Pre-Symposium Parent Workshop

Parent Workshop ONLY - $59 through September 21, 2020

See our Individual Packages for pricing for our full livestream symposium experience.

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Wednesday, October 7

9:00AM-9:05 AM | Welcome and introductions

9:05 AM-9:50 AM | The Out-of-Sync Child Grows UpCarol Kranowitz, MA  

9:50 AM-10:05 AM | Q & A Session

10:05 AM-10:20 AM | Breakout Discussion

10:20 AM-10:30 AM | Break

10:30 AM-11:20 AM | Relate, Re-set, Regulate - Elizabeth Marsh, OTR, MS, MOT & Holly Greenston, M.Ed., CAGS

11:20 AM-11:35 AM | Q & A Session

11:35 AM-11:50 AM | Breakout Discussion/Regroup

11:50 AM-12:00 PM | Closing


Thursday, October 8

9:00AM-9:05 AM | Welcome and introductions

9:05 AM-9:50 AM | Coming to My Senses: Perspectives on Teenagehood with Sensory Processing Disorder Rachel S. Schneider, M.A., MHC

9:50 AM-10:05 AM | Q & A Session

10:05 AM-10:20 AM | Breakout Discussion

10:20 AM-10:30 AM | Break

10:30 AM-11:20 AM | Sensory Processing Treatment for the Teen & Adult: Moving Beyond the OT Gym  - Carrie Einck, MS, OTR/L       

11:20 AM-11:35 AM | Q & A Session

11:35 AM-11:50 AM | Breakout Discussion/Regroup

11:50 AM-12:00 PM | Closing

Growing Up Sensory: Adolescence & Early Adulthood

The 2020 topic, Growing Up Sensory: Adolescence & Early Adulthood explores the impacts of disordered sensory processing on the dynamic and complicated world of adolescence. 

Throughout the day participants will enjoy small group discussions, parent-to-parent networking and an expert panel Q & A. 
 

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2020 Parent Workshop Speakers

Carol Stock Kranowitz, MA
Author
Carol Kranowitz

Carol Stock Kranowitz, a former teacher, introduced Sensory Processing Disorder to parents and educators around the world through her groundbreaking book, "The Out-of-Sync Child," the first publication in her “Sync” series. Her books have been translated into 15 languages, including "El Niño Desincronizado" (Spanish) in 2020. Carol speaks internationally about SPD's effect on learning and behavior and how families, teachers, and professionals can offer “In-Sync” experiences to support children and adolescents — at home, at school, and out and about. (Visit www.out-of-sync-child.com)

Carol graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University and earned her master’s degree in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University. She lives in Maryland, is a classical cellist, and dotes on five teenaged grandchildren.


Elizabeth Dinn Marsh, OTR, MS, MOTElizabeth Marsh
Owner Pediatric Therapy Specialists, LLC
Pediatric Occupational Therapist

She holds certifications in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sensory Processing Disorder Level 1 and the SOS Feeding Approach through the STAR Institute. She is also certified in the Learning Without Tears Program. Elizabeth has been published in Occupational Therapy in Mental Health. She lives in San Antonio with her husband, 7 year old triplet daughters, and her dog Izzie.

 


Holly Greenston, M.Ed., CAGSHolly Greenston

Holly has worked in mental health and addictions, specializing in healing trauma in various populations, for 17 years. She is honored to have worked with various Native American tribes, the Maori people of New Zealand, refugees in New Hampshire, and many youth and families who have allowed her to be a part of their journey. Holly has owned a successful private practice, worked in schools and prisons, as an adjunct faculty at Northeastern University and a Clinical Manager of Mental Health and Addictions in New Zealand. Currently settled in San Antonio, Holly is a special education teacher, teaching and advocating for students and families in becoming the best versions of themselves. Holly is married, has two kids in college, and 3 fur-babies. 

 


Rachel S. Schneider, M.A., MHCRachel Schneider
Author

Rachel S. Schneider, M.A., MHC is the award-winning author of Sensory Like You and Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues, and a leader of the adult SPD community. With a Bachelor's in Psychology from Brandeis University, a Master's in Mental Health Counseling from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University, and through my own experiences as an adult with SPD, Rachel advocate son behalf of those like herself searched for years to find the explanation for their particular sensory challenges. She is passionate about SPD and how it affects adults. Rachel lives in New York City with her daughter.

 


Carrie Einck, MS, OTR/LCarrie Einck

Carrie currently works in Wisconsin as a Lead Occupational Therapist at Aspire Therapy and Developmental Services. She has extensive knowledge and training in the treatment and evaluation of sensory processing and integration challenges through several years of education, research, and teaching through STAR Institute. During her time working at STAR Institute, Carrie helped develop the adolescent and adult program. Carrie has experience in school, clinic, home, and community-based settings for children, adolescents, and adults with sensory processing challenges. She also founded a community-based social skills group for kids of all ages and abilities that promotes social skill building and motor development through a fun and motivating class taught virtually and in-person on mini trampolines. Carrie holds a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.


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Group Discounts

Register 5 or more participants in a group and automatically receive a discount of 15% off tuition fees! Use the promotional code STAR2020 upon checkout to receive the discount on 5 or more registrations. Participants are not required to register at the same rate or for the same symposium days. Both individual and professional rates apply.

If you must register a group separately, please send the names of all participants in your group to education@spdstar.org by October 2, 2020 for each person to receive a partial refund for the 15% discount. All registrations must be received before partial refunds are issued.

Groups must be determined and paid in full before the start of the conference. 


Continuing Education

Professional Premium Package ticket holders will receive access to the Parent Workshop lecture recordings.

STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder is an AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

AOTA continuing education credit awarded: 5 Hours (.5 AOTA CEU)

*Continuing Education credits through any other associations will not be provided. Please check with your association to inquire about receiving credit for attending this program.
 

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