#122 - NICU, Early Intervention, Sensory and More with Amirra Johnson, from Marvelous Mirracles

by Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC & Jessica Hill, COTA/L October 07, 2020

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Welcome to episode 122! Today we are talking with Amirra Johnson, an incredible Occupational Therapist currently practicing in Early Intervention in Phoenix, AZ. She is also the founder of Marvelous Miracles, a platform designed to empower and equip therapists and families with the tools and resources to provide capable and confident care for infants and toddlers. She also has a passion for addressing racial health disparities that affect participation in meaningful occupations. 

Dr. Amirra Johnson, OTD, OTR/L is a graduate of MGH Institute of Health Professions where she completed her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree with a focus in pediatrics. Her doctoral research was conducted at Seattle Children’s Hospital to explore the role of OT in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, as well as involvement with the Pediatric Intensive Feeding Program. Currently, Amirra specializes in the treatment of infants born premature, infants born substance-exposed, and infants and children with sensory processing challenges. She has experience working with a variety of diagnoses, conditions, and syndromes to develop unique treatment plans that facilitate improvements in all areas of early childhood development. 

SHOWNOTES

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Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC & Jessica Hill, COTA/L
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