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Certified Occupational Therapist Wins Prestigious NBCOT Impact Award

Gaithersburg, MD: The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT Ⓡ) announces Stephanie M. Foster, PhD, OTR/L, CYT500, a registered occupational therapist from Santa Maria, CA, has won the 2023 NBCOT Impact Award. This award recognizes occupational therapy (OT) practitioners who demonstrate exceptional professional commitment through their dedication, hard work, and outstanding OT …

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The Efficacy of Therapeutic Listening in a Clinical Setting

An Evidence-Based Review by Marie Foster What is Therapeutic Listening? How Does It Help? Therapeutic Listening Program (TLP) is a neuroscience-based program that produces highly beneficial outcomes for people with autism.  People who use TLP find improvements in language development, sensory processing skills, find & gross motor coordination, memory, thinking skills, and emotional wellness (Advanced …

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Stephanie Foster wins OTAC Occupational Therapy Award

Dr. Stephanie Foster Wins State Occupational Therapy Award

January 5, 2020  CENTRAL COAST OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST WINS STATE AWARD, PROVIDES RESOURCES TO PARENTS   Santa Maria, CA -Dr. Stephanie Foster, Ph.D., of Santa Maria, CA was recently awarded the Occupational Therapy Practice Award by the Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC). Foster has been a registered Occupational Therapist (OT) for 30 years.  She spent 25 of …

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Interactive Metronome for YOU!

Interactive Metronome® (IM) is an evidence-based assessment and training tool that measures & improves the synchronization of neural impulses within key brain networks for cognitive, communicative, sensory & motor performance. In other words, IM improves motor coordination and timing through repetitive movements to a metronome by aligning neurons in the brain. Motor coordination and timing …

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Teenagers Need More Sleep

Teenagers need sleep. According to a recent study through the Sleep Number research, teens need up to 10 hours of sleep per night. Take a look at this article and let me know what you think: https://blog.sleepnumber.com/6-surprising-ways-teens-are-affected-by-lack-of-sleep/ The study found that 3/4 high schoolers are not getting the recommended amount of sleep which leads to …

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8 Myths About Sensory Processing Disorder

Here’s an excellent article from Understood.org on the 8 myths of Sensory Processing disorders. We know from research, that Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) do exist. Children respond to the world through their 8 senses. This author, Amanda Morin, does a good job explaining the background senses (proprioception & vestibular senses) and the newer sense of interoception. She …

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