QST Recent Presentations
International Meeting for Autism Research poster session, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 14, 2015. “Treating Sensory Disability in Autism with QST Massage Decreases Severity of Autism: A Replication Study.” Full text here.
Grand Rounds at Bay Area Hospital, Coos Bay, Oregon, May 2, 2014. “Treatment for Sensory and Self-regulatory Symptoms in Young Children with Autism”
Dinner Presentation at Bay Area Hospital, Coos Bay, Oregon, May 2, 2014. “Treatment for Sensory and Self-regulatory Symptoms in Young Children with Autism”
Autism and Chinese Medicine Conference, Harvard, Dana-Farber Institute, Boston, MA. August 18, 2013.
Prevalence, Significance, and Treatment of Abnormal Tactile Responses in Young Children with Autism.
25th Annual Symposium of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Baltimore, Maryland, May 5, 2013. “Treating Children with Autism with Qigong Massage: Research Summary” and “Treating Children with Autism with Qigong Massage” presented by Dr. Louisa Silva.
Early Childhood/Early Intervention Symposium at Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon. March 4, 2013. A decade of research on parent-delivered qigong massage for young children with autism and Down syndrome.
Marion County Dental Hygientists Study Club, Early Intervention for Autism with Parent-Delivered Massage. Salem, Oregon, April 3, 2012
International Meeting For Autism Research conference. Parent-delivered qigong massage treatment for autism – a research-driven approach to developmental delay in young children. San Diego, CA, May 12, 2011
International Meeting For Autism Research conference. Preliminary data validating a qualitative assessment of core and co-morbid autism symptoms: The Sense and Self-Regulation Checklist. San Diego, CA, May 13, 2011
World Federation Acupuncture Society, International Acupuncture Conference. A Model and Treatment for Autism at the Convergence of Chinese Medicine and Western Science: First 130 Cases. San Francisco, November 2010
Autism Society of America National Conference. A Model and Treatment for Early Intervention in Autism. Dallas, Texas, July 2010
Autism One Conference. Qigong Sensory Training. Chicago, May 2010
Oregon Therapy in Education Settings (TIES) 2010 conference. Qigong Sensory Training Research Update. Eugene, Oregon, April 2010