Supporting Neurodiversity: Sensory Integration Meets Emotional Regulation
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will gain understanding on why we bring sensory integration and emotional regulation together and how they can do the same in their work with children and families.
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will gain understanding on why we bring sensory integration and emotional regulation together and how they can do the same in their work with children and families. The instructor will facilitate discussions to help better understand Neurodiversity, Ableism, and Inclusion. The goal of this training will be for participants to leave feeling empowered to create Neurodiversity Affirming communities.
Participants will be able to:
- Recall, comprehend and apply the concepts of Neurodiversity, Neurodivergence and Ableism.
- Learn about sensory integration. They will be able to define the 8 senses, describe the different types of sensory learners, and list and apply interventions to support sensory differences.
- Compare and contrast tools to support Sensory Integration and Emotional Regulation. They will create a plan to marry Sensory Integration and Emotional integration in their work with clients.
- Identify barriers to implementing a Neurodiversity Affirming Approach. They will design a proposal to support Neurodivergent people in their communities in an inclusive, equitable and empowering way.
$150 – Registration Fee
$125 – Alumni, Field Instructor, FFL, Adjunct Rate
$90 – Veterans Rate/AUSSW Students
Emma Arnoff, LCSW is the proud owner and director of The Sensory Space in Poughkeepsie, NY. Emma leads a team of 11 clinicians and works with children, adults, families and groups. In the Sensory Space children are able to use sensory supports while participating in play therapy and psychotherapy. Other services offered include occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy.
Prior to opening The Sensory Space Emma worked with children and families in schools, residential treatment centers, and the foster care system. In addition to working with clients individually, she facilitated programs and groups on inclusion, bullying and social skills. Emma is a certified Children’s Yoga Instructor and loves to incorporate yoga and movement into therapy sessions.
As a parent herself she knows the many skills needed for child rearing and has worked with parents individually and in groups focusing on strengthening the parenting skills needed for different developmental stages.
Emma has led workshops for schools, preschools, and colleges. Workshops focus on supporting Neurodiversity in schools and organizations. Emma facilitates discussions on sensory integration, emotional regulation and inclusion.
Adelphi University School of Social Work is an approved provider for continuing education credits for the following:
- Social Workers
- CASAC Renewal upon approval
- APA Psychology
- NYSED Psychology
Successful completion for the award of approved continuing education credits requires attendance at the entire training/workshop and submission of a completed evaluation form.
Unfortunately, we cannot provide refunds for cancellations made seven working days or fewer before the event for any reason—or for no-shows. We can provide credit towards a future workshop up to 24 hours before the event. After that, no credit will be issued.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Adelphi University require that all events be accessible. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the event host identified on the event webpage; please allow for a reasonable time frame. The event host, when necessary, will collaborate with the Student Access Office.