Tag: sensory defensiveness


5 Surprising Sensory Activities to Help Picky Eaters Sensory

5 Surprising Sensory Activities to Help Picky Eaters Please welcome Alisha Grogan MOT, OTR/L from Your Kid’s Table. She is a pediatric occupational therapist, mom to three, and the creator of the online picky eating program, Mealtime Works. She’s going to share some powerful sensory activities to use to help picky eaters learn to eat new foods and stay at the dinner table longer. As a...

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Sensory Input: When we put “Garbage in” our Child’s Brain, we will surely get “Garbage Out” Sensory

Sensory Input, Motor Output: When we put “Garbage in” our Child’s Brain, we will surely get “Garbage Out” This article helps parents, teachers and professionals understand the importance of sensory input, motor output needed to develop higher learning in a child’s brain. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a...

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Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? Sensory

Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? This article provides helpful information about taste sensitivities in sensory children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of...

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What is a Retained Spinal Galant and Why Does it Make my Child Wiggle and Squirm in the Classroom? Primitive Reflexes

Spinal Galant: What is a Retained Spinal Galant and Why Does it Make my Child Wiggle and Squirm? This article provides important information about a retained spinal Galant reflex and how it affects a child’s attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health...

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SENSORY MODULATION: Why My Child has Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information Sensory

Sensory Modulation: Your Child’s Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information This article provides helpful information about sensory modulation and how it affects behavior and attention in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a...

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CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight Emotional Grounding

CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful calming strategies to help anxious children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition...

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PROPRIOCEPTION: The Best Bean Bags for Proprioception, Crossing the Midline and Visual Skills Motor Skills

The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Proprioception, Motor Planning and Visual Motor This article provides helpful tips on what bean bags to choose for your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis...

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BREATHING EXERCISES for Sensory Defensive and Anxious Kids Sensory

Breathing Exercises for Sensory Defensive Kids This article provides helpful breathing exercises for children that struggle with sensory defensiveness, anxiety, panic attacks and hyperventilation. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific...

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Anxious Behavior: Hyperventilation and Fight or Flight linked to Anxiety in Children Emotional Grounding

Anxious Behavior: Hyperventilation and Fight or Flight linked to Anxiety in Children This article provides information to help children with anxious behavior, anxiety, meltdowns, fight or flight and hyperventilation. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis...

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How Lack of SENSORY INTEGRATION puts Children at a Disadvantage in the Classroom Sensory

Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind My Child’s Poor Academic Performance? This article provides helpful information about how sensory integration could impact your child’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services...

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