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Making Connections Through Puppetry: Puppetry for Parents & Educators
Saturday, 10:00 AM EDT for 2 hrs Marriott : Indiana Ballroom E

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Short Description:
Learn how puppets can be an effective learning tool and bridge for communication and motivation with neurotypical and neurodiverse populations. Puppet included!
Long Description:
Making Connections Through Puppetry is a professional development workshop series that teaches educators, therapists, counselors and parents how to use puppets when working with neurodiverse and neurotypical children. Puppetry can be used as an effective learning tool and bridge for communication and motivation. Applied skills with puppetry include: joint attention, pretend play, social/emotional learning, de-escalation, impulse control, emotional regulation & more. Professional puppeteer Lindsey “Z.” Briggs will teach participants the basics of puppetry performance and technique as well as discuss ways to utilize puppets to make connections with children, especially those who can be hard to reach, and build bridges of trust, kindness and joy. Each participant will receive a unique customized puppet to use throughout the workshop and in their work going forward.
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Mature (18+)
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None (You've never played before - rules will be taught)
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Yes, materials are provided for this game. You do not need to bring your own.
Start Date & Time:
2 hours
End Date & Time:
Saturday, 12:00 PM EDT
Marriott : Indiana Ballroom E
Z. Briggs
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