Cincy SPD-PC

Cincy SPD Parent Connections

Support Group


SPD Parent Connections is a group created by and for parents to provide information, resources and understanding to parents, friends, relatives, community members, professionals and anyone touched by the impact of Sensory Processing Disorder. Networking is provided through information exchange, story sharing, guest speakers and group discussion.



SPD Support Group Meetings 2016-2017

7:00-8:30 pm (adults only please)

Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute

4440 Carver Woods Drive 45242


Sep. 6, 2016                       Everything You Always Wanted to Know About IEP’s, 504 Plans, and Special Education  

Kimberly Rotundo,MEd, Diagnostic Educator, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital


Oct. 4, 2016                                                                      SPD and Self Care Challenges  

Rachel Pettibone, MOT, OTR/L, Manager of Clinics, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute


Nov. 1, 2016                                             Coping with Difficult Emotions (Anger, Depression, Anxiety)

Melinda G. Bauer, MSW, LISW-S Licensed Independent Social Worker


NO MEETINGS December 2016, January 2017, and February 2017


Mar. 7, 2017                              Parent Discussion:  How Does Your Family Handle Traveling? Tips and Advice  

Open Discussion Among Attendees


Apr. 4, 2017                                                                       SPD and Sports: Making it Fun  

Jackie Kirkpatrick, OTR/L, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute


May 2, 2017                                                                             Growing Up with SPD  

Guest Panel Discussion


Heidi Stroeh, SPD-Parent Connections Host


This group is run by parents. Parents share their personal experiences related to SPD. All comments or advice are the opinions of those parents and are not recommendations. Advice of a medical and/or allied health professional should be sought for diagnosis and treatment.