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Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS


Varleisha D. Lyons (formerly Gibbs), PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS, is an occupational therapist and author with over 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, sensory processing disorders and neurological disorders. She developed and founded Delaware’s first occupational therapy program and became the first black indigenous American woman to serve as the Scientific Programs Officer at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Currently, she is the Vice President of Diversity Equity Inclusion Justice Access and Belonging at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Varleisha continues to lecture and provides training on sensory processing strategies and self-regulation to practitioners, parents, and teachers throughout the country and internationally. As co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders, she has provided families with strategies to understand and care for their children. Dr. Lyons is the developer of the Self-Regulation and Mindfulness program and author of the best-selling book, Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Exercises and Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder (PESI Publishing & Media). She is the co-author of Trauma Treatment in ACTION: Over 85 Activities to Move Clients Toward Healing, Growth and Improved Functioning (PESI Publishing & Media). Her areas of expertise include neuroanatomy, self-regulation strategies across the lifespan, health inequities, and trauma responsive approaches.

Disclaimer: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this presentation belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the author's employer, organization, committee or other group or individual. Varleisha D. Lyons PhD, OTR/L is employed by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This work is independent of her role and not affiliated with AOTA, Inc.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Varleisha Lyons has employment relationships with the American Occupational Therapy Association and VDTG, Inc. She receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Lyons receives a speaking honorarium, recording and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Varleisha Lyons is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus. She serves on the advisory board of George Washington University Programs in Occupational Therapy and is a board member of the National Association for Hearing and Speech Action.

Intensive Training! Neuroscience and Self-Regulation Techniques for Kids with Autism, ADHD & Sensory Disorders


Faculty:
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
11 Hours 45 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 25, 2019
Product Code:
POS063420
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$179.97 - 2024 May Digital Seminar Sale Normal Price: Standard - $399.95

Certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist Intensive Training (ASDCS)


Faculty:
Temple Grandin, PhD |  Jennifer Cook |  Kellie Doyle Bailey, MA, CCC-SLP, MMT/SELI |  Stephen Porges, PhD |  Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS |  Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP |  Tamara Rosen, PhD |  Stacy Sue Rosello, MA, OTR/L |  ....
Duration:
20 Hours 2 Minutes
Copyright:
Jun 02, 2021
Product Code:
CRS001475
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$299.95 Normal Price: Standard - $1,099.85

Sensorimotor Interventions to Improve Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Functioning: Neurological Approaches for Children and Adolescents with Autism


Faculty:
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
2 Hours 3 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 22, 2021
Product Code:
POS064760
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$58.48 - 2024 May Digital Seminar Sale Normal Price: Standard - $129.95

Advanced Self-Regulation: Practical Tools and Strategies for Kids with ADHD, Autism & more


Faculty:
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS |  Christine A Wing, PhD, CCC-SLP |  Dr. Laura Ehlert, PsyD
Duration:
18 Hours 1 Minutes
Copyright:
Oct 01, 2017
Product Code:
CRS001216
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$349.95 Normal Price: Standard - $626.95

Self-Regulation in Children: Keeping the Body, Mind & Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders


Faculty:
Varleisha Lyons, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
5 Hours 53 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 16, 2016
Product Code:
POS061575
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Price:
$112.48 - 2024 May Digital Seminar Sale Normal Price: Standard - $249.95

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