Wishing everyone a year of learning, adventure and problem solving as we support children with special needs. Wanted to share some of my new learning with you all.
Learning Together: Conversations with Shelley and Kim Every day, in continuing education courses all over the world, Shelley Mannell PT and Kim Barthel OT are asked for their insights by a wide variety of professionals who specialize in developmental disabilities. In this 40-minute informational video, Shelley and Kim discuss their thoughts on CMT based on […]
Click to connect to the Wired On Development podcast player below for the inspirational interview with Kim.
The Victor Walk is a national movement powered by an Orange Wave of Courage, the Victor Walk gives a voice to those affected by the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and rape. One in two girls and one in three boys falls victim to unwanted sexual advances before the age of 18. It has become […]
In August of 2016 Kim delivered the keynote address to the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists’ Conference that took place in Banff. We are happy to share an article that was published in Occupational Therapy Now. The article is a summary of her keynote. CAOT Keynote Address August 2016
This story appears in the July 4–11 edition of Sports Illustrated He hides in the shadows, stage left, and stares into the light past the curtains. He breathes in slow, and then out fast. The four other members of the band have taken their places. The crowd waits for him. “F‑‑‑‑‑‑ sold out,” he says. “Now […]
Thanks to event organizers and encouraging hosts across the country! We visited Banyen Books, a couple McNally Robinsons, very many Costcos, some Chapters and Indigos, the Toronto International Book Fair, Ben McNally, many universities, schools, community centres and arenas, a couple libraries, a Friendship Centre, a transition home, a conference centre, a city hall, a […]
If I were faced with an angry bench-clearing brawl headed towards me, there are three men who I’d wish were beside me as teammates. I’d want them with me because they instill fear in opponents, and there’s nothing they wouldn’t do to protect their own. In this way, they are strong men, and between them, […]
He’s a former NHL All-Star, Stanley Cup winner and Olympic Gold Medalist. She’s a gifted occupational therapist and neuroscientist that he’s affectionately dubbed the “Wayne Gretzky of therapy”. Together Theo Fleury and Kim Barthel have combined his life experience with her professional expertise to write Conversations with a Rattlesnake, a manual of sorts for those looking […]