Linda Messbauer is regarded as a top expert, and is available for Consultation regarding Multi-Sensory Environments. Her previous body of work includes the following Presentations, Lectures, and Workshops:

Following is a list of speaking engagements, and workshops, and training that Linda Messbauer has conducted on Multi-Sensory Environments:

Dec. 3-6, 2008 – The Society for the Treatment of Autism, Workshop sponsored by the Hidden Angel Foundation, Calgary, Canada

Nov. 12-14, 2008 – Design Services for Sunnyside Retirement Community, Harrisonburg, Virginia

2008 Monthly – MSE Consulting for Design, Needs Assessment, Purchasing, Installation, and Training, FEGS, Bronx, NY

2008 Monthly – MSE Training/Consulting, KIDS TIME THERAPIES
Dr. James F. Bianco, Woodside, New York

Oct. 22-24, 2008 – Workshop for C.D. Hidden Angel Foundation, Rome, Georgia

Oct. 7-8, 2008 – Workshop for, Nederhorst den Berg, Netherlands

Oct 2-4, 2008 – Linda presented at the 6th Snoezelen Symposium, Neuwied, Germany

July 23-25, 2008 – Workshop: Everything Old is New Again, Making a Snoezelen Room work with your diverse populations, Orangegrove, Tenn.

June 16-17, 2008 – Oswego Industries, Inc, workshop: Challenging Behaviors, Fulton, NY

May 31-June 1, 2008 – Linda presented at the 2008 NYC Sensory Modulation Symposium
Sponsored by: Metropolitan New York District, Mental health Task Force of NYSOTA.

May 21-23, 2008 – Working functionally with a Snoezelen Room, How to get the most out of your equipment , Disabled Persons Action Organization, Watertown, NY

May 12, 2008 – MSE Training, New Interdisciplinary School, Yaphank, NY

May 5-9, 2008 – YAI/NIPD Network’s 29th Annual International Conference
VISIONS OF HOPE AND OPPORTUNITY – Linda spoke on the topic of autism & MSE, May 8th
New York City

Workshop Dates at Linda’s MSE
Apr. 3-4, 2008, Apr. 10-11, 2008, Mar. 27-28, 2008, Mar. 13-14, 2008 – Queens, New York

April 15-16, 2008 – Hidden Angel Foundation
Room developed for children with psychiatric disorders.
Binghamton, New York

Apr. 10-11, 2008 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

Apr. 3-4, 2008 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

March 31- April 1 2008, Design Consultation Services, Stockton School
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL

Mar. 27-28, 2008 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

Mar. 13-14, 2008 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

March 5-7, 2008 MSE Design Renovation and Training for NIDRR
Field Initiated Grant: (a three year initiative)
Investigating the Effects of Snoezelen Therapy on Children Recovering from Severe Traumatic Brain Injury,Ryder Trauma Center, University of Miami, FL

Feb. 7, 2008 – Private Snoezelen Training, JCC of Greater Five Towns
Cedarhurst, NY

Feb. 6, 2008 – Design and Training for MSE for visually Impaired
Pines Bridge School, NWBOCES
Yorktown Heights, NY

Nov. 15-17, 2007 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

Nov. 5-7, 2007 – MSE Workshop, Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical, & Nursing Supports, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Department of Health and Hospitals, Pineville, LA 71361

Nov. 1, 2007 – James Madison University, VA – Keynote Speaker – Working Together To Make A Difference: The Many Voices of Alzheimer’s – 6th Annual Alzheimer’s Education Conference

Oct. 18-20, 2007 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

Oct. 11-13, 2007 – Workshop at Linda’s MSE
Queens, New York

Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2007 – Lecturer: “MSE for Dementia, Palliative Care and its emerging relationship with the Developmental Disabilities Community”
NYS MR/DD Nurses Association 2007 Conference
Albany, NY

Sept. 24 -25, 2007 – Workshop
Hidden Angel Foundation at: Miami Jewish Home and Hospital
Miami, Florida

