‘The Getting Kids in Sync’ Workshop Series in Australia

‘The Getting Kids in Sync’ Workshop
A sensory processing approach to challenges associated with Autism, ADHD, Learning and Behavioural Disorders

This presentation is designed for therapists, teachers, parents, caregivers and other professionals who are interested in understanding the fundamentals of sensory processing and its impact on attention, behaviour, social engagement, creative thinking, purpose driven play and learning. Genevieve offers practical and powerful tools to help support children “learn and thrive from the inside out”. Participants will be able to add beneficial experiences to the sensory diets of the children they care for. Respiration and it effects on behaviour, learning and attention will be presented along with practical tools to support the breath at home, in the classroom or in the social environment. Participants will be exposed to a multitude of activities involving rhythm and movement to implement immediately when leaving the workshop with the children they care for. A relationship based approach to interacting with your children to support problem solving, motor planning, creative thinking, building bridges between ideas and social connectiveness will also be presented in specific detail. The speaker will address how sensory processing difficulties affect many children, both with and without the diagnoses of autism spectrum disorders, aspergers syndrome, adhd, add, learning challenges and other developmental and neurological challenges. The speaker will describe how, both recognised and undetected, sensory processing difficulties in children can significantly impact social and emotional relationships, behaviour, attention and learning in the classroom, home and clinic.

When & Where
Perth, WA 7th November, 2008
Brisbane, QLD, 10th November, 2008
Melbourne, VIC, 14th November, 2008
Adelaide, SA, 17th November 2008
Sydney, NSW, 24rd November, 2008

About the Speaker
Genevieve Jereb, OTR is an Australian-born paediatric occupational therapist who presents on sensory processing disorders world wide. She has worked with leading USA clinicians and lecturers collaborating with the well known international lecturers, Carol Stock Kranowitz, Patricia and Julia Wilbarger, Sheila Frick and Colleen Hacker. During her ten years in the USA Genevieve was co-owner of the cutting edge treatment facility, Therapeutic Associates and co-taught the course ’Treatment Perspectives for Sensory Modulation Disorders’.

Early Bird Rate (Postmarked prior to October 7th 2008) – $199 (Professionals) / $189 (Parents)
Regular Rate – $225 (Professionals) / $215 (Parents)

Seating for this workshop is limited so early registration is required. For inquiries, contact Sensory Tools Australia via the following:
Phone/Fax – 0245789798
Email – salesau@sensorytools.net
Website – www.sensorytools.net

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