The Autism Society of PEI in partnership with the Prince Edward Island Association for Community Living and the Stars for Life Foundation for Autism are proud to be collaborating to host Marc Landry, Occupational Therapist to present his full day workshop “Hey My Brain doesn’t work that way- Using the Body to lead the Mind” at the Farm Centre in Charlottetown:

Hey! My Brain Doesn’t Work That Way!
Exploring Brain Differences
Understanding Sensory Processing
Promoting Self-Regulation
Supporting Stress Management

Presented by: Marc Landry Occupational Therapist
Friday, May 31, 2019

  • How Toxins affect the Brain
  • Review Brain Function and Brain Differences
  • How to make learning friendlier to all or “Teaching to the Brain”
  • Understand 9 of the senses
  • Learn more about Sensory Processing, how it changes from person to person, and how it affects how we feel and how we act
  • How to identify and meet a child’s sensory needs based on Neurological Threshold Continuum
  • Understand the human stress response system and it’s impact on learning, behaviour, function
  • Teaching Self Regulation (the Alert Program) and how this differs from “emotional regulation”
  • Using sensory and motor input to manage levels of arousal – Sensory Diet
  • Practical suggestions to help kids calm down
  • Doing the Detective Work
  • Incorporating Collaborative Problem Solving & Heavy Work
  • Using Sensory Strategies to face and manage stress


Early Bird Rates (Until May 10th, 2019)
$20.00- Members/Parents (Stars for Life, Autism Society, or PEI Association for Community Living Members/Parents)
$50.00- Professionals
Regular Rates
$30.00 Members/Parents
$60.00 Professionals

Location: Farm Centre- 420 University Ave, Charlottetown.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. 30 minute lunch break (on your own)


Email or call 902-566-4844. Please designate member/parent or professional when registering. Jenna will confirm payment options upon receipt of your registration. All payments must be made in full prior to May 10th to receive early bird rates. All fees must be paid in full prior to the workshop


Parents, Teachers, Resource Teachers, psychologists, counselors, autists, interventionists, counselors, support staff, child care workers, SLPs, administrators, early childhood educators, respite and community workers, consultants.