New Online Education Program

Announcing the 14th International Symposium Available Online!

Now for the first time ever, the SPD Foundation is offering a symposium for researchers, clinicians, educators and medical professionals ONLINE! Don’t miss some of the most prominent speakers presenting the latest findings and evidence-based data on sensory processing. These CEU-eligible courses are available in the comfort of your home or office, day or night.

for day one, day two or both days at a special introductory rate. Along with this special pricing we are offering all other online classes at HALF OFF with the purchase of one day or more of the 14th International Symposium.

Every parent and professional will benefit from the online courses covering the definition of SPD, the six subtypes and practical strategies for treatment at home, school and in the clinic.

3693_star center_lucy miller_20100210Intensive Mentorship: Clinical Reasoning in Intervention

Greenwood Village, Colorado

Join a small group of practicing clinicians to learn advanced methods and strategies during our five-day Mentorship program at the SPD Foundation and STAR Center. Observe actual STAR Center treatment sessions and be the first to see children utilizing our new outdoor sensory playground!

Mentorships guided by sensory pioneer Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR, Founder and Research Director, SPD Foundation and Clinical Director, STAR Center along with Sarah A. Schoen, Ph.D., OTR, Associate Director of Research, SPD Foundation and Clinical Services Advisor, STAR Center.

Level 1 Mentorship Dates:

March 18-22 (Only two spots left)
June 10-14
July 8-12

August 12-16

November 4-8

Don’t delay. Only a limited number of seats are offered. March is almost sold out and summer is filling up fast.


Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders:

The S.O.S. Approach to Feeding

Barboursville, West Virginia
Basic 3-day Course: February 28 – March 2, 2013
Advanced Workshop: March 3, 2013

Kay A. Toomey, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist, Erin Ross, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Bethany Kortsha, MA, OTR will present the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding, a family-centered, transdisciplinary program for assessing and treating children with weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems.

Save the dates:

Los Angeles, California – July 18 – 21, 2013

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – December 5 – 8, 2013


Faculty Speaking Engagements

Bring the SPD faculty – including Dr. Lucy Jane Miller or Dr. Sarah A. Schoen – to your organization, event or meeting. Our faculty teaches basic and advanced workshops all over the world.

Be one of the first to book a G.O.A.L. (Goal Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills) workshop and learn how to administer and score Dr. Lucy Jane Miller’s latest standardized assessment.

Email Caraly at for booking information.

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