Sensory Kids Caregiver Support Group
Please join us for our next meeting!
Meetings are typically held the first Wednesday of the month. 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Subject to change! Please contact us to confirm schedule). Due to the upcoming holiday, our next support group will be held on July 11, 2018.
1425 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217
Please RSVP, as our facilitators are volunteering their time.
Mission: Sensory Kids Caregiver Support Group is parent-led and responsive to participants’ needs. Our group is a place for camaraderie, exploration, and sharing. We are open to all adult caregivers of children with diverse sensory challenges and needs. Please RSVP or contact to join our email list:
Sensory Seminars PDX
We appreciate your continued support and interest in Sensory Seminars. We are thrilled to have joined forces with Providence Child Center!
Our next Sensory Seminar will be Thursday, April 26th, 2018 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Providence Portland Medical Center Cancer Center Amphitheater
4805 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR 97213
Transforming Therapy Strategies to Home & Community: Favorite Tips From Therapists
Please join the Swindells Resource Center, in collaboration with our Sensory PDX Partners, for a free sensory seminar for families and professionals. The event will include a panel of professionals sharing sensory strategies for home and community. The discussion will include:
- Using sensory strategies to promote improved attention, regulation, and behavior
- Supports for executive function in children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
- Encouraging a “flexible brain” in children using strategies such as visual supports and social stories
- Self-care for parents of children with SPD
There will be a Question and Answer session after the panelists have presented.
Occupational Therapists: Sharron Donnelly, MS, OTR/L; Lara Levine, MOTR/L; Lisa Porter, OTD, OTR/L and Jennifer Theusch, MOT, OTR/L
Dance/Movement Therapist and Counselor: Mariah LeFeber, MA, LPC, BD-DMT
Psychologist: Dr. Marie McMahon, PsyD