Raising a Sensory Smart Child: Practical Solutions for Real-Life Challenges

This session will demystify sensory processing issues and provide practical solutions for real life challenges such as:

  • Noise and light sensitivity
  • Touch sensitivity and related clothing issues
  • Taste and smell sensitivity
  • Oral comforts
  • Difficulty with sleep


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Lindsey Biel
Lindsey Biel, OTR/L is the co-author of the award-winning Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues, with a foreword by Dr. Temple Grandin. She is an occupational therapist based in New York City, where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents, and young adults with sensory processing issues, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, and other challenges. Lindsey specializes in remediating fine and gross motor delays, visual perceptual skill development, enhancing daily living skills, and improving sensory processing issues. She also helps families and schools to make simple modifications at home and school to enhance a child’s ability to play, learn, and thrive. Lindsey writes articles for both professional and parenting publications and is a columnist for Autism Asperger Digest Magazine. She is the co-creator of the Sensory Processing Master Class DVD program, runs the sensorysmarts.com website, and has several free web presentations online. She is a popular speaker, teaching workshops to parents, therapists, doctors, and others on practical solutions for developmental challenges and sensory strategies at home, school, and in the community. You can learn more at www.sensorysmarts.com.

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