Listen to our conversation with Joanne Lara. Ms. Lara is an expert in the field of movement therapy. She is a professional dancer turned educator and founder of the Autism Movement Therapy® organization. She is an adjunct professor at National University and was the Autism Consultant for Kiefer Sutherland’s FOX TV show Touch. She also produced the documentary for PBS called Generation A: Portraits of Autism and The Arts. In addition, Ms. Lara is a columnist for Autism Asperger’s Digest and is the author of the book Autism Movement Therapy® Method: Waking up the Brain. This book is a practical guide for the use of movement and music to stimulate brain function, impact sensory processing and help with difficult to manage behaviors in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
For more information please visit: www.autismmovementtherapy.org