#202 - Sensory Strategies for EVERY Classroom

by Jessica Hill, COTA/L & Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC May 04, 2022

#202 - Sensory Strategies for EVERY Classroom

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Sensory Strategies for EVERY Classroom

Today’s episode is all about WHY we love sensory strategies for EVERY classroom!

The idea is to create an inclusive, sensory friendly classroom that all students can benefit from, while also providing individualized sensory strategies to the students who need a little bit more.

Make sure you stay til the end of today’s episode where we answer a listener question! 

Be sure to check out all of the links below for additional resources! 

Links

Free Classroom Webinar

Shop Digital Courses 

Harkla YouTube Channel

Harkla Website 

Harkla Instagram

All Things Sensory Podcast Instagram 

Ep. 9: Starting School with a Sensory Kiddo

Ep. 57: IEPs and Advocating for Your Child’s Education 

Ep. 58: Back to School Tips for Success

Ep. 65: Multi-Sensory Processing 101

Ep. 174: Brainstorming Session with a School Based OT

YouTube: 5 Easy Steps to Build a Sensory Corner

YouTube: 5 Multi-Sensory Activities 

YouTube: 8 Sensory Breaks for the Classroom

YouTube: Primitive Reflexes in the Classroom

YouTube: A Sensory Friendly Classroom

 

 

BORING, BUT NECESSARY LEGAL DISCLAIMERS

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, Harkla, Jessica Hill, or any guests or contributors to the podcast, as well as any employees, associates, or affiliates of Harkla, be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast.

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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.

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 both Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA). They have been working with children for over 6 years in outpatient settings. Rachel and Jessica specialize in creating easy-to-digest, actionable content that families can use to help their child's progress at home. Rachel and Jessica are the in-house experts, content creators, and podcast hosts at Harkla! To learn more about Rachel and Jessica, 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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