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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Flashback to Episode 1 Sensory Processing Episode 67

This is an Anniversary show where we flashback to Episode 1 from April 5th, 2017!! Thank you for listening this past year, and for all of your support!

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Repetitive Behaviors Self Stimming Episode 65

On this Episode, I discuss what repetitive behaviors are. I discuss why people do these self-stimulatory behaviors, and what we should do to help them.

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ASD DSM V
Autism Diagnostic Criteria
“DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria.” Autism Speaks, 29 July 2013, www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/diagnosis/dsm-5-diagnostic-criteria.

ASD Repetitive Behaviors
Repetitive Behaviors
Rudy, Lisa Jo, and Joel Forman. “What Do Repetitive Autistic Behaviors Look Like?” Verywell Health, www.verywell.com/repetitive-behaviors-in-autism-260582.

Research Article
AJOT Research Article
Dyck, Murray J., and Anne Passmore. “Relationships Between Stereotyped Movements and Sensory Processing Disorders in Children With and Without Developmental or Sensory Disorders.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 May 2010, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1854564&resultClick=3.


Sensory Processing Disorder Teaching Independence Episode 63

On this episode, I talk about what it means to be an independent person, some ideas on ways to teach kids to become independent adults, and how to incorporate these same techniques with kids who have sensory processing needs.

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Lavender Scented Aromatherapy Weighted Cat Stuffed Animal

 

I have not purchased this specific item, but I have purchased similar ones.  They have been wonderful for providing some olfactory (sense of smell) stimulation at the same time as providing some calming pressure from the weight of the item.


Environmental Enrichment Episode 62

On this episode, I discuss a research study on Environment Enrichment, and how that can be used on a daily basis especially for kids with Autism.

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Early Signs of Autism in Infants and Toddlers Episode 58

On this episode I discuss what some of the early common signs of Autism are in Infants and Toddlers.  I also discuss a research study about trial using parent-mediated video intervention.

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Research Article
Green, J, et al. “Randomised trial of a parent-Mediated intervention for infants at high risk for autism: longitudinal outcomes to age 3 years.” Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines., U.S. National Library of Medicine, Dec. 2017, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28393350.

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