Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L, is the author of Sensorimotor Interventions: Using Movement to Improve Overall Body Function, The Parent’s Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Special Needs; The Special Needs SCHOOL Survival Guide ; and The Weighted Blanket Guide-Everything You Need to Know About Weighted Blankets and Deep Pressure for Autism, Chronic Pain, and Other Conditions. She has successfully founded two pediatric therapy clinics and has created CDs for children with autism and auditory sensitivity. As ‘The Pocket Occupational Therapist, Cara provides OT consultations, trainings, CEUs, and seminars on autism, behavior, sensory, and movement. She is on the advisory board for Autism Asperger’s Digest and Asperkids. Cara’s own two children have autism and she has studied extensively in behavior, sensory processing, and movement integration training. Articles written by Cara have been featured in many publications including, Parents Magazine, Autism Asperger’s Digest, and Autism File.