Barbara A. Smith. M.S., O.T.R.

Barbara A. Smith. M.S., O.T.R.

Barbara Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in English; a Master’s of Science from Tufts University’s Boston School of Occupational Therapy and is certified in Sensory Integration and Hippotherapy. She has decades of experience working with clients in varied settings. Her website,, includes articles, videos, activity ideas as well as her presentation schedule.

Barbara Smith has also written "Still Giving Kisses: A Guide to Helping and Enjoying the Alzheimer’s Victim You Love" and "From Rattles to Writing: A Parent’s Guide to Hand Skills". Barbara is currently providing hippotherapy treatment to children through Ironstone Farm in Andover, MA.


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Assessments and Creative Interventions to Treat Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

5 Hours Instructional Level: Intermediate
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This course addresses the most recent changes in diagnostic criteria of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the evaluation tools that rehab professionals and other professionals may use to assess needs in areas of executive function, sensory, motor, behavioral, visual, social-emotional and communication skills and performance of daily living activities. 

Both evidence based interventions and alternative treatment options such as animal assisted therapies and iPad technologies will be...