The four-day workshop will blend cutting edge neurobiology with treatment strategies supporting clinicians and educators who serve the Autism Spectrum Disordered population. Whether you are an Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Pathologies / Speech Therapist, Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Educational Psychologist or an Educator, this workshop will provide you with an up to date and deeper understanding of the mechanisms of the brain-body science of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Create evidence informed choices of treatments for your individual clients across a wide range of treatment modalities.
Presenter : Ms. Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR, is an author, consultant, occupational therapist, and owner of Labyrinth Journeys, a workshop company dedicated to providing professional and personal growth workshops. Kim is a Neuro-Developmental Treatment-OT Instructor and a teacher of Sensory Integration Therapy, with post- graduate study in neuro-sciences and a range of complementary healing practices. Having recently authored the pediatric textbook; Evidence and Art: Merging Forces in Pediatric Therapy, Kim proficiently blends and bridges the most up to date science of connection and attachment theory with the intuitive aspect of the therapeutic process. Kim's recent professional challenges include team strategy facilitation for acute pediatric/adolescent mental health cases, and creating sustainable care strategies in a wide variety of cultures throughout the world.