhD

Dr. Watson has enjoyed a 40-year career as an occupational therapist. She has a bachelors and PhD in Occupational Therapy and a masters in Rehabilitation Medicine. Most of her career as a practitioner has been in pediatrics, specifically in school-based practice. Dr. Watson has taught graduate occupational therapy students as a visiting and adjunct professor in Virginia, Florida, Maryland, and Texas. The last eight years of her career included management of occupational and physical therapists and she also worked as a special education coordinator. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences nationally, at the state level and the local level. Dr. Watson is now enjoying retirement and continues to serve the profession as an accreditation reviewer for occupational therapy education.

Making Sense of Sensory Processing

Thursday, Jan. 27th, 3:30-5:30pm

This is an online event.

Sensory processing differences is an often-used term that may be applied loosely to explain difficulties some children have with participating in school activities. This presentation is recommended for teachers, OTs, LSSPs, and diagnosticians. The presenter will review specifically the sensory differences associated with autism and ADHD. The presentation also includes a review of intervention strategies that can be used in the classroom to address the behaviors associated with sensory differences and how the efficacy of those strategies can be measured.


Event # 473091

Cost: $20

Evidence Based Practices for ASD

The purpose of this report is to describe a set of practices that have clear evidence of positive effects with autistic children and youth.

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Event # 473091

Cost: $20

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Contact: Fabiana Bezerra, Behavior Specialist for Special Education