Kelly Mahler

Kelly Mahler

MS, OTR/L

Kelly Mahler MS, ORTL, earned a MS in Occupational Therapy, from Misericordia University, Dallas, PA. She is an occupational therapist and autism consultant, supporting school-aged children and young adults.  Kelly 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 Collete, Elizabethtown, PA.  She is actively involved in several research projects pertaining to interoception.  Kelly is an international speaker and presents frequently on topic related to the five books she has authored

  • Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System
  • The Comprehensive Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness
  • Sensory Issues and High Functioning Autism (with Myles and Robbins) —winner of National Parenting Publications Bronze Medal
  • Destination Friendship: Developing Social Skills for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (with Benton, Hollis, and Womer)
  • Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents — winner of Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal.

 

Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures 2019
In compliance with the requirements of ASHA’s Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery, and marketing, below is information on presenters’ financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentation.
Presenter will receive an honorarium and reimbursement of travel expenses for this conference.
There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose

Interoception, The Eighth Sense: Practical Strategies for Improving Self-Regulation and Emotional Well-Being

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#B1-5  Interoception: The Eighth Sense: Practical Strategies for Improving Self-Regulation and Emotional Well-Being You have to know exactly how you feel in order to control it!! Interoception is an important sensory system that helps us to ‘feel’ body signals like a full bladder,growling stomach, tense muscles or speeding heart. Research indicates that our ability to clearly feel these internal signals enables us to accurately […]

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Interoception: The Eighth Sense and Autism

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  #FK- B  Interoception: The Eighth Sense and Autism You have to know exactly how you feel in order to control it!! Interoception is an important sensory system that helps us to ‘feel’ body signals like a full bladder,growling stomach, tense muscles or speeding heart. Research indicates that our ability to clearly feel these internal signals enables […]

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Interoception, The Eighth Sense: Practical Strategies for Assessing and Improving Interoception 

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#FB1-A Interoception, The Eighth Sense: Practical Strategies for Assessing and Improving Interoception   Interoception, our 8th sense, is emerging as a very important consideration when supporting autistic individuals. This session will provide a detailed look at methods that can be used for assessing interoception.  Additionally, several practical strategies for improving interoception will be discussed in […]

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