Kristin Hughes, OTR
In this presentation, pediatric occupational therapist, Kristin Hughes, will share tools, tips, and exercises for parents and caregivers to treat themselves to reduce stress, anxiety, and mental fatigue.
About Kristin Hughes, OTR:
Kristin Hughes is a pediatric occupational therapist who is passionate about working with children and their families. She has 20 years of professional experience working with children and families living with autism and developmental disorders. She has pursued extensive training in Masgutova Neurosensoriomotor Reflex Integraion (MNRI®), Craniosacral therapy, and Relationship Development Intervention (RDI®). Kristin uses a combination of therapeutic methods to improve various areas that are essential to healthy childhood development such as fine motor skills, gross motor skills, self-regulation, sensory processing, and play skills. She specializes in reflex integration work and believes it is the key foundation for functional movement, cognition, and social-emotional growth. Currently, Kristin is working alongside Dr Brandon Crawford at the Austin Center for Developing Minds using a multidisciplinary approach to brain rehabilitation. She uses developmental functional neurology combining hemispheric intervention using the Melillo Method, with photobiomodulation therapy, using Neurosolution lasers to achieve groundbreaking results in traumatic and anoxic brain injuries. Kristin brings love, compassion, knowledge, hope, and creativity to each of her patient’s individual needs.