Massage for Kids with Special Needs – canceled

Date :


10/13/2012 CANCELED

Time :


10am – 1pm CANCELED


Location :

ARROAutism Westside Family and Community Center

Cost :

$45 per family

(360) 202-2299

Speakers :

Miley Flowers


EVENT CANCELED Please join Miley Flowers, LMP and Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist for a hands on course where you will learn how to safely and effectively promote well-being in your child through massage. Providing massage to your child can help with a variety of concerns you may have as a parent:

    • Difficulty bonding with parent(s)
    • Non-verbal communication, improve awareness of body language
    • Sleeping difficulties
    • Digestion problems; Constipation
    • Brain Development through tactile stimulation
    • Aversion to touch

Additionally, specific massage techniques can greatly benefit children with the following

    • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • Sensory Processing Disorder
    • ADD/ADHD
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Various Acute and Chronic Medical Conditions

*The cost of this course is $45 per family. You are welcome to bring your little one (ages 2 and up) and both parents are encouraged to attend. There will be a portion of the course that is more informative and a kid-friendly movie will be offered for the kids during these times. Please bring your child’s favorite blanket or a yoga mat for the hands-on portion of the class. All other materials, including lotion and oil will be provided. If you have any specific concerns, please contact Miley prior to the course and every effort will be made to accommodate your needs. This course is limited to 10 families so register early!

Printable Materials

Miley Flowers Massage Course Printable Flyer

*This course is being provided by an outside individual or organization and is not managed by, endorsed by, or sponsored by Autism Research and Resources of Oregon. For details and registration, please contact the organizer directly.

About Dan Yedinak

Dan Yedinak is an Information Technology consultant, volunteer Web Administrator for the Autism Research and Resources of Oregon, and an Autism Advocate.
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