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Tri-State Webinar: Sensory Processing: Sensory 101: Understanding Sensory Differences: Part 1 of 2

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This two-part series will focus on sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders. In part 1, Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR/L, M.E.d, CAGS & Jamie Lewis, M.S., OTR/L will provide an overview of sensory processing and strategies that can be used in the classroom to support student sensory needs.  In the next webinar, Self-Advocacy and Strategies: An Interview with Judy Endow, occupational therapist Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR/L, interviews Judy Endow, M.S. W. about how she advocates for her sensory needs and strategies she uses. 

Learner Objectives:

After viewing this webinar, learners will:

  • Become familiar with the various sensory systems.
  • Be able to understand types of sensory differences.
  • Identify strategies that help with various sensory differences.

Presenter Information:

Cara Woundy OTR/L, M.Ed., CAGS, is an autism specialist with the Colorado Department of Education. She is an occupational therapist and school psychologist who has worked in Massachusetts and Colorado supporting students with autism spectrum disorder.

Jamie S. Lewis, M.S., OTR/L, is an occupational therapist in the public schools in central Nebraska. Her experience is with diverse populations including cerebral palsy, developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, blind and visual impairment, traumatic brain injury, and learning disabilities.

Certificate of Completion:

To earn a Certificate of Completion/Attendance for an archived Tri-State Webinar:

  1. View the archived webinar on our Moodle site
  2. Submit responses to the Study Questions (on Moodle)
  3. A Certificate of Completion will automatically be populated. Download and/or print.

Click here for instructions of how to create a Moodle Account.

To log into Moodle go to http://moodle.tasnatbs.org

The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Sensory.

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