Kennedy Center to hold author talk on autism
Published 6:45 pm, Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Kennedy Center's Autism Project will hold a free book presentation and signing by a local occupational therapist 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Fairfield Public Library's Fairfield Woods branch, 1147 Fairfield Woods Road.
Jill Howlett Mays, a consultant to parents and educators who has worked with children for over 30 years in private practice, will discuss and sign her book, "Your Child's Motor Development Story." In the book, she aims to help parents understand sensorimotor development and the influence in children's ability to appropriately attend to their environment.
The presentation will cover how parents can help child development motor skills from early infancy through elementary years and improve attention, organization as well as emotional regulation and behavioral responses. Mays will also discuss how sensorimotor development affects cognitive, socio-emotional development and motor skills.
Advance tickets are needed. Contact Eileen Jaworowicz at 203-332-4535, ext. 236, or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.