NEWS & EVENTS

 

Keep tabs on my latest advocacy projects and upcoming speaking engagements

2.15.2016

4.12.2016

 

Publication of Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues

 

Order your copy on Amazon and Barnes & Noble today!

 

 

Speaker at Chicago's First Sensory-Friendly Programming Summit - Chicago, Illinois
 

I traveled to Chicago to speak about the challenges faced by people with sensory issues while visiting arts and cultural institutions. Other speakers included Lisa Carling of NYC's Theatre Development Fund's Autism Theatre Initiative.

11.4/5.2016

 

Speaker at the STAR Institute's 19th International 3S Symposium - Seattle, Washington

 

I traveled to Seattle to host a plenary session, "Coming to My Senses: Perspectives on Living with SPD," helping attendees to understand SPD from an inside perspective. Other speakers and attendees included leading SPD researcher Dr. Elysa Marco; author of The Out-of-Sync Child series of books, Carol Kranowitz; and Dr. Lucy Jane Miller, Founder of the STAR Institute for SPD.

 

 

12.2016

Publication of Sensory Like You
Written by Rachel S. Schneider, M.A.. MHC
Illustrated by Kelly Dillon

Sensory Like You is the first book for children with SPD about SPD ever written and illustrated by adults with the same condition. This book was published by Sensory World. 

Order your copy on Amazon and Barnes & Noble today!

 

5.2017

Facebook Live
With OT Sarah Norris of the STAR Institute for SPD

Fifteen-minute live chat with Sarah Norris about the auditory and visual challenges related to SPD. You can find the video on my Facebook page and the STAR Institute's page as well.

 

6.2.2017

BookExpo 2017
Javits Center, NYC
11:30 AM
Booth 2839, IBPA

I had the amazing opportunity to sign copies of Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues and teach people about SPD at one of the literary industry's largest and most popular events.