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The Autism Dad Podcast - Rob Gorski EPISODE 32, 4th October 2020
Sensory Processing Disorder 101 (feat. Varleisha Gibbs) S3E32
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Sensory Processing Disorder 101 (feat. Varleisha Gibbs) S3E32

In this weeks episode, my guest is Varleisha Gibbs and we are going to talk about sensory processing disorder. Varleisha is a Mother, wife, and author. Varleisha D. Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L is the Vice President of Practice Engagement and Capacity Building At the American Occupational Therapy Association.

In other words, she knows her stuff and is the perfect person to help us better understand what sensory processing disorder is and how we can help our loved ones living with it. We're going to answer frequently asked questions and help dispel the misinformation and clear up any confusion.

About Varleisha Gibbs

Varleisha D. Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L

Vice President, Practice Engagement and Capacity Building

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Back to School Guide:


AOTA: Occupational Therapy for Children and Youth:



Website: http://drvgibbs.com/

Check out her books:

Raising Kids With Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Helping Your Out-of-Sync Child With Sensory and Self-Regulation Issues

Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders: A Week-by-Week Guide to Solving Everyday Sensory Issues

Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder

About Me:

All my information and relevant links are here


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