Sensory modulation skills are an important part of self-regulation. This workshop recording focuses on techniques for creating well-balanced sensory lifestyles for the children in your practice. You will learn strategies for calming children with sensory sensitivities, alerting those who are under-sensitive and for addressing the needs of those who crave sensory input. You will learn how to set up sound therapy for self-regulation in your setting -- without any other additional training. You will be introduced to the Wilbarger Protocol of brushing and joint compressions. You will also be given an introduction to Polyvagal Theory and learn how it affects Sensory Modulation issues.
- Name three strategies each for touch, sound, sight, movement and food sensitivities.
- Demonstrate deep pressure techniques and other sensory-based calming and alerting strategies that do not require special training.
- Learn the art of putting together a sensory lifestyle to counter sensory sensitivities, insensitivities, and cravings.
- Describe how to get a sound therapy program for self-regulation implemented in your setting.
This is an Instructor Version and can be used for groups and training purposes.
Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and author specializing in sensory and modulation issues. She has worked in schools, sensory clinics and medical settings with children and adults, treating sensory disorders, ADHD and autism. Ms. Garland works closely with other health professionals, teachers and doctors to understand and treat underlying sensory, timing, and coordination/motor planning issues as well as overlying socio/emotional behaviours in the symptoms of autism. She is trained/certified in the SIPT, Interactive Metronome®, Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), Therapeutic Listening, Wilbarger's Sensory Defensiveness, the Natural Heart Approach, Mindfulness Training, and Food Chaining. Her book is titled Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders.
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