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Save the Date - March 6 -7, 2020

Louisiana Association for Play Therapy
2020 Annual Conference

Loyola University
6363 St Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

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(Must be enrolled in or a recent graduate (past two years)
of a graduate mental health program (psychology, counseling,
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The speaker for our 2020 Annual Conference

Dr. Grant
Dr. Robert Jason Grant

It is with great pleasure that the Louisiana Association for Play Therapy board announces the speaker for our 2020 Annual Conference - Dr. Robert Jason Grant!

Dr. Grant specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. He is the creator of AutPlay® Therapy, an ASD and neurodevelopmental disorders therapy incorporating play therapy, behavioral therapy, and relationship development approaches. He is also a Certified Autism Movement Therapy provider and trained in many established ASD treatment approaches. Dr. Grant is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy, a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/trauma related therapy for children and adults.

Dr. Grant is an international speaker and keynote presenter having presented for the American Counseling Association, Association for Play Therapy, American Mental Health Counselors Association, and The World Autism Congress. He is a multi-published author of several articles, book chapters, and books including the following best-selling books:

  • AutPlay® Therapy for Children and Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum
  • Play-Based Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Understanding Sensory Processing Challenges, A Workbook for Children and Teens
  • Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder, A Workbook for Children and Teens

Dr. Grant is a founding board member for the non-profit organization Stars for Autism. He is a current board member for the Association for Play Therapy. He is also a part time instructor in the Play Therapy Certificate program at Mid America Nazarene University (MNU).

With Dr. Grant, the 2020 Conference is set to be quite a rich learning experience!

March 6 -7, 2020 

Loyola University New Orleans
6363 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118

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