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Wesley Professor Featured on NPR

Posted June 27th, 2018 at 3:37pm

Dr. Varleisha GibbsWesley College Chair and Director of Graduate Programs in Occupational Therapy Dr. Varleisha Gibbs was the featured guest on the WDIY public radio program “Take Charge of Your Life” with program host Eleanor Bobrow which aired on June 18, 2018.

Bobrow, a marriage and family therapist interviews guests on her show discussing a variety of topics including health, relationships, wellness, and more. Dr. Gibbs was invited to discuss kid-friendly lessons for teachers, parents, therapists, and educators to help children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism, and sensory processing disorders and how to build needed skills to help stay focused on managing their senses and controlling their emotions utilizing examples from her latest book.

Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD & Autism Spectrum Disorder,” by Dr. Gibbs, is based on the latest research in neuroscience and provides a unique, evidence-based resource for helping children who have trouble self-regulating, staying focused, managing their senses and controlling their emotions.

WDIY is a community public radio station licensed to Allentown, Pennsylvania, with studios in Bethlehem and transmitter atop South Mountain.

To listen to the interview click here.