From Sensation to Participation

SIE Annual Conference 2022: Virtual Event 7-13 November 2022

Featuring keynote speakers Professor Shelly Lane,  Dr Sarah A. Schoen, and Carol Stock Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child, as well as a packed line up of presentations to dip in and out of at your convenience, this unmissable event is now available free of charge so book your place now! 

The conference events will be pre-recorded so that you can watch them 24/7 from 7th to 13th November 2022.

Join us for a fascinating exploration of the relationship between the senses and the ability to participate in work, play and other everyday activities. Hear from international experts, dedicated therapists, pioneering researchers and individuals living with sensory differences. Don’t miss this free conference dedicated to sensory integration and sensory processing.



Professor Shelly Lane

Ph.D, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor and Academic Program Director at Colorado State University and Professor of Occupational Therapy at University of Newcastle, Australia. Lane's clinical work includes working with children who have experienced early childhood trauma, and children with sensory concerns linked to ADHD and ASD.

  • Neuroscience Foundations Supporting Sensory Integrative Functions Needed for Everyday Life
  • Ideal content for: Therapists, Professionals & Students
Dr Sarah A. Schoen

Ph.D, OTR/L, Director of Research at STAR Institute. Dr Schoen has spent two decades specialising in sensory integration research and is the recipient of the The American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) A. Jean Ayres Award.

  • Advancements in Sensory Integration Research: A Lens on the Future of Assessment and Intervention
  • Ideal content for: Therapists, Professionals & Students
Carol Stock Kranowitz

Teacher, international lecturer and author of the million-copy-selling book: ‘The Out-of Sync Child'. Carol Stock Kranowitz has authored numerous subsequent books all aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of sensory issues and has received numerous accolades including the Champion of Inspiration Award from the STAR Institute in 2015.

  • From Sensation to Participation: Helping the Out-Of-Sync Child Get In Sync
  • Carol will be discussing the revised and expanded third edition of her go-to book The Out-of-Sync Child
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Rosalind Rogers

Chair of Sensory Integration Education. A Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, senior lecturer and Fellow of her University’s Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice, Rosalind Rogers has been Chair of Sensory Integration Education since 2014.

  • Rosalind introduces you to the 2022 SIE Annual Conference
  • Exciting announcement from SIE
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Dr Keren MacLennan of the Sensory Street & Becky Lyddon of Sensory Spectacle

Sensory Street is a University of Oxford Wellcome-funded research project exploring how public spaces can be disabling sensory environments for autistic people with sensory processing differences and how these places can become more inclusive. Sensory Spectacle educates about sensory processing difficulties through immersive experiences.

  • Sensory Experiences of Autistic Adults in Public Spaces
  • Includes an overview of their amazing immersive event, Sensory Supermarket, this summer
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Dr Amy Hartman

Ph.D, OTR/L from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Dr Hartman will be presenting her research findings on Characterizing Sleep Differences in Children With and Without Sensory Sensitivities
  • Ideal content for: Therapists, Professionals & Students
Purple Ella

Purple Ella creates content on their life with autism, ADHD and chronic illness (hEDS).

  • Ella shares their story of late diagnosis and their advocacy work
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Kim Clairy

A licensed Occupational Therapist, Kim Clairy has unique expertise in understanding the intersection of eating disorders, sensory processing dysfunction, and autism. Diagnosed with all three, she struggled under a healthcare system uneducated on autism. Now in recovery, she shares her expertise by educating others through didactic and experiential training.

  • Making Connections Between Autism, Eating Disorders, Sensory Processing, Trauma, and Mental Health. An Inside Look.
  • Presented by Kim Clairy and William Miller.
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Chris West, OT; Claire Pemrick, OT; & Dr Matt Slavin, Clinical Psychologist of EcoSensory Therapy

EcoSensory Therapy started as the meeting of kindred spirits. Dr Matt Slavin, having finished his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology researching nature-based therapies, joined Claire Pemrick and Chris West (Occupational Therapists and specialists in sensory integration and sensory attachment intervention) in their quest to work with nature as the co-therapist. It was the start of something extremely special; a vision and coming together of shared minds at the sharp end of research and practice in healthcare. These beginnings have been sewn with love, nurture and passion and offer help and support to those in need through new and ancient ways.

