Making Sense of Your Senses

Making Sense of Your Senses

02oct12:00 pm1:00 pmMaking Sense of Your Senses12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

Did you know there are actually 8 senses?  Join us to learn a little more about what each of these senses is.  We will discuss what over and under stimulation may look like in each of the areas and share ideas of activities that can be done to help regulate the senses to get them back ready to learn.  We will also share fun activities you can do with your child to engage the different senses and promote learning.

Learning objectives:

  1. Learn what the 8 senses are.
  2. Learn how an individual can be under responsive, over responsive or sensory seeking for each sense.
  3. Learn about activities that can address each of the senses.

Presenter: Jen Gettelman

Jen Gettelman is a Deafblind Consultant on the Wisconsin Deafblind Technical Assistance Project and WESP-DHH Outreach Teams.  She provides support to families and service providers across the state.  Jen has 15 years of classroom experience working with students who are deafblind and four years working with WESP-DHH and WDBTAP.  She holds WI DPI licensure in both Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Regular Education and has completed intervener training through Utah State University.  Jen actively participates in the WDBTAP Advisory Council, the National Interveners (NIAA) and Advocate Association, and the Special Education Team for the Wisconsin Department of Instruction.

Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

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