Sensory Processing 101
A key to better understanding your child’s behavior and needs
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 *5:00-7:30 P.M. Workshop will start right at 5:30
Eastham Library, 190 Samoset Rd, Eastham
Children are wired to learn through direct interaction with the world around them via their sensory system. Sensory processing is a neurological process that has a profound impact on how a child tolerates, interprets and participates in their day to day experiences. Part of each child’s uniqueness is in how they process sensory information, and this can sometimes result in behaviors that are confusing and challenging to their caregivers
Join pediatric occupational therapist Melissa Alves for a discussion that will include the following:
- A basic understanding of Sensory Processing
- Ideas and activities to promote healthy development of the sensory system to help your child feel comfort in their body, exploring the world around them and in being able to attain a calm organized state of being.
- Insight into how sensory processing can be an underlying factor with challenging behaviors such as: meltdowns, difficulty with focus/attention, coordination/balance, limited play skills, getting along with other children and strategies to support growth in these areas
You’ll have a chance to ask questions, share ideas and go home with education and resource materials.
Free. Dinner & childcare included. *Workshop will start right at 5:30
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Call Cape Cod Children’s Place at 508-240-3310 with your name, email address, telephone number, number of adults and names and ages of children who will attend. Please indicate if you are in need of transportation.
This programming is funded by a grant through the United Way, a grant through Eastern Bank, and a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) grant from the MA Dept. of Early Education and Care, and administered by the Cape Cod Children’s Place.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION & CARE
Cape Cod Children’s Place strives to provide exceptional and enriching programs to support the crucial early learning years. We believe in building a strong foundation in social emotional development of children
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Cape Cod Children’s Place believes healthy families are a reﬂection of strong communities. We partner with our local schools, libraries and other community businesses and agencies to oﬀer free early literacy