Tag: sensory processing disorder


RED FLAGS: Are these Warning Signs and Red Flags Telling Me My Child may have a Retained Primitive Reflex Delaying their Learning Development? Primitive Reflexes

Are these Warning Signs and Red Flags Telling Me My Child may have a Retained Primitive Reflex Delaying their Learning Development? This article provides parents, teachers and therapists with warning signs and red flags to watch for if you suspect your child has a retained Primitive Reflex hindering their learning and academic development. What most parents and teachers don’t realize is a child could have...

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SLEEP TOOLS that Actually Work: The “Right” and “Wrong” Sleep Tools for Kids Parent's Corner

Sleep Tools: The “Right” and “Wrong” Sleep Tools for Kids: Sleep Tools that Actually Work This article provides helpful sleep tools to help children sleep better at night. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Many parents find bedtime to be one of the hardest parts of the day. Do you ever feel your child rubs their eyes, yawns and eyelids droop an hour before...

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SENSORY ROOM: How to Build a Successful Sensory Room for Greater Brain Development Sensory

Sensory Room: How to Build a Successful Sensory Room for Greater Brain Development This article provides helpful toys for your child’s sensory room. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Many parents, professionals, Pediatric Therapists and Occupational Therapists have asked me what items we like to use for our sensory rooms. While it took many months, even years, to acquire all the equipment we have...

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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. If you have ever heard of the term “garbage in, garbage out” in the technology world,...

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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. Eating is a fabulous multisensory experience. I love trying new foods, dishes and experimenting with different flavors. I always look forward to trying new recipes (when I have the time). Most people love...

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Classroom Modifications to Help Students with Fidgeting, Attention and Focus Education

Classroom Modifications to Help Students with Fidgeting, Attention and Focus This article provides helpful classroom modifications for children that struggle with attention issues in the classroom. Children that fidget and have attention and focus issues in the classroom can benefit from certain modifications to improve their learning ability. Teachers can adjust lesson plans, tests, assignments and classroom techniques to improve the quality of learning for...

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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. We discuss sensory processing a lot at our center because it is important to understand the entire operation of this complex human process so parents, teachers and educators can...

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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. Over the years, as an advocate for children with learning disabilities and sensory issues, I have heard many stories from parents about what works and what doesn’t for their child. To help and direct...

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Fidgety Children: Alternative Classroom Seating for Wiggle Worms in the Classroom Education

Fidgety Children: Alternative Classroom Seating for Wiggle Worms in the Classroom This article provides helpful resources for fidgety children in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Imagine it – a room that’s buzzing with activity and engagement, a class full of kids who feel that their needs are being heard and respected, and a teacher who is actually able to spend time...

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SLOW PROCESSING: 3 Personality Characteristics in Kids that Struggle with Slow Processing Education

Slow Processing: 3 Personality Characteristics to Watch for in Kids that Struggle with Slow Processing This article provides helpful information regarding slow processing in students that have difficulty completing tasks and assignments. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In previous articles, we discussed the popular topic of kids that struggle with slow processing speed. These kids wrangle with performance in school and clash with...

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