Auditory Sensory Processing at Home and School – Episode 81

On this Episode, I talk about Auditory Sensory Processing Delays and Sensitivities.  I will explain what this looks like, how it works, and provide examples of home and school situations.

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COTA and OTR Work Relationship – Episode 80

On this episode of the Milestones Podcast, I discuss the roles of Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs) in Occupational Therapy settings.  I also explain the differences between COTA and OTR and what their roles are in the workplace.

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Pencil Grip Study
Schwellnus, Heidi, et al. “Writing Forces Associated With Four Pencil Grasp Patterns in Grade 4 Children.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Mar. 2013, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1851668&resultClick=3.

“Paraprofessional.” Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster, www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paraprofessional.

COTA Name Change
PA, April 1 2017Philadelphia. “COTA: Is a Name Change the Solution?” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Nov. 1996, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1865150&resultClick=3.

Entry level OT
“Entry-Level Role Delineation for Registered Occupational Therapists (OTRs) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTAs).” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Dec. 1990, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1879318&resultClick=3.

KSBHA Regs


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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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!


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/.

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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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