Sensory vs. Behavior
Senior Occupational Therapist Deepti Khadye presents an insightful webinar replay titled “Sensory vs. Behavior.” Join us as we explore the significant distinction between sensory issues and behavioral concerns, providing valuable strategies for parents, caregivers, educators, therapists, and advocates working with children facing developmental delays and learning challenges. Gain practical knowledge and learn effective interventions to support children with sensory processing difficulties and promote positive behavior and learning outcomes.
The webinar replay titled “Sensory vs. Behavior” is designed to provide valuable insights and practical strategies for parents, caregivers, educators, therapists, and advocates working with children who have developmental delays and learning challenges. Facilitated by Deepti Khadye, a Senior Occupational Therapist with expertise in sensory processing, this webinar explores the important distinction between sensory issues and behavioral concerns. By understanding the underlying sensory difficulties that children may experience, participants will learn how to effectively support and teach children with developmental delays and learning challenges.
1. Differentiating between sensory issues and behavioral concerns: Participants will gain a clear understanding of the difference between sensory difficulties and behavioral challenges in children with developmental delays and learning challenges. They will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms associated with sensory processing issues and distinguish them from behaviors driven by other factors.
2. Exploring sensory processing challenges: Participants will delve into the world of sensory processing and gain insights into how children with developmental delays and learning challenges may experience difficulties in processing sensory information. They will learn about the various sensory systems, such as auditory, visual, tactile, proprioceptive, and vestibular, and how disruptions in these systems can impact a child’s behavior and learning.
3. Understanding the impact of sensory issues on behavior and learning: Participants will learn how sensory difficulties can manifest as challenging behaviors or affect a child’s ability to engage in various activities and tasks. They will explore the link between sensory processing issues and common behaviors such as meltdowns, avoidance, hyperactivity, and attention difficulties. By understanding this connection, participants will be better equipped to address the root causes and provide appropriate support.
4. Practical strategies for supporting children with sensory issues: Participants will gain practical strategies and interventions to support children with sensory processing difficulties. They will learn how to create sensory-friendly environments, adapt activities to meet individual needs, and implement sensory strategies to promote self-regulation and positive behavior. The webinar will provide actionable techniques that can be incorporated into daily routines and educational settings.
5. Collaboration and advocacy: Participants will understand the importance of collaboration among parents, caregivers, educators, therapists, and advocates in supporting children with developmental delays and learning challenges. They will learn effective advocacy strategies to ensure that children’s sensory needs are recognized and addressed in various settings, including schools, therapy sessions, and community environments.
By the end of the webinar replay, participants will have a comprehensive understanding of sensory processing difficulties in children with developmental delays and learning challenges. They will be equipped with practical knowledge and strategies to differentiate sensory issues from behavioral concerns, create supportive environments, and facilitate positive learning experiences for children with sensory processing difficulties.
About the Speaker:
Deepti Khadye is a highly skilled and accomplished Occupational Therapist, who currently serves as the Head of Occupational Therapy at TDCC. She holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and is a highly trained and experienced Sensory Integration Practitioner, ADOS2 qualified administrator, The Listening Program Provider (Auditory Integration), a Certified SCERTS Model, and a Certified DIR Floortime 101 practitioner. With over 15 years of extensive and diverse work experience, she has built a reputation as an expert in the field of occupational therapy. Her extensive knowledge, passion for her work and dedication to helping her clients has made her one of the most respected and sought-after occupational therapists in the industry.
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