Learn about five essential topics for adults and teens with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). This series is for individuals with SPD, parents, caregivers, and professionals working with the SPD population.

SPD is a lifelong condition. Much of the available information about SPD currently is geared towards children.  

This set of videos provides beginning information on research, neurology, implications, and strategies relating to SPD in adults.

Presented by adult SPD specialists, Carrie Einck, MS, OTR/L and Sarah Norris, MS, OTR/L who have spearheaded STAR Institue's renowned adult and adolescent treatment program.

Video 1:   Do I Have…

We are excited to announce the launch of our second clinic in Louisville, Colorado!

The STAR Institute satellite clinic will make it easier for families in Northern Colorado to receive Occupational Therapy using the renowned STAR Process.

    Therapy is done using the STAR Process including collaboration, coaching, and education with parents. Evaluations will be completed at STAR Institute's Greenwood Village, Colorado location.

    Find out more here...

    STAR Institute continues its very successful Pre-Symposium Parent Workshop series in Denver, CO on October 5th with this year’s theme, “Relationships and SPD Across the Lifespan.” Parents will hear presentations from a panel of local and national experts, each focusing on a particular age group ranging from zero to adulthood, followed by participation in small group discussions.

    Registration includes: Continental breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, beverages and an optional tour of STAR Institute from 4:30pm-5:30pm.

    Find out more here!

    STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and T.A.C.T. (Teaching the Autism Community Trades) are two Colorado nonprofits who have partnered to create a series of respite camps serving adolescents who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Developmental Pathways has awarded the organizations a $25,000 grant to fund three F.U.S.E. (Fostering Unlimited Success and Empowerment) camps through 2018. STAR Institute offers premier treatment for SPD and brings expertise in social skills while T.AC.T. teaches trade and life skills to individuals with ASD and SPD with an emphasis on fostering independence and personal growth.

    STAR Institute Scholarships provide financial aid to families seeking answers for their children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), and other sensory challenges related to Attention Deficit Hypertension Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder and other behavioral and developmental disabilities. Find out more here.

    Learn from experts and others involved with planning, designing and managing play environments how to develop more inclusive and functional play areas for users of ALL ages and ALL abilities.

    Purchase the online video here!

    This unique cross-discipline video course shares evidence-based lectures by our expert speakers, …

    Apr. 3 - May 10, 2017
    4:15-5:30 on Mon. and Wed.

    The STAR CREW Program builds social cognition and awareness,
    communication, problem-solving skills, and interactive play skills for
    children ages 3-6 years.

    • Expands non-verbal and verbal social language skills
    • Increases ability to initiate social interaction with peers
    • Improves social awareness and social problem solving
    • Increases ability to self-regulate during play-based social interaction

    Apr. 3 – May 10 • Ages 3-6 • Every Monday & Wednesday • 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm 
    Cost: $960 ($100…

    We are excited for our 2018 Summer Camps at STAR Institute! 

    May 3rd – May 31st
    Thursdays 4-5 PM
    Ages 3 – 10
    Investment: $250

    June 4th- June 8th
    Daily 11 am – Noon
    Ages 3 – 10
    Investment: $250

    June 4TH – June 15TH
    Mon – Fri 1 PM – 2 PM
    Ages 6-12
    Investment: $660