If you’re an Occupational Therapist (or Assistant like Rach & Jess), you probably remember that you learned many useful things in school - but you did not learn how to specifically interact with children. If you’re a parent, you probably remember that no one taught you how to raise a child before you actually had a child (unless you did, in which case please email Rach & Jess and let them know exactly what you learned and where you learned it!).
The point? The point is that Rach & Jess are about to tell you the million dollar hack that they did NOT learn in school - they learned it through experience and research, trial and error. And today they are going to share it with you so that you can continue to progress in your treatments, in your parenting, in your life! Get ready to take notes and as always, reach out to them on social media (@thesensoryprojectshow) and share what your key takeaways are from today’s episode.
LINKS FROM PODCAST
- Research article on non-verbal communication
- Whole Body Listening Larry at Home
- Whole Body Listening Larry at School
- Even Superheroes Make Mistakes
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SUMMARY OF THE SENSORY PROJECT SHOW
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. They are also the owners of All Things Sensory, LLC, as well as operate the one-of-a-kind sensory membership website, The Sensory Project Club.
While we make every effort to share correct information, we are still learning. We will double check all of our facts but realize that medicine is a constantly changing science and art. One doctor / therapist may have a different way of doing things from another. We are simply presenting our views and opinions on how to address common sensory challenges, health related difficulties and what we have found to be beneficial that will be as evidenced based as possible. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this podcast as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or your children. Consult your child’s pediatrician/ therapist for any medical issues that he or she may be having. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast. Under no circumstances shall Rachel Harrington, The Sensory Project, LLC, Jessica Hill, All Things Sensory, LLC, or any guests or contributors to the podcast, as well as any employees, associates, or affiliates of any of the above, be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast.
ADDITIONAL LEGAL DISCLAIMER
This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.