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This podcast contains information regarding Sensory Processing and other discussions about Child Development in general, as well as, for Children with Special Needs. Information about Developmental Milestones, Sensory Processing, and other general information about Child Development will be included in these shows. Sensory Processing in Children with Special Needs and Child Development

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This podcast contains information regarding Sensory Processing and other discussions about Child Development in general, as well as, for Children with Special Needs. Information about Developmental Milestones, Sensory Processing, and other general information about Child Development will be included in these shows. Sensory Processing in Children with Special Needs and Child Development

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39 Ratings
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KsCurvefan

By Bearsy269 - Jun 04 2017
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Different name, same great sleep aid. But seriously she really knows her stuff!

Special Needs Podcast

By cfinepnma2017 - Apr 28 2017
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Excellent information, an invaluable resource.

iTunes Ratings

39 Ratings
Average Ratings
26
4
4
1
4

KsCurvefan

By Bearsy269 - Jun 04 2017
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Different name, same great sleep aid. But seriously she really knows her stuff!

Special Needs Podcast

By cfinepnma2017 - Apr 28 2017
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Excellent information, an invaluable resource.
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Milestones

Latest release on Nov 24, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Visual Sensory Processing Episode 48

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On this episode, I talk about a real life example of visual sensory over stimulation.  I give additional details on what to look for in kids who get visually over stimulated and kids that are visual sensory seekers.

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Oct 24 2017

22mins

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Rank #2: Tantrums and Children Who are Nonverbal – Episode 73

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On this Episode, I discuss issues that come up with kids who are non-verbal including things like tantrums and frustrations due to language difficulties.

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Jun 06 2018

23mins

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Rank #3: Fine Motor Skills for 3 Year Olds Episode 79

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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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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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Sep 24 2018

28mins

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Rank #4: Handwriting Activities and Considerations Episode 49

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On this episode, I will discuss things to consider when working with kids on handwriting activities and strategies.  These will mainly revolve around making sure they are set up for success!  Also, a special Halloween Treat: a short story written and read by my son!

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“Dysgraphia.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Oct. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysgraphia.

AJOT Research Article
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2009, Vol. 63, 182-192. doi:10.5014/ajot.63.2.182

Engel-Yeger, Batya, et al. “Handwriting Performance, Self-Reports, and Perceived Self-Efficacy Among Children With Dysgraphia.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Mar. 2009, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1865824&resultClick=3.

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Oct 31 2017

28mins

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Rank #5: Auditory Sensory Processing at Home and School – Episode 81

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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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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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Nov 24 2018

39mins

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Rank #6: Low Cognition – Episode 82

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On this episode, I discuss ways we can work with kids who have lower cognitive abilities on grasp development and self help skills.

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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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Jan 12 2019

36mins

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Rank #7: 10 Activities for your 2 year old Episode 50

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It’s a Milestone episode for the Milestones Podcast!! Episode 50!! Thank you all for listening and helping me get here.  I hope we can continue on for 50 more and then some!

In this episode I will talk about 10 activities that you can do with your 2 year old to not only enjoy with them, but work on developmental skills at the same time!

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Nov 06 2017

32mins

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Rank #8: Drug Exposure and Infant Development Episode 71

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On this Episode, I talk about how infant development can be affected by drug exposure in-utero.

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Journal Article AJOT
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, September/October 2011, Vol. 65, e60-e68. doi:10.5014/ajot.2011.001263

Articles
Ross, Emily J, et al. Advances in Pediatrics., U.S. National Library of Medicine, Jan. 2015, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4262892/.

“Drug Addiction And Babies: Long Term Effects.” DrugRehab.org, 28 Nov. 2017, www.drugrehab.org/drug-addiction-and-babies-long-term-effects/.

“Children Exposed to Methamphetamine before Birth Have Increased Cognitive Problems.” ScienceDaily, ScienceDaily, 18 Mar. 2014,

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/2014/03/140318113733.htm.

Singer, Lynn T., et al. “Developing Language Skills of Cocaine-Exposed Infants.” Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1 May 2001, pediatrics.

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May 09 2018

26mins

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Rank #9: Early Intervention Using a Whole Child Approach Episode 61

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On this episode, I discuss how we can view one play activity in different ways.  What therapists are looking for when observing a child play with toys, objects, and just overall interacting with their parents and siblings.

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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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Feb 15 2018

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Rank #10: Early Signs of Autism in Infants and Toddlers Episode 58

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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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Jan 16 2018

28mins

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Rank #11: Parent Coaching in Early Intervention Episode 68

Apr 12 2018

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Rank #12: Crawling Episode 78

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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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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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Aug 27 2018

32mins

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Rank #13: Crossing Midline in Child Development Episode 64

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On this episode, I talk about what the term “Crossing Midline”  means and what types of activities encourage this.  I also discuss what to look for when evaluating whether or not a child is having issues with being able to cross midline.

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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

Seymour, Tom. “Corpus Callosum: Function and Disorders.” Medical News Today, MediLexicon International, www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318065.php.

“Corpus Callosum.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 18 Mar. 2018, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corpus_callosum.

Bailey, Regina. “What Is the Corpus Callosum, and Whats Its Function in the Brain?” ThoughtCo, www.thoughtco.com/corpus-callosum-anatomy-373219.

“Help Your Child Develop the ‘Crossing the Midline’ Skill.” North Shore Pediatric Therapy, North Shore Pediatric Therapy Http://nspt4kids.Com/Wp-Content/Uploads/2016/05/nspt_2-Color-logo_noclaims.Png, 21 Sept. 2017, nspt4kids.com/parenting/help-your-child-develop-the-crossing-the-midline-skill/.

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Mar 21 2018

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Rank #14: Repetitive Behaviors Self Stimming Episode 65

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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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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”

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
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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.

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Mar 27 2018

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Rank #15: Infant Feeding Issues Episode 69

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On this episode, I talk about some of the common concerns with newborn and infant feedings, and what some strategies are for trying to help the feedings improve.


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Intro and Ending Music by: Nathan Kirch. “Dredgpop2”
“The Infant & Toddler Forum.” Toddler and Infant Nutrition Advice, www.infantandtoddlerforum.org/.
Infant and Toddler Forum

“Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Children.” Averican Speech-Language-Hearing Association, ASHA, www.asha.org/public/speech/swallowing/Feeding-and-Swallowing-Disorders-in-Children/.
Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

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Apr 23 2018

25mins

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