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A Child's Beautiful Mind

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Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

1 Raffles Boulevard

Level 3 Room 323

Singapore, Singapore 039593

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Maria D. McNish, M.S CCC-SLP, a highly trained Speech-Language Pathologist with 20 years of clinical experience from the US, will be speaking in Singapore for the first time, to unlock and explain the mysteries going on behind a child's brain, against what a parent sees with his or her own eyes.


At this talk, participants will

i) Learn from a neurological perspective, how childhood experiences impact the brain connections needed for development and learning.

ii) Learn the 7 Senses and their roles in developmental milestones.

iii) Understand how sensory processing impacts speech, language, eating and socialisation.

iv) Make sense of sensory processing and its relationship with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

v) Learn strategies to improve a child’s success across school, community and home environments.



About the Speaker

Maria D. McNish, M.S CCC-SLP is a well-known lecturer, consultant and trainer with clients from across the globe. Her experience includes an extensive clinical residency at Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation and she also served on an International Brain Injury Task Force developed by the United States Congress. Subsequently, Maria moved on to found Advanced Therapy of America, a family-centered state-of-the-art therapy practice offering advanced and sophisticated speech and occupational therapy treatments for extraordinary individuals with special needs.

Maria's specialized training includes P.R.O.M.P.T ® Therapy, Beckman Oral Motor ®, Oral Myofunctional Therapy, SOS Approach to Feeding ®, Therapeutic Listening Program ®, Integrated Listening Systems ®, Talk Tools Oral Placement Therapy ®, Social Thinking ® and VitalStim ®.

A co-author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and a textbook, Maria is also the creator of OccuSpeech ®, an innovative approach for children with disorders in speech and sensory processing. She remains dedicated to the field of neuroscience and its application to the treatment of speech and language.


In addition to the talk, Maria has also availed herself for private 1-1 consultations. Interested parties can send your queries to

info@emconsultants.sg

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Singapore, Singapore 039593

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