What is Therapeutic Listening ®?

Answers to basic questions about the Therapeutic Listening program for children who struggle with sensory, attention, social, emotional, or basic regulation issues.

This weekend I had the opportunity to further my professional development by obtaining training in a therapeutic program I've been wanting to use since before I was a therapist: THERAPEUTIC LISTENING ®. What is Therapeutic Listening ®? Therapeutic Listening ® is an "evidence-based auditory intervention intended to support individuals who experience challenges with sensory processing dysfunction, listening, attention, and communication." It's ...

Coming Soon: “One Thing” Thursday

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I'm excited to announce the newest addition to the MamaOT blog!: "One Thing" Thursday Every Thursday, I will feature one quick tip that you can implement to help improve some aspect of your child's development. I will keep it as focused as possible so it's short, sweet, and easy to use. The age range addressed will vary ...

MamaOT and the “Top 10 Occupational Therapy Blogs”

Yesterday RehabAlternatives.com published a list of the Top 10 Occupational Therapy Blogs, and you know what? MamaOT.com was on there! I am very honored to have been included in this list of amazing bloggers, one of whom has written a guest post here on MamaOT. Remember Abby Brayton-Chung? She recently contributed a post entitled, "5 things your ...

MamaOT’s Makeover!

It's only been one month since the official launch of MamaOT and, already, exciting changes are coming. To those of you who have read, shared, linked to, or subscribed to this blog: THANK YOU! from the bottom of my heart. Thanks also to those of you who have commented, called, emailed, or Facebook messaged me ...

Official launch of Mama OT!

After several months of dreaming and brainstorming, I am excited to announce the official launch of Mama OT. My vision for this blog is that you will find practical tips and tricks to care for children, whether you are raising your own or caring for someone else's. These tidbits of insight are inspired by my many adventurous experiences ...

10 principles for helping baby sleep through the night

Ahhh, sleep. Probably the most hotly debated topic in all of baby-rearing. It seems everybody's got an opinion, quick fix, or one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to baby sleep. As a mom whose baby has struggled with and fought sleep for months on end, I can personally vouch for the fact that the world is ...

Welcome to Mama OT!

Well hello there! My name is Christie. I’m a California-based mom and occupational therapist with a background in gymnastics, psychology, and education. I’m so glad you’ve taken a moment to check out this blog! I became a mama in 2011 and then, three months later, I began my career as a pediatric occupational therapist (OT). Thus, ...