STAR Institute | Virtual Autism Summit 8-10 June 2022

Sponsors

Sensory Integration Education is a not-for-profit organisation offering world-wide training in sensory integration and sensory processing topics. We’ve been successfully doing this for over 25 years.

We work with allied health professionals, education and health experts, academic researchers and families to improve awareness, understanding and the treatment of sensory integration and sensory processing difficulties.

Our short online courses and webinars for professionals and families, delivered by international experts, enjoy 4.7 star ratings on TrustPilot. We’re delighted to be the exclusive Inspire Sponsor for STAR Institute events this year as we frequently work with their amazing people to offer fascinating and insightful webinars. See our full catalogue at SensoryIntegrationEducation.com.

We also offer UK-university-accredited postgraduate training for therapists to qualify as SI Practitioners and Advanced Practitioners. By combining online learning with ‘real world’ application to clinical practice hours – all supported by expert guidance from your Academic e-Mentor and Clinical Mentor –  this approach offers students an incredibly rich and versatile training pathway. You can train from anywhere in the world, at your convenience and we offer interest-free payment plans. Our higher education partner is the award-winning Sheffield Hallam University, one of the largest allied health professions education providers in the UK.

We also host the Association for Sensory Integration Practice (ASIP) and its popular ASIP Journal Club. This is a friendly community of practice for anyone interested in adopting a SI approach in their work. “

Contact us at support@sensoryintegrationeducation.com or visit www.SensoryIntegrationEducation.com. 

The International Council on Development and Learning (ICDL) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting each person’s development to its fullest potential.  Through the genius and leadership of Dr. Stanley Greenspan, ICDL was formed 32 years ago and became the official home of DIR® and DIRFloortime®. DIRFloortime® is used to help children, young adults, and even adults with a wide range of emotional, sensory, regulatory, motor, learning, and developmental challenges. DIRFloortime® is recognized as a leading evidence-based approach to helping autistic individuals and others with neurodevelopmental differences flourish.  

 

ICDL provides training courses for parents and professionals through the DIRFloortime® Training Program.  Starting with “”DIR 101: An Introduction to DIR and Floortime”” through the DIR-Expert professional certificate courses, the DIRFloortime Training Program has many great courses and opportunities to learn about DIRFloortime.  In addition to courses, ICDL also offers services through the DIR® Institute. The primary service for parents at the DIR Institute is the DIR® Home Program where parents are coached by top experts on how to implement Floortime at home.  The DIR Institute also offers services for professionals and organizations including DIR® ACCREDITATION, organizational consultation and coaching, and individual professional mentoring.

To learn more about ICDL and DIRFloortime® or to sign up for a course, please go to www.icdl.com.

Dreampad technology is based on the natural conductivity of the human body. Every time we speak we hear ourselves in two ways: externally and internally. Our voice carries through the airwaves and enters our outer ear; simultaneously, the vibration from our voice box is carried internally, by our bones (which are excellent conductors) to the inner ear. 

Dreampad products replicate this natural process by playing audio through transducers which convert the sounds into a type of vibration that travels through solid material (vs. through the airwaves as with speakers). The calming effect of Dreampad products is a result of the vibrational sounds stimulating the vagus nerve, which in turn activates the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS). Our PNS helps us regulate stress – if we’re in a state of hyper-arousal, or elevated stress, the PNS is the part of our nervous system which brings us down to a calmer place where we can relax and fall asleep. 

When you lay your head down on a Dreampad pillow, you receive a gentle vibration from soothing sounds and sleep music that activates a calming response within your nervous system. This results in a more effective, yet completely different experience for inducing natural, comfortable sleep than by listening through speakers, sound machines, or headphones. Research shows that Dreampad’s unique technology can reduce stress and anxiety, helping you get to sleep and stay asleep. 

Deampad products are designed to help those with sleep problems that may be caused by stress, anxiety, restlessness, PTSD, autism, ADHD, traumatic brain injury, and other conditions.

