Sensory Processing and Autism Webinar (Register Now)

Presenter(s): Melinda Cooper, OTR, Shelley Hughes, OTR

Many individuals with autism experience differences in the way they process sensory information relative to their neurotypical peers. This webinar provides an overview of Dunn's sensory processing framework, reviews recent related research, explores two standardized sensory questionnaires, and explains how assessment results can be used to guide intervention planning and strategy formation.

Many individuals with autism experience differences in the way they process sensory information relative to their neurotypical peers. This webinar provides an overview of Dunn's sensory processing framework, which can be used to better understand the interaction between a person's sensory needs and the sensory aspects of tasks and environments, to increase the likelihood of successful participation in occupational roles. The webinar reviews recent related research, discusses two standardized sensory questionnaires, and explains how assessment results can be used to guide intervention planning and strategy formation.