Jump for Joy!

Facilitating Joy Through Jumping and Social Interactions

A fun and upbeat movement-based group class on mini trampolines!


September 6th – October 9th • Tue. & Thurs. • 3:15-4:15 PM or 4:45-5:45 PM

October 16th – November 13th • Tue. & Thurs. • 3:15-4:15 PM or 4:45-5:45 PM

Cost: $660 Children


Jump for Joy! Facilitating Joy Through Jumping and…

Fall Social Skills Group Session

September 10 – October 17 • Mondays & Wednesdays 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm

Cost: $960 ($150 deposit to hold your spot, balance due when you arrive)
You can mail a check or call with a credit card.
To register fill out an intake form here >>
We will contact you once the intake form is received

Or for more information email: Vincentia Ferrari vin.ferrari@spdstar.org

Options are available for Developmental Pathways families.…

September 10th - October 29th 

Mondays 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Children ages 3-5 years

Cost: $400 

This fall, come to STAR Institute’s NEW Movement and Music Program. This program was developed in partnership with Swallow Hill Music, and is designed to expose young children to music in a supportive group setting. Movement and Music will be run by Amy Sweetin, MT-BC, a music therapist from Swallow Hill, as well as STAR Institute occupational therapist Vincentia Ferrari, MOT, OTR/L who has extensive training in the sensory integration…

Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2018 Pre-Symposium Parent Workshop in Atlanta!

Can't make it in person? 

CLICK HERE to register for the livestream of the event! 

Pre-Symposium Parent Workshop 

October 11, 2018 

Marketing and promotional support provided by our co-host, Building Bridges Therapy…

Give your kids the skills they need to succeed in preschool and beyond! 

September 11th through December 13th 

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-11:30 AM

Children ages 3-5 years 

STAR Institute's preschool readiness program is designed to enhance your child's skills and build on their strengths to prepare them for a preschool environment. Our goal is to provide a supportive, therapeutic group program that allows your child to build the confidence, self-esteem, self-awareness and maintain the regulation they need to transition to the school setting. …


A Professional's Guide: Developing Groups for Social Success Using A SECRET 

A Parent's Guide: Your Child's Social Success Using A SECRET 

About the Courses 

Many parents and professionals report that some of their primary challenges are how to support children for social success. Studies show that some of the most important skills for later success are based on social capacities. Elements like cooperation, self-control, confidence, independence, and communication. These are keys to…

Regulation: Foundation to Function
October 12-13, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia 

This year's 3S Symposium theme of Regulation: Foundation to Function allows participants the rare opportunity to examine the concept of Regulation at deeper levels: theory to application, role to impact, concept to functional outcomes. Each of this year's 3S speakers bring a very special understanding and unique aspect of Regulation to our attention. Psychologists and Occupational Therapists will explore the role and impact of Regulation in relationship, trauma-informed care, and sensory treatment. 

Professionals may also choose to attend the Pre-…

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…

Similarities, Differences and Overlap of Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and ADHD

Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder can all look similar in children. Come to STAR Institute’s FREE class for parents to learn from Dr. Roianne Ahn, Psychologist, and Lindsay Fogerty, Occupational Therapist, as they explain the similarities, differences and overlap of these three diagnoses.


400 McCaslin Blvd #105
Louisville, Colorado

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.