During treatment sessions, interventions are utilized to best meet the needs of the child. Carly has training in the following interventions and strives to be at the forefront of best practice approaches to create both an evidence- based and neuro-affirmative perspective. Trainings include (but are not limited to):
  • DIR Floortime
    • Evidence based, play- based approach focusing on developmental stage, individual difference and relationship.
  • Stephen Porges: Polyvagal and Regulation in Autism
  • Supporting Function Through Play: Kim Barthel
    • Neurobiology of Play
  • ADOS Training: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
    • Standard measure of behavior consistent with the autism spectrum
  • Picky Eaters vs. Problem Feeders: The SOS Approach to Feeding 
    • Identify oral, sensory, motor, cognitive and emotional developmental milestones key to feeding
    • Create and implement an SOS feeding program for toddles and young children, in group or individual treatment formats
Professional Regulations
  • Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists (SAOT)
  • Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT)