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Innovative Approaches for Working with Children with Special Needs

This class is for general and special education teachers and all special education service providers as well as parents. Learn how Brain Gym® can enhance the educational experience of children with special needs. We will explore how to use the 26 Brain Gym® movements and other related processes to decrease physical, emotional, social and attentional challenges and to assist children with special needs to move to their next development level. While Brain Gym® is beneficial for all students, it is essential for students with social, emotional and neurological difficulties.

Facilitators: Susan Owens, MS, OTR is Special Education Regional Supervisor, Lenawee Intermediate School District in Michigan. She is also an occupational therapist with over 35 years of experience. She has worked with children with special needs both within the educational system and within hospitals. Susan was a professor at Eastern Michigan and Wayne State Universities over a 15-year timeframe. She is a seasoned presenter in the area of Brain Gym® and Brain Based Learning. In addition to her leadership role within the Michigan educational system, Susan is the Executive Director of The Michigan Brain Gym® Consortium.

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