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claudia02 (31K)Claudia Silva - Claudia earned her degree in Physical Therapy in 1986 from the Federal University of Minas Gerais State, in Brazil. She specializes in Neuropediatrics, is trained in Myofacial Release, NDT-NeuroDevelopmental Treatment/Bobath Method, adaptive equipment assessment and fabrication and is also a Clinical instructor. Claudia also specializes in CranioSacral Therapy and is a presenter for the Upledger Institute for ShareCare, Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy and CranioSacral Overview Workshops. She works as a Teaching Assisstant for several CranioSacral Therapy workshops throughout the USA.

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Evelyn Guyer, RN, BSN, CE, our founder, is a nurse educator who has had forty-three years of experience serving families in many capacities: Public Health nursing, Childbirth Education, Infant Massage Instruction, Early Intervention, hospital nursing in pre and post surgical teaching, Labor, Delivery and Neonatology.

Evelyn has taught extensively nationally and internationally and is a highly recognized Keynote Speaker at conferences.  She has authored four books, an educational video, two educational flip charts and created innovative curriculum for several medical centers.  Evelyn has written and implemented four state and national grants and continues to design ground-breaking strategies that encompass proactive educational programs to meet the needs of professionals and the families they serve.

In 1989, she pioneered the work of BART, the first program of stroking for developmentally delayed individuals on a state, and then on national and international levels.  In 1996, Evelyn instituted The Foundation for Infant Massage and Family Bonding and is an adjunct professor at two Universities.

Evelyn retired in 2006, but remains as a special consultant to the Foundation. Please direct any inquiries about BART or The Foundation to the Director, Lisa Davis, at LifeSongs


You are welcome to contact our staff for support and information on materials and resources available to you.  Contacting BART staff does not replace advice given to you by your child's primary care physician or health care provider in matters of medical concerns. Consult them first.

NOTE: The BART Web site and its staff are not liable for any consequences in not following the advice of your physician or health care provider or for any harm or injury resulting from improper positioning or the misuse of BART Techniques.

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Lisa Davis
P.O. Box 654
Brooksville, Florida 34605
E-Mail: LifeSongs