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Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L
Here at PESI, we are committed to helping increase understanding and acceptance of autism. In honor of World Autism Month, we’re offering some FREE videos on calming children with Autism, ADHD, and Sensory Processing Disorder.Looking for more tips and strategies? » Click here to view the full, one hour FREE CE video on Self-Regulation Strategies & Techniques.
In this short video clip, occupational therapist, international speaker, and author Teresa Garland will walk you through several ways to calm a child after a period of excitement.
These techniques can be used in the clinic, school, and at home.
Through live demonstrations taught by Garland, you’ll learn over 35 effective interventions, including:
- Breathing techniques
- Physical activities
- Sensory strategies
We hope you join us in increasing global understanding of autism by watching these videos and sharing with your friends and colleagues!
For more information on World Autism Month, visit: autismspeaks.org/world-autism-month Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L
, is an occupational therapist and author specializing in sensory and modulation issues. She has worked in schools, sensory clinics and medical settings with children and adults, treating sensory disorders, ADHD and autism. Ms. Garland works closely with other health professionals, teachers and doctors to understand and treat underlying sensory, timing, and coordination/motor planning issues as well as overlying socio/emotional behaviors and the symptoms of autism. She is trained/certified in the SIPT, Interactive Metronome®, Integrated Listening Systems (iLs), Therapeutic Listening, Wilbarger’s Sensory Defensiveness, the Natural Heart Approach, Mindfulness Training, and Food Chaining. Her bestselling books are titled Self-Regulation Interventions and Strategies: Keeping the Body, Mind and Emotions on Task in Children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Disorders (PESI, 2014) and Hands-on Activities for Children with Autism & Sensory Disorders (PESI, 2016).
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