IEPs and Advocating for Your Child's Education with Tiffany, OTR/L

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Welcome to episode 57 of The Sensory Project Show! Today, Rachel and Jessica talk with an amazing Occupational Therapist - Tiffany Pollock. She has over 15 years of experience working with children and has spent most of her time working in the school districts. She has so much knowledge in the areas of early development, fine motor and handwriting skills, and how to help our kiddos get the services to help them succeed. You don’t want to miss this episode! Enjoy! 


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  • Click HERE to learn about the 5 Common Misconceptions about IEPs. 

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Rachel Harrington, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant and owner of The Sensory Project, along with Jessica Hill, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant, health coach entrepreneur, and mother, answer your questions related to all things sensory, occupational therapy, parenting, self-care, nutrition, and health, from a therapist’s perspective. Providing raw, honest, fun ideas, and strategies, for parents and families to implement into daily life.


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