How YMCA of Portage is Helping Children Adapt with Sensory Rooms
The pandemic has hit our youngest the hardest when it comes to their mental health and wellness. Join Shannon Burhans, CEO of YMCA of Portage, as we walk-through how they were able to help children adapt with sensory rooms.
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What's being discussed?
All organizations serving communities and children agree, the pandemic has hit our youngest the hardest when it comes to their mental health and wellness. This creates new challenges for YMCAs and community centers when it comes to integrating children into daycare, afterschool care and camps.
Join Shannon Burhans, CEO & President of the Portage Township YMCA, will be walking us through how they were able to help children adapt with sensory rooms.
In this session, we’ll cover:
- What are some common sensory youth challenges
- How you can use equipment and spaces to manage behaviors
- What type of training can help you prepare staff
Meet the Speaker
Shannon Burhans, President & CEO, Portage Township YMCA
The people business has been Shannon's arena for over 25 years. Her passion is identifying areas of opportunity and working to find a solution that will make it better.
Shannon has been honored to serve her community in the capacity of President & CEO at the Portage Township YMCA for nearly 5 years. She is proud to lead an amazing team, with whom she has navigated through a complete restructuring, a pandemic, and the continuous challenges that have resulted from the pandemic. She and her team aim to serve their community and neighbors in need through compassion and hard work.