July 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm | $20
Presented by Kim Martell, MS, OTR/L, BCN
This hour-long webinar will describe sensory processing disorder (SPD) and how it manifests in children (and adults), including common symptoms and behavioral markers. The lecture portion will include tips to help identify SPD, as well as the process of pursuing formal assessment and treatment. Treatment options, such as occupational therapy using a sensory integration approach, as well as home- and school-based sensory programs, tools and sensory “diets” will be covered. The 45-minute presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session.
Registration is now open for the 2015 Transition Conference that will take place on Saturday, October 3rd at the Best Western/Royal Plaza in Marlborough MA. This full-day statewide Transition conference has been specifically planned for parents of children with disabilities between the ages of 14 and 22 who are transitioning from school to the adult world.
Celebrate 60 Years of The Arc of Massachusetts
November 19, 2015
On Thursday, November 19, The Arc of Massachusetts will celebrate its 60th anniversary at The Westin Waltham. The event will include a reception, dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. Proceeds will support of the work of The Arc.
May 16 – All Aboard The Arc! spread its message of disability acceptance and inclusion this past Saturday as nearly 1000 people descended on Boston Common! Special Guest Lauren Potter, who plays Becky in the TV show “Glee,” shared her story of success as a young woman with a disability. Best known for her role on the popular television show and an inspiration to all, Lauren Potter has proven herself a young woman of strength and of character.
Berkshire County Arc is hosting a FREE workshop on May 7th for parents and caregivers of students ages 14-22 who are in the process of transitioning from school to adult services. Hear from professionals and parents for tips on what to expect and what you need to know for your child or family member.
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