presented by Varleisha D. Gibbs
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Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Varleisha D. Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L is a lecturer, researcher, developer of the Self-Regulation and Mindfulness program, and co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders. Dr. Gibbs began her career after receiving her baccalaureate degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware. She continued her studies in the field of Occupational Therapy. Dr.…Read full bio
1. The Connected Brain
This chapter reviews sensory pathways and the connection development. The content covered will serve as a foundation for assessment and interventions discussed later.
2. The Autonomic Nervous System: Our Airport
This chapter reviews the influence of the autonomic nervous system on arousal and threshold. The content covered will serve as a foundation for treatment interventions later discussed.
3. Using Biomarkers for Assessing Self-Regulation
This chapter explores the physiological signs and reactions a child may present in relation to their self-regulation. The content covered directly provides methods of assessment.
4. Challenging Behaviors Including Sleep and Eating
This chapter explores the treatment interventions for challenging behaviors including eating and sleeping. The content covered directly provides methods of assessment.