Enjoy a comfortable, effective solution that won’t disrupt others. Discover Dreampad today, shop now at www.dreampadsleep.com

Interested in being a Professional affiliate? Contact us at affiliates@dreampadsleep.com

TheSoundWell activates  silence, serenity, and dynamic BodyMind balance in you.

Harmonic sonic waves, sensed as gentle inner body massage,  rinse you and hug you from within, and end  mental, emotional and physical stress.

Are you ready to experience SilentSoundSpace  and take it along with you to any place?

Learn more by visiting our website www.vibro-therapy.com at or email Avigail Berg-Panitz at avigail@vibro-therapy.com

Theratrak is a multi-award-winning health tech company that is on a mission to reduce the global economic burden of disability care and improve access to clinical support outside of therapy sessions.

Theratrak was founded in 2018 by a passionate paediatric occupational therapist, Laura Simmons, who was fed up with the outdated therapy services, which left her clients backsliding between appointments.

Therapists have access to the mobile app and web platform; they can capture and digitise meaningful information from each session and customise each program with notifications to remind participants at the right time. Participants have access to the app for free they can connect their whole care team, view activities and send feedback in real-time to their treating therapist. Finally, therapists can track progress using our unique quantifiable feedback tool that focuses on the social model of healthcare.

Theratrak strives to integrate healthcare systems and believes that every health and care journey is unique. Providing a more effortless and faster solution to home programming, Theratrak enables quick and simple multidisciplinary care where the whole care team has visibility over programs so that everyone is on the right track.

Expand the reach of your therapy sessions, book a free demo today and enter to win a 6 month voucher. Visit our website at www.theratrak.co to learn more.

Elizabethtown College offers a combined Bachelor of Science in Health Science with the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program that requires five years of academic study and six months of clinical fieldwork. The college also offers a combined Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree with the entry-level Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy that requires six years of academic study,  six months of clinical fieldwork, and a capstone experience.

One School – Two Degrees, One Successful Career

Our personal and friendly atmosphere and small student to faculty ratio promotes individualized attention, and ensures you’ll build your foundational base as well as mentoring relationships while at Etown College!

You will begin course work related to occupational therapy   in your first three years. During the first two years of study, the curriculum covers foundations of health, healthcare systems, introduction to research principles, and engagement in occupations across the lifespan. These two years will also focus on health and the impact on occupations and includes a strong emphasis on natural sciences as well as general college core requirements.

To learn more visit www.etown.edu

The Autism Society of Colorado creates connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully. We provide information and referral services, host free support and social groups, offer an Autism 101 Education program and advocate for autistic individuals across the state. We work tirelessly to create a world where everyone in the Autism community is connected to the support they need when they need it.

To learn more, visit our website at www.autismcolorado.org.

Summit Sensory Gym works with ambitious individuals and organizations, helping bring their unique sensory gym ideas and turn them into reality. Our team will partner with you to refine your designs, improve functionality and performance, and aim to ensure our clients are able to obtain their unique sensory gym at an affordable cost.

Hospitals, school districts, therapy practices, and families alike trust Summit to design, manufacture, and install their own unique sensory gym. Meeting budgets and timelines while exceeding expectations is our standard operating procedure.

We deliver the capabilities our clients need to rapidly turn their innovative ideas and/or designs into industry leading sensory gyms for personal or commercial use. We almost always see our commercial clients unknowingly, create a competitive advantage over other practices or organizations who can only wish they had a Summit Sensory Gym within their own facility. Tap into our comprehensive design services, from initial concept and product development to simulated functionality testing. Receive expert support throughout the design process. And get the final precision components and design plans that will almost ensure leadership approval. Summit Sensory Gym can manufacture initial prototypes whether that might be the use of our augmented reality, a scaled down 3D print, or actual components using various materials.

Experience Our Summit Sensory Gym’s Through Augmented Reality, visit our website at www.summitsensory.com

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