Fine Motor Skills for 2 Year Olds Episode 72

On this episode, I talk about some of the fine motor skills I look for as an Occupational Therapist when playing with a child between the ages of 24-36 months or 2-3 years.

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Drug Exposure and Infant Development Episode 71

On this Episode, I talk about how infant development can be affected by drug exposure in-utero.

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Journal Article AJOT
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September/October 2011, Vol. 65, e60-e68. doi:10.5014/ajot.2011.001263

Articles
Ross, Emily J, et al. Advances in Pediatrics., U.S. National Library of Medicine, Jan. 2015, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4262892/.

“Drug Addiction And Babies: Long Term Effects.” DrugRehab.org, 28 Nov. 2017, www.drugrehab.org/drug-addiction-and-babies-long-term-effects/.

“Children Exposed to Methamphetamine before Birth Have Increased Cognitive Problems.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 18 Mar. 2014, www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140318113733.htm.

Singer, Lynn T., et al. “Developing Language Skills of Cocaine-Exposed Infants.” Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 May 2001, pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/107/5/1057.short.
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Transition from School to Summer Episode 70

On this Episode, I talk about the transition from school to summer time, how that can affect kids, and suggestions for helping them have a more consistent routine over the summer break.

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Rice, Margaret. “Evidence Based Practice: Visual Activity Schedules.” Your Therapy Source, 2 Nov. 2016, www.yourtherapysource.com/blog1/2016/11/02/evidence-based-practice-visual-activity-schedules/.


Infant Feeding Issues Episode 69

On this episode, I talk about some of the common concerns with newborn and infant feedings, and what some strategies are for trying to help the feedings improve. Community Resource Directory

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“The Infant & Toddler Forum.” Toddler and Infant Nutrition Advice, www.infantandtoddlerforum.org/.
Infant and Toddler Forum

“Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Children.” Averican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA, www.asha.org/public/speech/swallowing/Feeding-and-Swallowing-Disorders-in-Children/.
Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

 


Melissa and Doug Shape Sorter Activity Bag

This is an excellent game for toddlers!  Practice matching shapes and putting toys into a container.  Great for cognitive skills, fine motor, and language all in one activity!


Parent Coaching in Early Intervention Episode 68

On this Episode, I talk about the Parent Coaching or Teaming Model with Early Intervention for ages 0-3 years.

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