APT therapist's often blends Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking Curriculum into their treatment sessions or in specific social skills groups. For many individuals, the process of communicating and interacting with other individuals is anything but natural. While these challenges are commonly experienced by individuals with autism spectrum disorders (high-functioning), social communication disorder, Asperger's, ADHD, nonverbal learning disability (NLD) and similar diagnoses, children and adults experiencing social learning difficulties often have received no diagnosis. During social skills training, therapists offer a range of strategies that address individual strengths and weaknesses in processing social information.
Strategies for Picky Eaters
Presented by Cara Snell, MS, OTR/L
How your child interprets sensations in the world also impacts thier experience with food. We will discuss some small changes and strategies to help build their confidence and comfort as an eater.
When: May 9, 2023
9am to 10am
Free Parent Webinar
Sensory Defensiveness: A Comprehensive Approach
Presented by Julia Wilbarger, PhD, OTR.
Sponsored by APT
Sensory defensiveness is a serious sensory modulation
problem that is rarely correctly identified and
infrequently treated directly and effectively. This
workshop will introduce an in-depth, clinical approach
to treating sensory defensiveness.
When: May 19-20, 2023
8:30am to 5pm
APT Vancouver Clinic
Parent Support Groups
APT partners with Swindell's Resource Center to provide Sensory Seminars PDX once a month at Providence. For more info go to: www.providenceoregon.org/
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