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Leadership Rehab Rounds – Dr. Christie Welch – November 18, 2020
November 18, 2020 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Time: 12:10 – 1:00pm
Speaker’s name and position title:
Christie Welch, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Lecturer, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto;
Associate Researcher, Bloorview Research Institute
Presentation title :
Reframing Autism using Insider Perspectives: What’s new and what’s next?
Christie Welch PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.) is a registered Occupational Therapist who has been practicing since 2001. She completed a PhD in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Toronto and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Bloorview Research Institute. Christie is passionate about building a new understanding of autism that is based on the perspectives of people who identify as autistic. Her research focuses on movement control as well as other embodied elements of autism including experiences identified as important by autistic people; specifically, burnout, inertia, meltdown and shutdown.
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