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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Sensory Processing Strategies to Promote Mental Wellness in People with Down Syndrome Webinar Recording (5/11/2022)

May 2022 | Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L - Occupational Therapist, Adult Down Syndrome Center

The video below is a recording of a webinar presented by Katie Frank, PhD, OTR/L of the Adult Down Syndrome Center. Dr. Frank is an occupational therapist at the Center. In the webinar, she describes sensory processing and the different ways sensory processing can impact individuals with Down syndrome. She also provides practical sensory activities that can be incorporated daily as well as affordable equipment suggestions. 

The slides from the webinar can be found at this link.

Additional sensory resources from our online library can be accessed here.

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.

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