Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Doctoral student and neurodivergent therapist with clinical interests in neurodiversity-affirming approaches, top-down assessment and treatment strategies, and ethical evidence-based practice.
- Outpatient Clinics
- Health Promotion
- Trauma-Informed Care
Bryden Giving, MAOT, OTR/L is a doctoral student at Boston University and licensed occupational therapy practitioner with experience in evidence-based interventions, therapeutic treatments, and contextual supports for neurodivergent pediatric patients.
His work emphasizes a forgotten aspect regarding evidence-based practice: the client’s values, including how well the intervention honors neurodivergent identity. His doctoral project’s main objective is to promote the delivery of best practices for autistic children and youth, emphasizing those that are both research-informed and honor autistic identity.