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Sensory Processing

Tuesday, December 6, 2022
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MST, 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST

Greg Santucci, MS, OTR/L

Speaker Bio:
Greg Santucci is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist, the Founding Director of Power Play Pediatric Therapy, and an Occupational Therapy Supervisor at Children’s Specialized Hospital. Greg has worked with children and families for over 20 years, providing OT services in schools, homes, and outpatient therapy centers throughout New Jersey. Greg is certified in Sensory Integration and is the creator of the Model of Child Engagement, a clinical framework to help professionals and parents focus on a child’s felt safety and regulation needs with the ultimate goal of improving a child’s participation in daily activities. Greg has lectured nationally for over a decade on topics related to sensory processing, child development, behavior, and neurodiversity affirming practices; he consults with parents and educators from around the world. Greg is the father of two children and is married to a Pediatric Occupational Therapist, so he shares his toys with everyone in his family.

At the end of this session, the learner will:

  • Identify the 8 sensory systems and how they influence attention, behavior, and the ability for a child to meet our expectations.
  • Understand when sensory processing or environmental stressors impact behavior and the importance of sensory validation for both neurotypical and neurodivergent children.
  • Become more skilled at identifying regulation challenges in children and implement strategies that focus on compassion and collaboration over compliance.

Audience: This webinar is intended for all members of the rehabilitation team including medical staff, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, licensed psychologists, mental health professionals, and other interested professionals.

Level: Intermediate

Certificate of Attendance: Certificates of attendance are available for all attendees. No CEs are provided for this course.

Registration: Registration is complimentary for members of IPRC/RCPA. Registration fee for non-members is $179. Not a member yet? Consider joining today. Multiple registrations per organization are permitted.