Ello Tidal Glass Tumbler with Lid and Straw on Amazon

I have been personally using this glass (the blue one) for a few weeks now.  But, I purchased the glass straws also listed on my website today to use with it instead of the plastic straw it comes with.

It is also an Amazon Prime deal today (July 16th, 2018)!! I’m getting another one!


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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Parents and Professionals Communication Episode 52

On this episode, I discuss the importance of communication between parents and the professionals that are involved in the care of children with special needs and/or medical needs.

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Typical Development 12-24 month old Toddler Episode 42

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.

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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.

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Transition to School Episode 34

On this episode I talk about the transition from Early Intervention to Early Childhood, and the transition from summer to back to school for parents, teachers, and therapists.

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Early Intervention Therapy Long Term Benefits Episode 32

On this episode, I discuss the benefits of early intervention services. I also discuss what the some of the potential consequences of not receiving necessary therapy services could be in the long term.

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Down Syndrome and Early Intervention Episode 19 Child Development

On this episode I discuss early intervention strategies and considerations for babies children with Down Syndrome. Information is presented about what low tone and laxity of joints are. Issues surrounding feeding, fine motor, gross motor, and cognitive skills are discussed.

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International Journal of Science Culture and SportJune2016: 4(2)ISSN : 2148-1148Doi :10.14486/IntJSCS509
Sehmus ASLAN1, Ummuhan BAS ASLAN
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