Weighted Lap Pad

Weighted lap pads are a great addition to your child’s sensory diet needs. It can help provide deep pressure / proprioceptive input to help them feel calm.

Autism Engagement and Joint Attention Information Episode 37

On this episode I talk about ways to make connections with kids who have Autism both at home and in clinic or school settings.

Email: [email protected]
Website: https://mymidwesttherapy.com/
Instagram: milestonespodcast

Research Article:
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,
511–519. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2012.004010

Autism Teacher Tip Sheet:

Fisher Price Bright Beginnings Activity Walker

These walkers are perfect for the 7-18 month age range, where they are learning to pull to stand, and start taking some steps forward with assistance.

Typical Development 7 to 12 Months of Age Episode 36

On this Episode I talk about the typical developmental milestones for the ages of 7-12 months.

Protective Extension of Arms Backward

Whole Hand Grasp Development

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 – United States

Email: [email protected]
Instagram: #milestonespodcast
website: https://mymidwesttherapy.com/

Infant Play Mat for Developmental Milestones

These mats are great for 0-6 months age range. You can use them for gross motor, fine motor, vision, cognitive, and language skills.

Typical Developmental Milestones Birth to 6 months Old – Episode 35

On this episode I discuss typical development for birth – 6 month old babies. What are developmental milestones, developmental delays, and what is typical development?

ATNR Reflex:
See my Instagram page for Images of ATNR Reflex examples: #milestonespodcast

website: https://mymidwesttherapy.com/
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mymidwesttherapy/
email: [email protected]

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.

Email: [email protected]
Instagram: milestonespodcast
Website: https://mymidwesttherapy.com/
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/milestones
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mymidwesttherapy/

Special Needs
Early Intervention
Early Childhood
Occupational Therapy

Hair Cut with Sensory Processing Disorder Episode 33

On this episode, I discuss issues with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and hair cuts, styles, and overall tactile sensory issues related to the hair and head. I provide some suggestions for helping kids with sensory processing disorder try to get through a hair cut.

website: https://mymidwesttherapy.com/
email: [email protected]
Instagram: milestonespodcast
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/milestones

Sensory Processing Disorder
Tactile Sensory Processing
Developmental Milestones

Vibrating Item for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder

For kids with Sensory Issues! They may love the vibration and seek out that sensation for deep pressure on their arms and legs. If they don’t like the sensation, it may be something to work towards.