Sept. 20-21, 2007 – Lecturer: “Research – Quest for Answers”
5th International Snoezelen Symposium of the ISNA
Montreal, Canada

July 16, 2007 – Workshop – Creative Hands Occupational Therapy
Bolivia, NC

June 14 – 16, 2007 – Workshop
Calgary, Alberta – Canada

June 7 – 9, 2007 – Workshop
Mobile, Alabama

May 14 – 16, 2007 – Workshop
Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 7, 2007 – 4th AnnualPutnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Accessibilities Expo
Yorktown Heights, NY

Dec. 19 – 21, 2006 – MSE for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, Inpatient Children’s Services Workshop & Client Demonstrations
Greater Binghamton Health Center, OMH
Binghamton, NY

Dec. 8 – 12, 2006 – Introduction to MSE, Workshop
Alergria Community Living
Oakland, California

Nov. 30 – Dec 2, 2006 – MSE State of the Art Theory & Practice – Workshop & Equipment Demonstrations
Manhattan, NY

Nov 17 -19, 2006 – Adapting and Modifying the Sensory Environment to Enable and Empower the Child with Significant Disabilities
World Congress & Expo on Disabilities
Philadelphia, PA.

Nov 7 – 11, 2006 – MSE for Developing Positive Behavioral Supports
Council for Exceptional Children

Nov. 1, 2006 – Multi-Sensory Environments
Speaker, Keynote Closing Address
Annual Indiana Symposium on Alzheimer’s Disease

Oct 12, 2006 – Multi-Sensory Environments Workshop and “Come to Your Senses” – a workshop for parents of children with disabilities and sensory processing deficits
ARC of Oswego County
Fulton, NY

Oct. 5 – 7, 2006 – MSE State of the Art Theory & Practice – Workshop & Equipment Demonstrations
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sept. 25, 2006 – MSE & Alzheimer’s Workshop & Client Demonstrations
Felician Infirmary
Lodi, NJ

July 31 – Aug 3, 2006 – Workshop
Jacksonville Public School- Special Ed. Depart.
Hidden Angel Foundation
Jacksonville, FL.

June 29 – 30, 2006 – Workshop
Lifetime Assistance, Inc.
Rochester, NY

May 1 – 5, 2006 – Pathways to Success in Developmental and Learning Disabilities: Innovative Programs, Strategies and Policies that Work
Presented by YAI, National Institute for People with Disabilities
New York, NY

April 10 – 11, 2006 – Workshop & Client Demonstrations
Saint Joseph’s School
Chicago, IL

March 17, 2006 – Presentations: “The Difference between MSE, Snoezelen and Sensory Integration” & ” The Use of MSE for Individuals with Autism”
Multisensory Education Day
Sponsored by the Florida Department of Education and Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.
Coral Gables, FL

March 7 – 10, 2006 – Train the Trainer – Snoezelen
Presenter for Flaghouse, Inc.
Toronto, Ca

March 3 – 4, 2006 – Workshop
Sponsored by St. Joseph’s College of Early Childhood Education, Wee Care Developmental Center, Halifax Developmental Center & Dalhousie University
Nova Scotia, Canada

November 28, 2005 – Workshop
Board of Cooperative Educational Services
District of Orange & Ulster Counties

October 19 – 23, 2005 – Come To Your Senses
Pre-conference workshop and Keynote address
Toronto, ON, Canada

October 2 – 4, 2005 – Snoezelen Conference & Four Workshops

June 23 – 26, 2005 – Snoezelen Training
Basic and Advanced Courses
Miami, FL

March 3 – 4, 2005 – Snoezelen Workshop
State-of-the-Art Theory and Practice
Training Course
New York, NY

2005 – Multi-Sensory Environments – An Educational Approach

December 2-4, 2004 -Snoezelen Workshop: State-of-the-Art Theory and Practice
New York, NY

October 27-30, 2004 – Snoezelen Multi-Sensory Environments: Generalized & Measurable Changes in Behavior
NADD Conference
Vancouver, BC, Canada

