Interoception & Alexithymia in Neurodiversity-Informed Mindfulness - Interactive WorkshopJan 24, 2024
Learn about interoception and alexithymia and practice neurodiversity-informed body and emotion practices. Practice techniques anchoring in body and emotion, learn and share information about neurodiversity informed body practices in a combined learning and community discussion forum.
Participants will engage in inclusive language and accessibility practices within group settings. The exploration will focus on body awareness tools, facilitating insights into various sensory processing experiences, specifically addressing sensory overload concerns common among many neurodivergent individuals.
Learning: Interoception and alexithymia and Mindfulness
Practice: Body and Emotion practice tools
LIVE Session: Tuesday, Feb 20th, 2024 - 5:00 - 6:30 PM ET / 2:00 - 3:30 PM PT / 10:00 - 11:30 PM GMT / 11:00 PM - 12:30 AM CEST
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This innovative workshop series will provide you with the knowledge to seamlessly integrate neurodiversity-informed techniques into your professional practice. Each workshop will provide an interactive exploration of the latest neurodiversity-informed practices and insights, and will include new additional resources, along with opportunities for small group discussions and engaging dialogue.
Sue Hutton MSW/RSW, Creator of the Neurodiversity-Informed Mindfulness course Sue Hutton MSW., RSW. has over 30 years of experience as a social worker and in mindfulness training. Sue has been developing neurodiversity-informed modifications for the MBSR curriculum with the CAMH Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre. This work is done in collaborative effort with neurodiverse advisors and their caregivers.
Jan A. Wozniak MA, APPA (he/him) is an autistic scholar, research advisor at the CAMH Azrieli Centre, and advocate currently completing training in psychology and disability studies at Toronto Metropolitan University.
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