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RAISE - What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

  • Park Jr. High's LRC 333 N Park Rd La Grange Park, IL, 60526 United States (map)

What is Sensory Processing Disorder? How to Help Children with Sensory Challenges

The Resource Association in Special Education (RAiSE) is hosting a presentation on sensory challenges in children by Kristine E. Yung-Pilat. During the presentation, Ms. Yung-Pilat will discuss the three types of Sensory Processing Disorders and sensory regulation. In addition, the presentation will address ways to improve sensory processing skills and identify a child’s level of alertness. Practical, easy strategies for use in everyday activities at home and school will be highlighted.

This presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM in Park Jr. High's LRC, 333 N. Park Rd., La Grange IL.

Kristine E. Yung-Pilat, OTR/L, Clinic Director of The Pediatric Place – LaGrange, Illinois, has over 20 years of experience with sensory processing and neurological disorders. Ms. Yung-Pilat has worked for the last 9 years with children having sensory processing disorders, motor planning disorders, and autism spectrum disorders in the outpatient arena and school system. A graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, she has a passion for trying to put the pieces of the sensory system together for children so that they can function more independently within the community, school, and home environments.

All parents, teachers, and community members are invited to attend. To receive notification via email of future RAiSE events, send a request to RAiSE102@gmail.comNote: Cancellations will be announced via email and on the RAiSE website.

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