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The Impact of Sensory Processing Challenges on the Child and how it Affects the Caregiver and the Family: Is It Sensory, Behavioral, or Both?
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM CDT
Category: Gulf Coast East District

Day: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Time: Networking 5:45-6:00 pm; Announcements: 6-6:15 pm;
Educational Offering: 6:15-7:45 pm

Title: The Impact of Sensory Processing Challenges on the Child and how it
Affects the Caregiver and the Family: Is It Sensory, Behavioral, or Both?

Speaker: Leon Washington, PhD, OTR, LMSW, C/NDT
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Texas Woman University
Mr. Washington’s expertise is in children with special needs and their caregivers;
children who are abused and exposed to violence; and pediatric neurological deficits.

Participant Learning Objectives:

1.  Participants will be able to evaluate components of sensory and/or behavioral challenges that underlie performance and participation in meaningful occupations.
2.  Participants will be able to differentiate and analyze personal and environmental factors that enhance or inhibit occupational adaptation, performance, and participation in appropriate occupations.
3.  Participants will be able to create sensory or behavioral intervention strategies to enhance participation in occupations

Viewing Sites for this presentation are:

MAIN SITE: Shriners Children's Hospital
6977 Main St., Houston, TX 77030
Contact Seneca Wilson, 773-480-7799
[email protected]

San Jacinto College - South Campus
13735 Beamer Road Bldg. 1, Room 225, Houston, TX 77089
Contact: Kira Beal 713-303-1841
[email protected]

Pima Medical Institute
11125 Equity Drive, OTA classroom (229) on the second floor, Houston, TX 77041
Contact: Barbara Palmer - 713-778-0778, Ext. 26148
[email protected]

University of Texas Medical [email protected] Galveston, School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd., Room 2.304, Galveston, TX 77555 (corner of 11th St. & Mechanic St.)
Contact: Diane Collins
Cell 412-559-7249 or Office: 409-772-3080
[email protected]