Workshops

Miriam provides expert training to professionals and parents. The Miriam Empowers Through Education series brings local and national experts to St. Louis so that people who touch the lives of children with learning challenges can better understand their needs.  Seminars are held four evenings during each school year from 6:00 to 7:30pm and are located at Miriam School, 501 Bacon Avenue in Webster Groves, Missouri 63119.  One daytime session is held annually on the Friday before President’s Day and is geared toward educators.

The cost for each evening session is $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Needs based scholarships are available for families who earn $80,000 or less in income. The cost for the half-day daytime session is $79 and includes a continental breakfast. That seminar runs from 8:00am to noon.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for all seminars attended.

2018 Miriam Empowers Series

October 11, 2018  6:00-7:30pm  AutPlay in the Classroom and Therapy Settings                                                                       Presenter:  Lauren Scheidegger, LPC, CPT, and Autplay therapist

The language of children is play…have you ever wondered how to use play to really hear what your students or clients are saying? Lauren Schiedegger, registered play therapist and AutPlay therapist will explain the nature of play to communicate with both the typically developing student as well as a student who has autism, neurodevelopmental disorders, and developmental disabilities. You will leave this program with tools to incorporate in your classroom or therapy setting.

Click HERE to register for a seminar.

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