Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders & Executive Functioning Conference @ Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum · Oct 24, 2015

Developmental Differences

The National Pediatric Developmental Differences Forum (NPDDF), a thought leadership initiative for the advancement of relationship-based therapies, is hosting its inaugural conference, Connecting the Dots: How Research is Guiding the Treatment of Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders and Executive FunctioningParents will learn alongside educators, pediatricians and clinicians in the fields of occupational therapy, speech language pathology, social work, psychology and developmental therapy.

Parents can expect to learn:

•   How developmental relationship-based therapies impact intervention and a child’s individual developmental progress
•   Executive functions of the brain and strategies for home and school to assist with challenges
•   Practical applications for clinic, home and school
•   How science and technology are impacting our treatment of autism
•   Research and efficacy-based interventions for children with developmental differences
•   How to tailor interactions and strategies based upon individual sensory-motor profiles

The event starts on Thursday, Oct. 22, with a welcome reception at the Chicago Yacht Club, followed by a full day of sessions on Friday and a half day on Saturday. Check out the schedule here.

Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Address: 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, 60614
When: 7:45 AM - 12:15 PM · Oct 24, 2015
Who: Members & Non-members - Adults only
Parking: Free parking is available at Cannon and Stockton Dr.
Cost: Registration pricing available at

Register for this event here

Coordinator: Laura Baginski
    • October
    • 24
    • Saturday