Who might benefit from A.R.T.?

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A.R.T. for doctors Go
A.R.T. for Optometrists and Behavioural optometrists Go
A.R.T. for Chiropractors / Osteopaths/ Body therapists Go
A.R.T. for Occupational Therapists Go
A.R.T. for Speech Therapists Go
A.R.T. for Psychologists/Therapists Go
A.R.T. for Parents Go
A.R.T. for Adults on the spectrum Go
A.R.T. for Support workers Go

A.R.T. for doctors

  1. Autism from a neuro-physical perspective
  2. The interconnection of the nervous system and the social engagement system
  3. How the vagus nerve influences the social system
  4. How the vagus nerve shuts down the social system and executive functioning
  5. How physical exercise and massage can increase serotonin and states of health and restoration
  6. How to talk to your clients about the vagus nerve and autism
  7. How to work with adults on the spectrum
  8. Latest research on the interconnection of physical and mental health
  9. How natural medicine can complement traditional medicine
  10. Interconnectedness of the body systems and how they affect mental and social wellbeing
  11. Case studies of clients who have progressed far beyond normal expectations
  12. Advances in Neuroscience and health – what it means for autism
  13. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  14. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)
  15. Case studies – changes in autism when the mental / physical states are aligned
  16. Cutting edge concepts of stress and anxiety
  17. Anxiety as a body issue

A.R.T. for Optometrists and Behavioural optometrists

  1. The importance of a parasympathetic state in visual acuity
  2. How a parasympathetic state influences eye movement and vision
  3. How vision is influenced by the flight/fight/immobilise system
  4. Peripheral vision and the parasympathetic state
  5. Case studies of clients whose vision shifted through working with the body
  6. How improving vagal tone improves the visual system
  7. How the eyes link to interoception and sensory awareness
  8. How trauma inhibits the visual system
  9. How the vagus nerve influences the five cranial nerves associated with vision
  10. How improving vagal tone improves visual acuity
  11. Exercises to promote vagal tone
  12. Why people on the spectrum can’t get into a parasympathetic state
  13. Vision, vagal tone and learning difficulties
  14. Working with people on the spectrum

A.R.T. for Chiropractors / Osteopaths/ Body therapists

  1. How to share the PVT simply with clients
  2. How to understand the PVT simply in a therapeutic context
  3. Simple exercises to promote parasympathetic state
  4. How to work with autistic clients (kids and adults)
  5. Efficiently shift clients into a parasympathetic state
  6. The importance of appreciating autism from a neuro-physical perspective
  7. The nuance of working with autistic adults
  8. The complexity of the emotional state and the configuration of the nervous system
  9. Tools for self- reliance and autonomy
  10. Exercises to promote vagal tone
  11. Simple exercises to promote serotonin release that your client can learn
  12. Deconstructing our unconscious disability prejudice
  13. Working with people on the spectrum

A.R.T. for Occupational Therapists

  1. The efficiency of first working with the body for better outcomes
  2. Tools to promote a parasympathetic state
  3. How manual dexterity is influenced by vagal tone
  4. The importance of vagal tone for movement and agility
  5. How being in a parasympathetic state influences speech, motion and executive function
  6. Why the autist cannot fully access a parasympathetic state
  7. Promoting self- reliance and autonomy in clients
  8. Working with a new therapeutic model
  9. Deconstructing our unconscious disability prejudice
  10. Getting your client on board
  11. The therapeutic efficacy of promoting self-reliance in clients
  12. Tools to shift your client out of defence and defiance
  13. Advances in Neuroscience and health – what it means for autism
  14. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  15. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)

A.R.T. for Speech Therapists

  1. Tools to promote a parasympathetic state
  2. Getting your client on board
  3. How working with vagal tone attunes the social system naturally
  4. How the dorsal vagus immobilizes the social system – eyes, ears, voice, throat, speech
  5. How physical exercise and massage release serotonin
  6. How sense of self is improved with vagal tone and a restorative state
  7. The therapeutic efficacy of promoting self-reliance in clients
  8. Stretching the bounds of what we think is possible in autism
  9. Promoting self- reliance and autonomy in clients
  10. Working with a new therapeutic model
  11. Tools to shift your client out of defence and defiance
  12. Advances in Neuroscience and health – what it means for autism
  13. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  14. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)

A.R.T. for Psychologists/Therapists

  1. Why working with the body is effective for enhancing mindfulness
  2. Why mindfulness and breathing techniques are so challenging for people on the spectrum
  3. Why people on spectrum have poor body awareness
  4. How we can enhance CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) by first working with the body
  5. Improve learning capacity, self-awareness, self-regulation and executive functioning in your clients
  6. Tools to shift your client out of defence and defiance
  7. The therapeutic efficiency of promoting self-reliance in clients
  8. The therapeutic efficiency of working with the body
  9. Stretching the bounds of what we think is possible in autism
  10. Promoting self- reliance and autonomy in clients
  11. Working with a new therapeutic model
  12. Advances in Neuroscience and health – what it means for autism
  13. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  14. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)

A.R.T. for Parents

  1. Advances in Neuroscience and health – what it means for autism
  2. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  3. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)
  4. Tools to shift your child out of defence and defiance
  5. Improve learning capacity, self-awareness, self-regulation and executive functioning in your child
  6. Stretching the bounds of what we think is possible in autism
  7. Why mindfulness and breathing techniques are so challenging for people on the spectrum
  8. Why people on spectrum have poor body awareness
  9. Why gut health is relevant to autism
  10. Why there are so many comorbid illnesses with autism

A.R.T. for Adults on the spectrum

  1. Autism from a neuro-physical perspective
  2. The interconnection of the nervous system and the social engagement system
  3. How the vagus nerve influences the social system
  4. How the vagus nerve shuts down the social system and executive functioning
  5. How physical exercise and massage can increase serotonin and states of health and restoration
  6. Stretching the bounds of what we think is possible in autism
  7. Why mindfulness and breathing techniques are so challenging for people on the spectrum
  8. Why people on spectrum have poor body awareness
  9. Why gut health is relevant to autism
  10. Why there are so many comorbid illnesses with autism
  11. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  12. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)

A.R.T. for Support workers

  1. Autism from a neuro-physical perspective
  2. The interconnection of the nervous system and the social engagement system
  3. How the vagus nerve influences the social system
  4. How the vagus nerve shuts down the social system and executive functioning
  5. How physical exercise and massage can increase serotonin and states of health and restoration
  6. Stretching the bounds of what we think is possible in autism
  7. Why mindfulness and breathing techniques are so challenging for people on the spectrum
  8. Why people on spectrum have poor body awareness
  9. Why gut health is relevant to autism
  10. Why there are so many comorbid illnesses with autism
  11. Tools for self-reliance and autonomy
  12. Tools for reducing stress in the body (not mindfulness or breathing techniques)

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