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11 January, 2019

Making Sense of Hypersensitivity

New understandings of how the brain works, when viewed through a comprehensive appreciation of attachment, human vulnerability and the developmental process, hold great promise for unraveling some of the most confounding mysteries of childhood. Evidence is mounting that the neurological condition of sensory overload may very well be the root cause and common denominator of a myriad of diverse manifestations and syndromes, including autism, some types of attention problems and even a form of giftedness. The huge diversity of symptoms results from both the degree of severity of the neurological condition as well as the domino effect on a child’s attachments, emotions and resulting development. If understood and properly addressed, sensory overload issues can usually be compensated for and much of the secondary domino effect can be reversed. Dr. Neufeld will discuss the most promising interventions, including the cultivating of strong attachments, the priming of the human adaptive process, and the harnessing of true play as Nature’s own remedial and corrective process.

This workshop is open to the public but geared to professionals including therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health professionals, physicians, educators, guidance counsellors, social workers etc. 

Handouts of Dr. Neufeld’s presentation will be emailed to you two days before the event. You can print it or save it to your device for note taking. Paper handouts will not be provided at this event.

It will take place Friday, April 12, 9-11:30 a.m. at Louis Riel School Division Office, 900 St. Mary’s Road, Winnipeg.

Early bird tickets are $60 until March 31, 2019.

Regular tickets are $75 and available HERE.