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AUCD: Concurrent Sessions: Group 2: The Role of Psychological Flexibility in Supporting Individuals with Disabilities

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Presenter

Ashley Greenwald, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, Director, Nevada PBIS
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND

Description

Psychological flexibility will be explored in this fully interactive and inclusive presentation using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to lead participants through values clarification activities and a host of mindfulness exercises. Small and large group discussions will focus on potential benefits of using ACT to support individuals with disabilities in achieving desired outcomes and discuss how ACT might be incorporated into person-centered planning in behavior support initiatives.

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