LIVE VIRTUAL WEBINAR with Kim Barthel - NDT for ASD: Neuro-Developmental Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dec 8, Wednesday – Dec 11, Saturday 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Cost: Regular Rate:$375
Register Online

Kim Barthel -  NDT for ASD:  Neuro-Developmental Treatment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Live Stream Webinar and Recorded Access until March 20, 2022 

December 8 - 11, 2021 

(if you are unable to watch the LIVE Event, you can take a Post Test after watching recorded video to receive Credit/CEUs)

3pm - 7pm (PST) each day 

4 days with a total of 8 Modules (each Modules will be 90 minutes, 2 Modules per day w/1 hour break between Modules) 


- Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR, C/NDT

Course Description:

Movement challenges are the functional limitations most often neglected in the treatment of children with ASD. Current motor control literature and neurobiological research highlight the motor systems impairments in the increasing prevalence of the ASD diagnosis. Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) is a frame of reference that guides clinicians in the analysis and treatment of posture and movement. This cutting-edge workshop will apply NDT principals, assessment, and intervention in treating the movement challenges of children on the spectrum. Comparing and contrasting between ASD compensatory motor patterns and typical motor development will be emphasized, offering a foundation for the facilitation of new motor learning through lecture, videotape analysis and virtual lab. This live-online learning experience will be recorded and available for viewing for 90 days.

Course objectives:

•    Understand neurobiological and motor control research foundations of the movement impairments in ASD
•    Describe Neuro-Developmental Treatment foundations of assessment and intervention for individuals with ASD
•    Appreciate the comparison of components of movements observed in typical development and movements observed in children on the spectrum 
•    Acquire introductory handling skills and play schemes to enhance the unique motor learning and functional impairments for children on the spectrum

December 8th, 2021

Module #1 3 – 4:30pm (PST)
•    Neurobiology of Motor Impairments in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Break 4:30 – 5:30pm (PST)
Module #2 5:30 – 7pm (PST)
•    Foundations of Neuro-Developmental Treatment for ASD

December 9th, 2021

Module #3 3 – 4:30pm (PST)
•    Video Treatment Demonstration – Analysis and Discussion
Break 4:30 – 5:30pm (PST)
Module #4 5:30 – 7pm (PST)
•    Understanding Components of Movement for Treatment Planning: 
•    Typical Development and Motor Impairments of ASD

December 10th, 2021

Module #5 3 – 4:30pm (PST)
•    Postural Control and Core Facilitation Lecture and Lab
Break 4:30 – 5:30pm (PST)
Module #6 5:30 – 7pm (PST)
•    Setting up the Environment and Play Schemes to Facilitate Postural Control: Lecture and Video Analysis

December 11th, 2021

Module #7 3 – 4:30pm (PST)
•    Facilitating Sequences of Movement: Lecture and Video Demo
Break 4:30 – 5:30pm (PST)
Module #8 5:30 – 6:30pm (PST)
•    Fine Motor, Oral Motor and Motor-Related ADL Challenges for Children with ASD: Lecture and Video Analysis
•    Wrap-up 


About 10 days after Live Webinar, participants will receive a link to access recorded Modules. These recordings will be available until March 20, 2022.


Kim Barthel, BMR, OTR ,C/NDT  is an Advanced NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment) OT Instructor, a multi-disciplinary teacher and best-selling author who is active in training professionals internationally in supporting people on the spectrum. Kim is passionate about understanding movement, sensory processing, complex behavior, neurobiology, attachment, trauma-sensitive practice, and mental health. She has 37+ years of integrating trans-disciplinary, evidence-informed and current research into her wealth of clinical experience. 


Live ZOOM meeting and access to recording until Maech 20, 2022


Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, December 8 - 11, 2021
 3pm – 7pm (PST) with 1 hour break @ 4:30pm
Register online, Link at tbottom of page


Regular Rate  -  $375 US 


1.2 CEUs (12 Education Contact Hours)


Normajean Friend - Education Program Assistant

email: [email protected]    

[email protected]


Refunds will be given until 15 days prior to the course, less $75 administration fee. No refund will be given for cancellations made within 15

Location Details

Mary Bridge Children's Therapy-
Puyallup, WA 98372

Contact Details

[email protected]

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