Maria McNish: The Role of Sensory Processing on Speech, Language, Feeding, Socialization, and Development

National Autism Association New York Metro Chapter Invites you to join us for

The Role of Sensory Processing on Speech, Language,
Feeding, Socialization, and Development


Maria McNish, M.S. CCC-SLP
Founder of Advanced Therapy of America

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Rebecca School
40 East 30th Street – 5th Floor Gym
New York, NY 10016

There is no fee but please RSVP below

About The Program

Please join the NAA NY Metro for a fascinating presentation by Maria McNish, M.S. CCC-SLP, founder of Advanced Therapy of America concerning the role of sensory processing on speech, language, feeding, socialization and development. The topics covered often provide parents and caregivers ideas of how to strengthen the sensory processing systems of loved ones.

  1. Learn from a neurological perspective how brain connections are made for learning and development.
  2. Learn about the 7 senses and their roles in development.
  3. Understand how sensory processing impacts speech, language, behavior, attention, eating, and socialization.
  4. Make sense of sensory processing and its relationship with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  5. Learn strategies to improve a child’s success across school, community, and home environments.

About Maria McNish

Maria McNish is a co-author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and a textbook. She is the creator of OccuSpeech®, an innovative approach for children with disorders in speech and sensory processing. Maria served on an International Brain Injury Task Force developed by United States Congress. She is dedicated to the field of neuroscience and its application to the treatment of speech and language. Maria is a well-known lecturer, consultant, and trainer and is a resource for parents, educators, and professionals across the globe.