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Parents and OT

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6 Adar II 5779

6:30 PM - 8:30 PMCommunity Room B

“When Should My Child Be Able to Do That?”
Sensory-Motor Development for Children Ages 3-5 Years

The question I hear most from parents is “When should my child be able to do that?” From dressing themselves, to sitting still, to learning to read and write their names, we all want our children to become independent and successful both at home and at school. The development of fine motor, visual motor, visual perception, gross motor, sensory processing, and self-help skills lays the foundation upon which children can successfully participate in their daily life activities.

Please join me to learn more specific information on when your child will develop various motor skills. You will also receive fun home activities that you and your children can participate in throughout the school year to promote carryover of their sensory-motor development.

 

About the Speaker

Lindsay Astor Grant, MA, OTR/L is a licensed pediatric occupational therapist and owner of Learning Redesigned. She received her Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from USC and has advanced training in Sensory Integration, Executive Function, as well as Visual Perceptual and Motor Skill Development. Lindsay began her career as an OT for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), including 2 years as a Supervising Therapist for the District’s Occupational and Physical Therapy Department.

In 2007, she started Children First Therapy®, providing private in-home and school-based occupational therapy services to children. Lindsay recently founded Learning Redesigned®, working as an independent consultant for private schools. She leads staff development and training sessions, as well as parent education seminars on topics including, Classroom Layout and Design, Sensory Integration, Executive Function, Movement-Based Learning, and Motor Development. Lindsay has been a guest speaker at USC, UCLA, professional child development courses, and private preschools and elementary schools throughout Los Angeles. Lindsay lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two active and imaginative daughters, ages 7 and 5 years old.

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