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The Brain: what we know today and how it impacts our children

10 June 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm HKT


About the Workshop:

Special Needs Network Hong Kong (SNNHK) is delighted to host this one-day workshop with Kim Barthel.
The workshop will cover brain functions, current neuroscience and its application to our children. Through a series of lectures, participants will leave with a multi-dimensional understanding of the brain and how it affects speech and language, sensory processing, cognition, emotional and self-regulation, motor planning, vision, behaviours, mitochondrial function and the gut. This workshop is appropriate for parents/caregivers, clinicians and educators.

Learning objectives:

An understanding of:

  • Brain functions and neurotransmitters
  • How neuroscience affects cognitive, behaviour and therapeutic intervention
  • The importance of attunement on the brain structures involved in attention, learning and emotional regulation
  • The science of sensory processing as it contributes to regulation and behaviour


Kim Barthel

Speaker Bio:

Kim is a world-renowned teacher and occupational therapist, actively supporting multi-disciplinary functions and healing in many cultures internationally. She is a pioneer in reinforcing the importance of relationship in therapy and education and blending the art of intuitive inquiry with cutting-edge developments in neuroscience. Kim’s specialties include Developmental Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Mental Health, Complex Behaviour, Sensory Processing, Attachment, the Visual/Vestibular System and Neuro-Developmental Treatment. Kim’s mission is to support the conscious evolution of the human spirit.

email: snnhkevents@gmail.com

Registration closes FRIDAY 26TH MAY 2017


10 June 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm HKT
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Special Needs Network Hong Kong


The Platform in Sai Ying Pun
1/F, 120 Connaught Road West
Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
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