#193 - Primitive Reflex Q&A with a Fellow Occupational Therapist

by Jessica Hill, COTA/L & Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC March 02, 2022

#193 - Primitive Reflex Q&A with a Fellow Occupational Therapist

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Primitive Reflex Q&A with a Fellow Occupational Therapist

Today’s episode is a 1-on-2 with a fellow OT where we dive into all things primitive reflexes! 

We talk about a variety of challenges related to primitive reflexes as well as we really got to nerd out on all the activity ideas! 

If you’re a therapist working with children, this episode is GOLD! 

But don’t shy away from this episode if you’re not a therapist - there are some great ideas for kiddos who are struggling with anxiety, how to help kiddos move into a variety of positions that can address retained primitive reflexes, using sensory paths to address primitive reflexes, and how to look at challenges in a positive way! 

Be sure to check out the links below! 

Links

Sensory Processing Disorder Training 

Improving Focus and Behavior in the Classroom - NEW Course is On Sale Through March 7, 2022 

Free Primitive Reflex Webinar 

Primitive Reflex Digital Course 

Harkla Website 

Harkla Instagram

All Things Sensory Podcast Instagram 

Zones of Regulation 

Primitive Reflex Podcast Series - Episodes 100-104

 

Learn about the 5 Signs of Retained Primitive Reflexes in the Classroom

 

 

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

Rachel Harrington, COTA/l, AC and Jessica Hill, COTA/L are Harkla's in-house Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA). They have been working with children for over 6 years in outpatient settings. They specialize in creating easy-to-digest, actionable content that families can use to help their child's progress at home. Jessica and Rachel are the in-house experts, content creators, and podcast hosts at Harkla! To learn more about Jessica and Rachel, visit the Harkla About Us Page. Make sure to listen to their weekly podcast, All Things Sensory by Harkla for actionable, fun advice on child development.


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