In today’s episode, Rachel and Jessica discuss two topics that occupational therapists frequently get asked about: toe walking and w-sitting. These topics can be somewhat controversial however are frequently seen in children with sensory processing concerns. Rachel and Jessica provide information regarding why some children toe walk and w-sit as well as strategies to decrease both.
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- Info on toe-walking
- Games to promote crossing midline
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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.
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, or any guests or contributors to the podcast, as well as any employees, associates, or affiliates of The Sensory Project, LLC, be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast.
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