Tag: sensory sleep


Sensory Routine: Back to School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids Sensory

Sensory Routine: Back To School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids This article provides helpful sensory routine information for sensory children that need special back to school routines to help them better in school. Affiliate links included for your convenience. I’ve done it enough times, I know I’m not alone. Back to school time occasionally creeps up on us, other times it knocks us down hard. Going...

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Sleep Tips: How to (Actually) Get Your Child to Sleep Parenting

Sleep Tips: How to (Actually) Get Your Child to Sleep Guest Post Kyle Anderson Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature sleep tips with guest blogger Kyle Anderson. While many of the recommendations below are great for children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Once you have children of your own, the phrase “sleeping like...

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Weighted Blankets: What is a Weighted Blanket and Why does Deep Pressure help my Child? Sensory

Weighted Blankets: What is a Weighted Blanket and Why does Deep Pressure help my Child? This post contains information regarding the benefits of weighted blankets and how it can help emotional regulation. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Whenever I think of weighted blankets for our students who have sensory issues, a little humor comes to mind as I’m reminded of a quote in the...

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Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode Development

Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode This post for primitive reflexes contains affiliate links for your convenience. You have an important presentation at work in a few minutes and you have to stand before the entire board and give the analysis for the past quarter. Your heart starts beating loud, you breathe rapidly and you feel tense. There is a queasy...

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Zinc Deficiency: White Spots on a Child’s Nails May Show Signs of Learning Challenges Nutrition

Child with Zinc Deficiency may show signs of Learning Challenges Take a glance at your child’s fingernails, what do you see? Sometimes a person’s nails can identify a medical issue or problem that otherwise could be overlooked. Fingernails can tell us a great deal about what is going on internally in the body. Ridges and lines, peeling, discoloration, white spots and brittle nails are just...

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Dr. A. Jean Ayers – Sensory Integration and the Child Sensory

Sensory Integration and the Child This article contains affiliate links for your convenience. Sensory Integration and the Child, written by Dr. A. Jean Ayers, is one of the best resources written for parents, teachers and therapists explaining sensory integration and how to recognize the signs and symptoms in children. It provides helpful tips, checklists, question-and-answer sections as well as parent resources. Dr. Ayres began to develop...

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North Shore Pediatric Provides Resource for Sensory Processing Disorders Sensory

North Shore Pediatric Provides Resource for Sensory Processing Disorders The North Shore Pediatric Therapy center has provided us with a great resource and infographic to help parents, teachers, families and Occupational Therapists understand Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD). It’s important to recognize the signs and symptoms in children and how it impacts learning in the classroom. Sensory Processing Disorder Infographic  North Shore Pediatric Therapy: North Shore Pediatric...

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Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities Sensory

Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. What has your elf been up to this year? Our little helper has been having tons of fun with our kids and students working their gross motor and fine motor skills. It is such a magical time of year. I look forward (most of the time) to...

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Sensory Clothes: Clothing Items for Fidgeting and Behavior Sensory

Sensory Clothes: Clothing Items for Fidgeting and Behavior This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Clothes are sometimes the hardest gifts for children to receive during the holiday season, but many parents still want their kids to have fun pajamas or outfits for when they go back to school. If you have a child with sensory disorders, you know dressing them in the morning...

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30 Brain-Building Sensory Toys to Buy Your Kids Sensory

30 Brain-Building Sensory Toys to Buy Your Kids This article provides great sensory toys for building your sensory room at home. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Every year parents always ask me what toys they can get their children to help them learn better in the classroom. There are so many toys available, it’s hard to just pick a few. However, there are...

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