By Interactive Metronome, Bricole Reincke - October 7, 2020
Have you heard of Interactive Metronome? It is an evidence-based training and assessment tool that has been proven to improve cognition, attention, focus, memory, speech/language, executive functioning, comprehension, and motor and sensory skills. WHOA! Ready to learn more? Get ready for a fun and informative interview this week!
April Christopherson, OTR/L has been an Occupational Therapist for over 25 years and has worked with diverse populations in a variety of settings – including home health, private clinic and in-patient rehabilitation. She is the owner of Exploration Kids Therapy in Gunnison, CO serving the pediatric rehabilitation outpatient population having diagnoses such as Autism, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Misophonia, Down’s Syndrome, Delayed Milestones, and general fine motor delays. She consults privately from her home in Colorado Springs, CO. She believes in a whole, team approach to the client – including various medical professionals and therapists plus the use of functional neurology and metabolic/nutrition counseling. April has worked as a legal consultant and as an expert witness throughout the United States. She is a member of the Adjunct Faculty for Interactive Metronome and Advanced Brain Technologies.
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. They are also the owners of All Things Sensory, LLC, as well as operate the one-of-a-kind sensory membership website, The Sensory Project Club.
It all started with Rachel and her mom, Sandy, sewing upcycled weighted vests that didn’t look like the average weighted vests. Working from Boise and Spokane, the mother-daughter duo mailed vests back and forth for a year and a half to fulfill each order by hand, and the brand took off!
The Sensory Project found an American manufacturer to help design and manufacture the highest quality products, in order to help more children struggling with their sensory processing abilities.