Varleisha D. (Gibbs) Lyons, PhD, OTD, MS, OTR/L, ASDCS, FAOTA

Vice President, Practice Engagement and Capacity Building, The American Occupational Therapy Association; Former Associate Professor and Director of Inaugural Masters of Occupational Therapy Program, Wesley College; Author, Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder (2017); Co-Author, Trauma Treatment in Action (2021) and Raising Kids with Sensory Processing Disorders (2020, 2nd Edition)


Teaching Engaged Brains

The Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 22-24, 2024

Focus & ADHD

Students With ADHD and Attention Problems: A Guide to Mindfulness and Self-Regulation

Future-Ready Brains

NY Sheraton Times Square Hotel, New York, NY or Virtually via Zoom  April 18-20, 2024

Neurodiverse Brains & Resilience

Fostering Resilience and Self-Regulation in Our Neurodiverse Students

Self-Regulation, Sensory Processing, and Mindfulness

Online Seminar  April 9, 2022-N/A

Social-Emotional Brains in Schools

Virtual Conference  November 7-8, 2020

Mental Health/Autism/ADHD/LD & Self-Regulation

Neuroscience, Mindfulness, and Self-Regulation: Helping Children With Autism, ADHD, Trauma, and Sensory Disorders Regulate Their Emotions