On this episode, I discuss the typical development of toddlers between the ages of 12-24 months (or 1-2 years). All areas of development are included such as: gross motor, fine motor, language, cognition, social/emotional, and self help.
Speaking Presentation October 21st in Overland Park, KS
Research Article: Toddler Persistence Study
Bober, Sally J., et al. “Toddlers’ Persistence in the Emerging Occupations of Functional Play and Self-Feeding.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 July 2001, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1869010&resultClick=3. Accessed 29 Sept. 2017.
In this episode, I talk about head lag in infant development. Head lag is where you pull the infant to a sitting position and watch to see if their head lags behind or lifts along with their body. I discuss potential red flags with head lag.
Research Study: https://ajot.aota.org
Flanagan, Joanne E., et al. “Head Lag in Infants at Risk for Autism: A Preliminary Study.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Sept. 2012, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1851612&resultClick=3. Accessed 25 Sept. 2017.
On this episode, I talk about Auditory Processing versus Typical Toddler “Ignoring”. This is a question so many parents of toddles with auditory processing issues have! It can be difficult to tell if kids are acting certain ways because of sensory issues or just typical toddler behaviors.
Research Article https://ajot.aota.org
Ahn, R. R., Miller, L. J., Milberger, S., & McIntosh, D. N. (2004). Prevalence of parents’ perceptions of sensory processing disorders among kindergarten children. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 287–293.
Research Article: https://ajot.aota.org
Kinnealey, M., Pfeiffer, B., Miller, J., Roan, C., Shoener, R., & Ellner, M. L. (2012). Effect of classroom modification on
attention and engagement of students with autism or dyspraxia. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66,