  • Beyond the Four Walls… Participating in the Sensory Rich Nature Space - The EcoSensory Way
  • Learn about the fascinating practice of EcoSensory Therapy, an integrative treatment approach to support both the physical and mental health of participants by working with nature to heal and regulate through the senses
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Tracy Stackhouse

MA, OTR, co-founder and executive director of Developmental FX (DFX) in Denver, Colorado. Tracy is a clinical paediatric occupational therapist who works with people affected by Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) and Fragile X related conditions. Tracy was the clinical specialist in sensory integration at The Children’s Hospital in Denver as well as the OT for the Fragile X Research and Treatment Center.

  • Listen to Tracy explore the sensory-informed foundations for regulation and participation.
  • Ideal content for: Therapists, Professionals & Students
Paul Isaacs

Paul Isaacs is autistic and is an experienced Autism Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, Blogger, Author, Artist and Poet.

  • Autism & Sensory Perception
  • Ideal content for: Therapists & Professionals
Sue Allen

Consultant Occupational Therapist, Advanced SI Practitioner, highly experienced clinician, lecturer, published researcher, and Fellow of Sensory Integration Education. Sue is also author of "Can I tell you about Sensory Processing Difficulties?: A guide for friends, family and professionals."

  • Sue will be updating us on her latest research: Relationships Matter
  • This presentation will explore findings about the impact of sensory processing differences on mother's and child's social relationships. It will consider the helpfulness of social and professional relationships to mothers and the clinical implications.
  • Ideal for clinicians, researchers and parents.
Emer Broderick

Paediatric occupational therapist, Advanced SI Practitioner with an MSc in Sensory Integration, eMentor on SIE’s university-accredited SI MSc Pathway and eFacilitator for the Association of Sensory Integration Practice (ASIP) and the ASIP Journal Club.

  • Emer's presentation will include:
  • The background of ASIP - our vibrant community of sensory integration practitioners.
  • Research around the community of practice and development.
  • Research and peer mentorship available to ASIP members.
Joy Jackson

Blogger including The Sensory Seeker and PinkOddy; mother of four children, the youngest of whom has sensory processing differences.

  • Joy discusses her experience of parenting and advocating for a child with sensory processing differences
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
A World Where More People Feel Comfortable
Sensory Friendly Solutions

Meet Christel Seeberger, occupational therapist and founder of Sensory Friendly Solutions. Sensory Friendly Solutions is a woman-owned, disability-owned, B Corp™ Certified social enterprise, with a mission to make the world more sensory-friendly. Sensory Friendly Solutions helps people, businesses and organizations find and adopt sensory-friendly solutions with online training and free resources.

  • Discover common myths and facts about sensory sensitivity, sensory overload and being sensory-friendly.
  • Be introduced to sensory-friendly solutions for daily life.
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Sensory Integration Education & Sheffield Hallam University Awards 2022

The Awards celebrate achievement and nurture talent in the sensory integration community. They are part of the SIE Legacy Project in acknowledgement of and gratitude to those who introduced Ayres Sensory Integration to the UK and Ireland in the 1970s and to those who have worked to shape training and practice since that time.

  • Find out the winners of the student awards!
  • Join us in celebrating the new SI Practitioner and Advanced Practitioner graduates!
  • Ideal content for: Everyone - Parents, Individuals & Professionals
Poster Presentations

From the frontline of Sensory Integration Practitioners and Early Career Researchers. With contributions from the UK, Greece, Italy, Brazil and Finland.

  • Posters and video poster presentations showcasing research, clinical outcomes or service development.
  • Ideal content for: Therapists, Professionals & Students

Access all these amazing presentations PLUS an exciting Delegate Pack which includes discounts and special offers.

The Conference content will be available for only 7 days, from 7 November 2022.

ASIP paid subscription members will enjoy continued access.