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Spring Programs for Parents and Children With Special Health Care Needs

 Our Youth Services department is proud to offer informational programming for parents of children with special health care needs. The following is a program we are offering this month:

Sensory Friendly Storytime

Tuesday, April 29, 6:30 p.m.  

This storytime is designed to engage children ages 2 to 7 through movement, music, stories and play.  It is open to all children and especially geared to children with sensory integration challenges or children who have difficulty sitting still.  This storytime will take place in the Youth Program Room and is presented by Nick Strupp, Special Education Teacher at Penfield Children's Center.  Registration is required.  Please register at the Youth Services Reference Desk in person or by calling 262-754-1814.


This one is offered in May:

Autism and Sensory Integration Overview

Tuesday, May 20, 6:00p.m.

Sensory Integration is a method of therapy used by Occupational Therapists with a sensory integration approach designed to guide intervention for children who have significant difficulty processing information, which restricts participation in daily life activities.  This workshop reviews the method behind Sensory Integration and the impact of Sensory Integration for children who are on the spectrum.  This program is presented by Patty Cotter (PT,C/ND), Physical Therapist at Penfield Children's Center.  Registration is required.  The program will take place in the Library's Community Room.  Register at the Youth Services Reference Desk in person or by calling 262-754-1814.

 

TAGS     children,  parents,  special health care needs,  storytime,  Sensory Integration,  Penfield Children's Center
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