Beyond Medication

Gaining Skills Quickly in the Child with a Brain-Based Disorder (Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Sensory Processing/Intergration Disorder, Learning Disability): From Low Tech to High Tech and everything in-between

— Workshop Agenda —

Participants need to wear comfortable clothing they can move around easily in, bring a large blanket and a small hand towel.

7:30 am – 8:00 am: Registration
Coffee and Breakfast Snacks Provided

8:00 – 8:15 am: Introductions and Expectations

8:15 – 8:30 am: Breaking Down the Workshop Objectives

8:30 – 9:00 am: Brain-Based Disorders
• What are they?
• Structural vs. Non-structural Disorders
• The Good and the Bad about LABELING
• Who diagnoses and how do they diagnose?
• Who is working with children with brain-based disorders and what are they doing?

9:00 – 9:15 am: In-Tuned™ Philosophy and Principles

9:15 – 10:00 am: Underpinnings That Create Invisible Hurdles for the Child with a Brain-Based Disorder

10:00 – 10:15 am: BREAK

10:15 – 11:00 am: Research, Current Evidence and What’s in Store for the Future

11:00 am – 11:45 am: Experiential Lab: How we can use our own nervous system to change someone else’s.

11:45 am – 1:00 pm: LUNCH Participant is responsible for his/her own food

1:00 – 1:15 pm:  Discussion about experiential lab

1:15 – 2:00 pm: Hand on Work: Waking Up the Nervous System and Empowering the Skeleton (Learn techniques)

2:00 – 2:30 pm: Heavy Work and Crossing the Midline: Waking Up the Nervous System and Engaging the Brain Hemispheres (Learn techniques)

2:30 – 3:00 pm: In-Tuned™ Postural Balancing and Core Activation (Learn techniques)

3:00 – 3:15 pm: BREAK

3:15 – 3:45 pm: Therapeutic Listening Programs/Sound Devices and the Genesis of the In-Tuned™ Sound Project

3:45 – 4:00 pm: How to Use Therapeutic Listening and Sound Devices in the Real World (@ home and @ school)

4:00 – 4:30 pm: Ocular Motor (Vision System) Deficits in the Child with Brain-Based Disorder.
How to recognize and What Can YOU do.  (Learn techniques)

4:30 – 5:00 pm: The Child with a Brain-Based Disorder and Poor Handwriting…it’s not all about the hand. How to recognize underlying barriers to legibility and learn how YOU can help the child. (Learn techniques)

5:15 pm: Workshop ends