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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 teaches 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. 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 is the Vice President of Practice Engagement and Capacity Building at the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). She is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Dr. Varleisha Gibbs has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sensory-Based In-Session: Strategies, Techniques & Equipment for Children with ASD, SPD, & ADHD


Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
1 Hour 53 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 08, 2014
Product Code:
POS062735
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$29.99 - Fall Sale - 50% off Digital Seminars and DVDs (50% off) Standard - $59.99

2-Day Advanced Training!: Neuroscience and Self-Regulation Techniques for Kids with Autism, ADHD & Sensory Disorders


Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
11 Hours 45 Minutes
Copyright:
Apr 25, 2019
Product Code:
RNV063420
Media Type:
DVD
Price:
$219.99 - Fall Sale - 50% off Digital Seminars and DVDs (50% off) Standard - $439.99

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


Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, 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 - Also available: DVD
Price:
$109.99 - Fall Sale - 50% off Digital Seminars and DVDs (50% off) Standard - $219.99

COVID-19: Addressing Social and Collective Trauma in Children, Adolescents and their Families


Faculty:
Varleisha D. Gibbs, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS
Duration:
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Mar 31, 2020
Product Code:
POS056420
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: DVD
Price:
$44.99 - Fall Sale - 50% off Digital Seminars and DVDs (50% off) Standard - $89.99

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