Event Details

HANDLE Levels 1 & 2 Combined

  • 29 Aug 2022
  • 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • 30 Aug 2022
  • 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Chatham Real Food Market, 15 Church St., Chatham, NY, USA
Course Description

HANDLE Introductory and Basics combined course, Monday and Tuesday,

with Level 2 Certificate Option (required to apply for Level 3 HANDLE course):
Activity session Thursday, September 1, 1:00-5:00 PM (or arrange a time with Instructor)

This 14-hour course teaches the Foundations and Applications of HANDLE

through the lens of an array of life and learning challenges, affecting

young children to elderly. Follow founder Judith Bluestone’s process to

develop theories on Attention and Autism and begin to see behaviors as

communication with new “HANDLE eyes”.


Discover the interconnected relationship of nutrition, neurophysiology,

healthy movement and more. Students will learn unique HANDLE

activities and will explore how the activities can be applied and adapted

to support individuals with a wide range of ages, sensitivities, and

challenges. No one is too old for HANDLE.


HANDLE is a unique, gentle, non-drug movement therapy that is

beneficial for individuals of all ages and abilities.


Level 1 offers an overview of the HANDLE paradigm, and Gentle Enhancement® including

instruction in some unique HANDLE activities.


Level 2 builds upon the Level 1 with an in-depth look at sensory processing systems.

Students learn more activities and different applications for a variety of presenting concerns.

For more information, see flyer here.

Space is limited, Advanced Registration Recommended


Sliding Scale: $200-$300

None for this course. (Level 1 is required before Level 2.)

To register contact the instructor:

Elizabeth Frishkoff  at 413-528-0477 or efrish@sover.net


     Elizabeth Frishkoff, MSW, Certified HANDLE Practitioner and   Instructor, has been working with the HANDLE approach for 25 years in clinical, school and home-based settings. From preschool students to nursing home residents, she serves clients with a wide range of life and learning challenges.