An Introduction to Sensory Processing Differences Zoom Session
It Takes A Village is a new program of useful, interesting, and fun events for families, carers and children diagnosed with Kleefstra Syndrome and other rare disorders, being bought to you via a joint collaboration between KleefstraSyndrome.org and IDefine.org.
Beginning on Saturday August 14th, It Takes A Village will be held every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month, rotating Saturdays and Sundays at 4pm GMT (11am EST).
Our first session is “An Introduction to Sensory Processing Differences”. The session will be delivered by Laura Graham, Occupational Therapist and Advanced Practitioner in Sensory Integration UK, Laura has a special interest as she has a nephew who has been diagnosed with Kleefstra Syndrome.
The session will last roughly 45 minutes, and will cover:
- The links between sensory processing and Kleefstra Syndrome.
- You will learn about all of the senses and how your child may under or over respond to input.
- Explore how sensory processing issues can impact upon everyday activities and participation in activities such as family outings, educational pursuits and other daily
- Learn what occupational therapists can do to help and what questions are useful to ask of your OT.
Laura is happy to respond to any questions you may have. Please send them to her by Friday 13 th August, 6pm GMT, to firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will respond during the
Future sessions and events will be advertised on our website and Facebook page, and if you have any special requests for sessions, as members, you are welcome to send in your ideas via email to email@example.com.
In anticipation of your requests we already have a Music Therapy session set up for Saturday 11th September at 4pm, with Cindy Jo Morison, Music Therapist and Neurologic Music Therapist, who has held sessions for our community before. 11th September is another date for your diaries. Keep a look out for the link.