Researchers gather in Boston to present latest findings
on Sensory Processing Disorder
The SPD Foundation hosts symposium featuring the Sensory Processing Disorder Scientific
Work Group presenting latest research findings on SPD. March 16-18, 2012.
Colorado, Feb 29, 2012 -- Denver, CO – The Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Foundation will present its 14th International Symposium and Parent Workshop and
celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SPD Scientific Work Group at the University of
Massachusetts Campus Center in Boston on March 16-18, 2012.
The SPD Foundation is proud to bring its 14th International Symposium and Parent
Workshop to Boston. The Symposium will feature reports from leaders in the SPD
field, including a presentation by Executive Director Dr. Lucy Jane Miller on
highlights from the SPD Scientific Work Group's astounding decade of SPD therapy
and research. Other noted speakers include keynote Dr. Alice Carter on family and
social dynamics surrounding school-age children with SPD, and Dr. Margaret
Bauman on developments in understanding the neuroanotomical components of SPD.
"The symposiums hosted by the SPD Foundation are a wonderful bridge between
current research and effective relationship-based treatment for kids with SPD. As a
service provider, I consistently find the symposiums invaluable! Highly
recommend!" Christine Gaharan, OTR/L, Kid Sensations Pediatric OT.
Symposium agenda and registration is available at
http://www.spdfoundation.net/boston2012. Occupational therapists, physical
therapists, speech therapists, educators, research scientists, psychologists, physicians,
parents and others interested in SPD are welcome to attend. Registration includes a
wine and cheese reception featuring comedy legend and SPD Foundation supporter,
Sarge. Attendee guests and members of the public can purchase tickets for the
comedy event for only $25 at the symposium registration site.
The SPD Foundation is a world leader in research, education, and advocacy for
Sensory Processing Disorder, a neurological condition that disrupts the daily lives of
many children and adults. SPDF has been providing hope and help to individuals and
families living with SPD since 1979. Founder and Executive Director Dr. Lucy Jane
Miller has received the Award of Merit from the American Occupational Therapy
Association, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian award for her three
decades of work on behalf of children with Sensory Processing Disorder.
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