International Symposium for Parents

A Celebration of 20 Years:

Growth in Research and Strategies for Sensory Processing Disorder

Denver, Colorado • October 6-7, 2017 

This year the 3S Symposium is highlighting 20 years of research accomplishments by the SPD Scientific Work Group with thought-provoking Research and Strategy presentations by clinical experts in the field. Choose from presentations on both the Research Track and the Strategies Track. There will be a Parent Workshop taking place before the Symposium.  More information will be announced soon. 

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2017 Speakers & Presentations

Strategies Track* 

Monica G. Osgood - An Introduction to a 21st Century School Model for Children with Diverse Needs

Diana Henry MS, OTR/L, FAOTA - Empowering Stakeholders Through Data-Driven Decision Making

Erna Blanche Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA - Evidence based treatment of SPD

Susan Bazyk Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA - Generating programs for partnerships within schools and the community

Gilbert Foley EdD - Relationship based and family strategies (Panel Discussion)

Lucy Jane Miller Ph.D., OTR/L - Parent-Centered Strategies (Panel Discussion)

Research Track* 

Lucy Jane Miller Ph.D., OTR/L & Sarah Schoen Ph.D., OTR/L - History of the Scientific Workgroup

Alice Carter Ph.D. - Epidemiological findings from large scale research

Elysa Marco M.D. - SPD: From Genetics to Brain Connection and Cognitive Training  

Elysa Marco M.D. - Neurophysiological findings- Relationship to Function (Panel Discussion)   

Carol Van Hulle Ph.D. - RDOC: A New Look at Diagnosis: Should Sensory Motor Be Included? (Panel Discussion)

Elizabeth Torres Ph.D. - Reafferentation as a marker of treatment effectiveness in Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder 

Stephen Camarata Ph.D. - Using Multiple Baseline Studies in developing an evidence base for OT


*subject to change

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2016 Symposium Pictures

Our 2016 3S Symposium was sold out!