Crayon Rocks on Amazon

These Crayon Rocks are great for encouraging kids to use their fingertips and thumb to grasp the crayons, and practice their Fine Motor skills!  (Not for use with kids under 3 due to choking hazard!)


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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Pediatric Feeding Therapy Feeding Evaluations Episode 66

On this episode, I discuss the topic of Feeding Evaluations and Feeding Therapy with infants, toddlers, and young children.  The main discussion revolves around questions to ask parents as a therapist to start gathering information about how the child does with eating.

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Interview with Ayelet Marinovich from Strength In Words Episode 60

On this episode, I have an interview with Ayelet Marinovich who is a pediatric speech-language pathologist, parent educator, singer, and mother based in the San Francisco Bay area.  She is the creator of Strength In Words, whose mission is to promote caregiver & baby interaction and support parent education through music, play, sensory experiences, and language-rich environments.  Her website is: https://www.strengthinwords.com

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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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Halloween Tips for Kids with Autism Episode 47

On this episode, I give some tips for Halloween for parents of kids with Autism.  Tips include planning ahead and ideas for the actual night events!

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Research Article:
Autism and Vitamin D Study
Feng, J, et al. “Clinical improvement following vitamin D3 supplementation in Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Nutritional neuroscience., U.S. National Library of Medicine, June 2017, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26783092.

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