Author Lindsey Rowe Parker of Wiggles, Stomps and Squeezes Calm My Jitters Down and Occupational Therapists Caitlyn Berry and Becky Balog of Adapt & Grow discuss the 8 senses and sensory activities and strategies to help regulate our littles friends, and ourselves! Part of the ASCV Speaker Series.
Wait, what? Yes, there are 8. The 5 you know, smell, taste, sight, touch, sound. And three more that we experience every day!
There will also be a reading of the new children's book about sensory differences.
The brightly illustrated story follows a young girl with heightened sensory experiences through her day with fun, interactive sounds, and motions. This book is for anyone who has ever felt the need for a wiggle, stomp, or squeeze!
The Autism Society Central Virginia (ASCV) is a non-profit organization based in Richmond, Virginia with a mission of improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families. We offer a wide range of programs, services, and supports including social and recreational programming, support groups, educational workshops and training, information and referral, and advocacy. To learn more about the ASCV, visit our website at www.ascv.org.