July, 2004 – International Basic and Advanced Snoezelen Training
Miami, FL

July, 2004 – Snoezelen and Sensory Processing Workshop
Milwaukee, WI

May, 2004 – First Snoezelen International Conference

2003 – The Use of Sensory Diets for Successful Community Inclusion for Participant with Challenging Behaviors: Snoezelen and Sensory Diets Symposium
New York State Association of Day Service Providers
Saratoga Springs, NY

2003 – Train the Trainer Workshops
Snoezelen Instructor
Four separate three-day workshops
Canada and USA

2002 – A Two Day Workshop on “Sensory Strategies for Adults with Developmental Disabilities”
Six regional workshops
New York State Association of Day Service Providers, Sensory Integration & Snoezelen Award

May, 2001 – Snoezelen: Community Inclusion & Challenging Behaviors Conference
New York State Association of Community and Residential Agencies

2001 – Snoezelen, Sensory Processing Disorders & Sensory Strategies for Treatment
Four Day Workshop
Muki Baum Association and The School of the Arts
Toronto, ON, Canada

2001 – Snoezelen & Issues in Sensory Disorders
Center for Addiction Research and Mental Health
Toronto, ON., Canada

2000 – Snoezelen & Issues In Sensory Disorders; Snoezelen Case Studies; Snoezelen – Exploring Interactivity North American Snoezelen Conference
New York, NY

2000 – Snoezelen & Applications for Treatment
Northwood Health Systems
Wheeling, WV

December, 2000 – Snoezelen & Multi-Sensory Environments
LaGuardia Community College
New York., NY

October, 2000 – Snoezelen, Arousal Levels & Treatment Issues for Community Inclusion
NYS Association of Day Service Providers, Symposium 2000

1999 – The Snoezelen Approach
Manhattan Developmental Disabilities Council
New York, NY

1999 – Adults with Mental Health Problems and Challenging Behaviors – The Story of Virginia
Third Worldwide Snoezelen Congress
Toronto, ON. Canada

May, 1999 – Snoezelen User Group Activities in the USA
Snoezelen Worldwide Foundation
Derbyshire, UK

June, 1999 – Taking Therapy into the Community: The Practical Challenge
Symposium ‘99, NYSADSP

July, 1999 – Snoezelen: A Multi-Sensory Environment for Recreation
Downstate Recreation Conference

April, 1999 – Use of Snoezelen: A Multi-Sensory Environment for Challenging Behaviors in Autistic Populations
Dove Rehabilitation Services

October, 1998 – Snoezelen: Multi-sensory Approach to Challenging Behaviors
Second Worldwide Snoezelen Congress
Neukirchen, Germany

June, 1998 – Aging and Fall Prevention / Snoezelen
Association of New York Day Service Providers
Albany, NY

May, 1998 – “Can I Still Live Here?” – A Presentation of Age Related Changes in Senior Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
NYSACRA – Imagine the Possibilities

September, 1997 – ”Can I Still Live Here?” – A Presentation of Age Related Changes in Senior Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

October, 1994 – Sensory Programs for the Profoundly Retarded
New York Office Mental Retardation Bureau of Recertification

June, 1992 – “Snoezelen” Video & Lecture
New York State Day Treatment Providers

June, 1989 – Working with Individuals in a New Environment – Everything You Need To Know
Camp Loyaltown, Association for Help of Retarded Citizens
Two Day Workshop: Training of International Staff

November, 1987 – Sensory Integration and the Self- Abusive Client
New York University, New York, NY

September, 1986 – The effects of Sensory Deprivation in Severely Handi­capped Clients
United Cerebral Palsy, Staff Institute
Grand Hyatt, N.Y.

October, 1983 – Programs for the Severely and Profoundly Retarded
Association of Day Treatment Providers
Albany, N.Y.

September, 1981 – Program Models for the Severely Handicapped
United Cerebral Palsy, Staff Institute
New York, NY

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