The following workshops will be given at Barrett Family Wellness Center on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM this fall. For a more detailed description, please click on the “more” button following the excerpt below.
Registration is required; either at the front desk or by calling 508-898-2688. Cost is $25/person; however, if you “like” us on facebook we often post coupon codes.
Organization A B Cs: September 27th
Organizational tools for parents of elementary school aged children. Ideas and solutions for decreased frustration and calmer home and school transitions. (More…)
Workshop given by: Wendy Schneider, COTA/L and RPTA
Wendy has 27 years exp; 11 in Special Ed OT in the school system. She holds dual licenses as an OT Practitioner and Registered Physical Therapy Assistant.
Successful School Conferences: October 25th
Gain insight into different classroom environments, teacher styles, and school cultures. Focus will be placed on building effective school communications. (More…)
Workshop given by: Bea Friedman, Licensed Speech/Language Pathology Assistant
Bea has sat on both sides of the conference table; both as an educator for 12 years (elementary, middle, and high school settings) and as a parent.
Introduction to Sensory Integration (SI): November 15th
Learn about how sensory issues affect your child and their well-being. You will be given an introduction to SI and alerted to the warning signs. (More…)
Workshop given by: Phyllis Barrett Samara, OTR/L, Founder and Certified SI Therapist
Phyllis has 35 years Occupational Therapy experience involving school systems, nursing homes, and pediatrics. She opened this Center in 2000 with the desire to bridge the connection between OT services and family support.