Teal Benevides, PhD, MS, OTR/L, Guest Instructor
Teal Benevides is an occupational therapist, researcher, wife, and mother. She lives and works in Augusta, Georgia in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Augusta University. Teal’s research and practice focus on fostering access to services and supports for individuals with autism, and ensuring participation in meaningful life activities.
Through several collaborative projects funded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), Teal works with community partners and researchers with and without autism to build inclusive and respectful teams to address the most pressing challenges faced by the autism community.
Teal is excited to return to the Northern Lights Santa Academy this fall session!
Based out of the metro-Atlanta, Georgia area, the Northern Lights Santa Academy serves Santa Clauses, Mrs. Clauses and Santa's Helpers in the Southeastern United States, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. For more information about our Santa school, please contact us.
Northern Lights Santa Academy
PO Box 29160
Atlanta, GA 30359