IN THIS WEEK’S EPISODE:
(33 mins) In this episode, host Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS and guest co-host Dena Gassner welcome back Kelly Mahler MS, OTR/L. As you may recall, Kelly is an occupational therapist and autism consultant, supporting school-aged children and young adults. She is also co-founder of Destination Friendship, an organization dedicated to providing multidisciplinary social skill groups within the community. Kelly is professor of Occupational Therapy at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA. She is actively involved in several research projects pertaining to interoception. She is an international speaker and presents frequently on topics related to the five books she has authored, including Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System. The three discuss the variety of food issues that can be experienced by people with autism, the relationship with interception, and cover tips and tools for mitigating these challenges. Thank you to the listener that suggested this important topic!
For more about Kelly, visit: https://www.mahlerautism.com/
For her book Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System, The Comprehensive Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness, Sensory Issues and High Functioning Autism visit: https://www.aapcpublishing.net/AAPC-Bookstore/Product-Viewer/Interoception–The-Eighth-Sensory-System
Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every two weeks join our hosts Becca Lory, CAS, BCCS (a Life Coach, Certified Autism Specialist, and Autism advocate that is herself on the spectrum) and Katherine Cody, Psy.D. (a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in people on the autism spectrum) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.
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Spectrumly Speaking is the podcast dedicated to women on the autism spectrum, produced by Different Brains®. Every other week, join our hosts Haley Moss (an autism self-advocate, attorney, artist, and author) and Dr. Lori Butts (a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist, and licensed attorney) as they discuss topics and news stories, share personal stories, and interview some of the most fascinating voices from the autism community.