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Monthly Discussion: Understanding Sensory Processing in Development

  • Friday, May 24, 2019
  • 12:20 - 14:00
  • Community Church, 1/F, J+ Building, 35-45B Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, HK

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Children with a background of trauma, neglect, institutional care, special needs, prematurity, and/or prenatal exposure to substances can be affected with sensory issues. This talk will explore the background and the significance of the development of our sensory systems in early childhood. Clinical Psychologist Ann Bridgewater will describe the possible signs of sensory processing difficulties in an individual and will clarify some of the confusing terminology around the subject. Finally, recommendations will be given for what can be done to support children who are struggling with sensory processing difficulties.

Ann holds a degree in Occupational Therapy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. After practicing Occupational Therapy for over 15 years specializing in pediatrics, she subsequently obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Ann has worked extensively with children, adolescents and their families in hospital, private clinical and school settings. She has experience with a wide range of developmental difficulties. Ann works with families to address their children’s challenges, and provides psycho-educational assessments for children and adolescents.

This event is open to all parents and caregivers, waiting and prospective parents, adult adoptees, professionals and students.

  • Please arrive to check-in at 12:20; meeting is from 12:30 to 2:00 pm
  • Seating is limited, registration and payment are required in advance.
  • FREE FOR MEMBERS
  • 95HKD for non-members or lapsed members (or click here to join/renew your membership and attend this event for FREE).
  • You are welcome to bring your own lunch and beverage.

Participants can also choose to obtain a Certificate of Attendance for participation in this event. We hope this certificate may support an adoption application by demonstrating an ongoing commitment to learning about the needs of parenting a child through adoption. 

Map to Community Church Hong Kong

Inclement Weather Policy:

In the event of inclement weather and a Black Rain or Typhoon 8 warning is hoisted this event will be cancelled. Please check AFHK's website for updates.

All registration is final and no refunds or credits will be given, except in cases of cancellation due to weather.


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