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Sunday, July 9 • 8:00am - 9:30am
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach Towards Evaluating and Treating Those with ASD + OCRDs

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ASD co-morbid with OCRDs presents unique challenges for treatment due to limited research in the area of empirically supported interventions for this population. This presentation will include the current state of the literature and recommendations for future directions. The presentation will highlight specific information regarding considerations + approaches when dealing with sensory hyper-reactivity. Furthermore, the cross-training and multi-disciplinary approaches at UF Health between psychiatry, medical psychology, and occupational therapy will be discussed in the context of a case study.


Lisa Guerrero, MEd

Lisa Guerrero is a doctoral student in the University of Florida's School Psychology program and an advanced practicum student in the UF Division of Medical Psychology where she has received extensive training in the area of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention. Her area of specialization is in Applied Behavior Analysis and early interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is also credentialed as a Board Certified Behavior... Read More →

Kelly Ulmer, MEd/EdS

Kelly Ulmer graduated with a master's degree in counselor education and a specialist's degree in mental health counseling. She is a registered mental health counseling intern in the state of Florida, currently specializing in eating disorders, depressive disorders, anxiet... Read More →

Tana Carson, PhD, MOT

Dr. Tana Carson is an Adjunct Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and works for UF Health as an Occupational Therapist. She earned her doctoral degree in the area of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences as well as a master's degree in the area of Occupational Therapy. She has extensive research and clinical experience in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has a strong interest in sensory processing and motor functioning among those with... Read More →
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Cindi Gayle, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Dr. Cindi Flores currently holds a faculty position in the University of Florida's Division of Medical Psychology as a Clinical Assistant Professor and also provides clinical supervision for graduate students. Dr. Flores has extensive experience using the following treatm... Read More →

Julisa Duenas, PhD

Dr. Julisa Duenas is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the UF Department of Psychiatry’s Division of Medical Psychology. She earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Western Michigan University. Throughout her training, she has obtained clinical experience in be... Read More →

Sunday July 9, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
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