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Nourishing Autism

Mar 4, 2022

Join Brittyn as she talks with Dr. Marielly Mitchell, a pediatric occupational therapist and oral facial myofunctional therapist. Dr. Mitchell works with children on their sensory processing to optimize breathing and sleeping, which also translates into picky eating.



  • What is an oral facial myofunctional therapist and what do they help with?

  • How the anatomy and function of the mouth can impact sleep, sensory regulation, and nutrition.

  • What is mouth breathing and how can it affect children on the spectrum.