Navigating Sensory Processing Differences
with Dr. Winnie Dunn
Dr. Winnie Dunn is a distinguished professor of occupational therapy at the University of Missouri, the author of the Sensory Profile, and a trailblazer in occupational therapy research and practice. Dr. Dunn’s latest research focuses on parent coaching and occupations in everyday life. Listen in to episode 16 as we explore:
- How to understand sensory processing differences using a strengths-based lens
- How and why to support our clients in their everyday lives – even if we work in contrived settings
- Dr. Winnie Dunn’s surprising advice on how to use the Sensory Profile that may make your work so much easier
- Dr. Dunn’s advice to OTs that brought us both to tears
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- Read Dr. Dunn’s Latest Publications:
- Living Sensationally understanding your senses.
- Strengths-based approaches: What if even the ‘bad’ things are good things?
- Sensory processing in the general population: adaptability, resiliency and challenging behavior.
- Sensory processing in autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and typical development.
- Classifying sensory profiles of children in the general population.
- The relationship between sensory processing patterns and behavioral patterns in children.
- Sensory Subtypes in preschool aged children with autism spectrum disorder.
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