Mahler, Kelly, MS, OTR/L
Kelly Mahler earned a MS in Occupational Therapy, as well as a Post-Professional Pediatric Certificate from Misericordia University, Dallas, PA. She is an occupational therapist and autism consultant who supports school-aged individuals and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In the evenings, Kelly is co-founder of Destination Friendship, an organization providing fun opportunities targeted at developing friendship skills in young people with ASD. Kelly has presented numerous seminars and workshops at the international and national levels. Kelly is the author of four books: Sensory Issues and High Functioning Autism (with Myles and Robbins)—winner of 2015 National Parenting Publications Bronze Medal; Destination Friendship (with Benton, Hollis, and Womer); Hygiene and Related Behaviors for Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders–winner of Mom’s Choice Awards Gold Medal 2011 and Interoception: The Eighth Sensory System—which this conference presentation is based on. She currently resides in Hershey, Pennsylvania with her husband, Nicholas and her 2 daughters, Olivia and Madeline.
Author Kelly Mahler designed various assessments for the Interoception book, included in this workbook, which give professionals and parents a new way to evaluate individuals with ASD and provide targeted strategies to overcome challenges.$38.95 Product Details »
Using the same product and easy-to-read format as the first edition, this newly expanded book explains how many children with high-functioning ASD relate to the world through their senses. The book reviews sensory processing terminology and how the sensory systems impact behavior.$30.95 Product Details »