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


Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS, is an occupational therapist and author with over 18 years of experience working with children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing disorders, and Neurological disorders. She is the vice president of practice engagement and capacity building at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Dr. Gibbs is the former scientific programs officer at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. She also served as the inaugural chair and director of the master's programs in occupational therapy at Wesley College in Dover, DE, where she was a tenured associate professor. Prior to joining Wesley, Dr. Gibbs worked at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as the director of the doctoral programs in occupational therapy.

Dr. Gibbs is steadfast and an expert in the field of neurology, cognition, and pediatric therapeutic intervention. She lectures and provides training on sensory processing strategies and self-regulation to practitioners, parents, and teachers throughout the country and internationally. Dr. Gibbs is the developer of the self-regulation and mindfulness program and author of the best-selling Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Exercise and Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, 85 Activities to Move Clients Toward Healing, Growth and Improved Functioning (PESI Publishing & Media, May 2021). As co-author of Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders, she has provided families with strategies to understand and care for their children. Dr. Gibbs is certified as an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist (ASDCS).

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs has employment relationships with American Occupational Therapy Association, Wesley College, and VDTG, Inc. She receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus. She is a member of the Freelee Foundation Executive Board of Directors.

Self-Regulation and Mindfulness

Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder

Author:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Copyright:
2017
Publication Date:
Sep 28, 2017
Product Code:
PUB085000
Media Type:
Books
Price:
$26.99 - Standard

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


Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, 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 - Also available: DVD
Price:
$29.99 - 2023 Sweet Sale Standard - $59.99

Youth Mental Health Specialist Certification Training


Faculty:
Stephen Porges, PhD |  Mona Delahooke, PhD |  Lynn Lyons, LICSW |  Dr. Lisa Weed Phifer, DEd, NCSP |  Laura Sibbald, MA, CCC-SLP, ASDCS, CYMHS |  Dafna Lender, LCSW |  Ana Gomez, MC, LPC |  David A. Jobes, PhD, ABPP |  ....
Duration:
23 Hours 42 Minutes
Copyright:
Aug 04, 2021
Product Code:
CRS001493
Media Type:
Online Course
Price:
$509.92 Standard - $1,019.84

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