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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Mindfulness Yoga and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder LIMITED

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This presentation explains how mindfulness yoga when in cooperated in classroom for students with autism can assist them to perform better. Autism is a complex neurological disorder that greatly effects quality of life, impairs communication skills, social interaction in severe cases. Many children engage in repetitive and stereotyped behavior. Yoga mindfulness when performed and practiced with consistency can provide benefits to health, mental strength, well-being, emotional stability and self-regulation among individuals with autism. Individuals with ASD undergo lot of stress and portray behavior challenges. Mindfulness yoga as an emerging self-care therapy helps improve effective relationships, focusing and understand inner experiences. 

Benefits of presentation: • This presentation will inform educators, therapists, parents, guardians on benefits of yoga for children in autism spectrum disorder. • Inform individuals present in the conference the five areas of practice that include balanced step: asanas, pranayama, deep relaxation techniques, poses or postures and music therapy. • The presentation will also inform individuals on neuro-biological aspect of yoga  • The presentation will also discuss emerging neuro-science studies.   

Speakers
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Sujata Norman

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER, ALBERTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
I have been a teacher for nearly 25 years. I have taught in three continents and five countries. I have been handling students with behavioral issues and reading on mindfulness and yoga. I have conducted a pilot study using a specific mindfulness based intervention and will be conducting my PhD dissertation study in few months.


Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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