About the speaker:
Lindsey Biel, M.A., OTR/L is a pediatric occupational therapist with a private practice in New York City where she evaluates and treats children, adolescents, and young adults with sensory processing issues, developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, and other challenges. With the COVID-19 pandemic, she now offers teletherapy to families and schools nationwide.
Lindsey is co-author of the award-winning Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues, with a foreword by Temple Grandin. She is also the author of Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens and has authored two chapters in Dr. William Steele’s book Optimizing Learning Outcomes as well as contributed to the all-new edition of Kim West’s classic Good Night, Sleep Tight .
Visit Lindsey’s websites at www.sensorysmarts.com and www.sensoryprocessingchallenges.com for downloadable checklists, articles, webcasts and more.
Pain, Sensory Issues and Autism
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Brain & Sensory Processing Differences Across the Lifespan
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Feedback, “feed-forward” loop impairments detected in ASD
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