She has been an occupational therapist for thirty years. Since 1993, she has specialized in sensory processing dysfunctions and their effect on behavior. In 1997 she published a research paper on the efficacy of the Snoezelen for children with mental retardation.
She is currently studying for a doctorate, specializing in the area of sensory processing dysfunctions. In 2001 she received a recognition award in occupational therapy in
Today she develops projects and trains staff to understand the Snoezelen approach.
Research on Snoezelen in the mngt of Children with MR (Clientgroups -> Mentally Retarded -> Behaviour Therapy)
Breakthrough in Snoezelen (Int. Workgroup)
Report of the first Int.Conferende in Israel (May 2004) on Snoezelen (Int.Workgroup)
Beit Issie Shapiro Ideas and Research (Downloads -> Berlin 2002)
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