Fine Motor Skills for 3 Year Olds Episode 79

On this Episode, I discuss the top 5 Fine Motor Skills that I look for in typical 3 year old development!

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HWT and Head Start Article

Lust, Carol A., and Denise K. Donica. “Effectiveness of a Handwriting Readiness Program in Head Start: A Two-Group Controlled Trial.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Sept. 2011, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1851506&resultClick=3.

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Crawling Episode 78

On this Episode, I discuss the potential long term benefits of crawling, as well as, the potential long-term issues kids might have in school if they skip the crawling phase as infants.
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Autism and Early Intervention Services Episode 77

On this Episode, I discuss what Early Intervention services look like, or should look like, for kids with Autism.

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Are BPA Free Products Safe Episode 76

On this episode, I discuss current research on the health effects of eating and drinking out of BPA and BPA-Free products.

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BPA Free Food Containers

“BPA May Affect the Developing Brain by Disrupting Gene Regulation.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 25 Feb. 2013, www.sciencedaily.com
/releases/2013/02/130225153122.htm.
Science Daily Article

Environ Health Perspect 121:352–358
(2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1205826 [Online 17 January 2013]
Blake, Mariah, et al. “Those BPA-Free Plastics You Thought Were Safe? Think Again.” Mother Jones, 24 June 2017, www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/03/tritan-certichem-eastman-bpa-free-plastic-safe/.
“Repropedia.” Folliculogenesis | Repropedia, www.repropedia.org/hyperploidy.
CBS News. “FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups.” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 17 July 2012, www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-bans-bpa-from-baby-bottles-sippy-cups/.
CBS News. “FDA Bans BPA from Baby Bottles, Sippy Cups.” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 17 July 2012, www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-bans-bpa-from-baby-bottles-sippy-cups/.
  1. Bisphenol A Exposure Causes Meiotic Aneuploidy in the Female Mouse

    Hunt, Patricia A. et al.
    Current Biology , Volume 13 , Issue 7 , 546 – 553

    BPA Mice Study

“BPA and BPS (Substitute for BPA) Affect Embryonic Brain Development in Zebrafish: Low Levels of Chemicals Linked to Hyperactivity.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 12 Jan. 2015, www.sciencedaily.com
/releases/2015/01/150112154606.htm.
Landing, The Soft. “Plastic Drinking Straws (and 6 Better Alternatives).” The Soft Landing®, 15 June 2018, thesoftlanding.com/drinking-straws-getting-to-the-bottom-of-it/.
Gibson, Kate. “Why Won’t McDonald’s Ban Plastic Straws in the U.S.?” CBS News, CBS Interactive, 24 May 2018, www.cbsnews.com/news/why-mcdonalds-wont-ban-plastic-straws/.
Houck, Brenna. “Why the World Is Hating on Plastic Straws Right Now.” Eater, Eater, 12 July 2018, www.eater.com/2018/7/12/17555880/plastic-straws-environment-pollution-banned-alternatives-ocean-sea-turtle-viral-video.
Hinterthuer, Adam. “Just How Harmful Are Bisphenol A Plastics?” Scientific American, 1 Sept. 2008, www.scientificamerican.com/article/just-how-harmful-are-bisphenol-a-plastics/.
Bilbrey, Jenna. “BPA-Free Plastic Containers May Be Just as Hazardous.” Scientific American, 11 Aug. 2014, www.scientificamerican.com/article/bpa-free-plastic-containers-may-be-just-as-hazardous/.

Sensory Processing Oral Low Awareness with Eating Episode 75

On this episode, I discuss what Oral Sensory Processing with Low Awareness is and how it can affect children’s eating and drinking skills.

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Oral Sensitivities and Eating Episode 74

On this episode I discuss Oral Sensory Sensitivities and how they can affect kids and their eating skills.

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Tantrums and Children Who are Nonverbal – Episode 73

On this Episode, I discuss issues that come up with kids who are non-verbal including things like tantrums and frustrations due to language difficulties.

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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.
Research Study


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/.