Using “therapist eyes,” we see the many ways toys can target the skills children are working on in therapy.
Crafts enable children to be creative and gain a sense of achievement, while also working on important speech, language, and motor skills. Incorporate skills learned in therapy using this Paper Jack O’ Lantern craft idea.
Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to continue to form new pathways throughout our lives. One way to retrain the brain is through listening therapy.
Would you believe 80% of people with sensory processing difficulties have anxiety? It’s not uncommon for children to be diagnosed with anxiety disorder, only to have their parents wonder why the medication they were prescribed doesn’t seem to help. Not…
People with sensory issues do not have efficient pathways to absorb, process, and then generate an appropriate response based on the information they received from the environment. As a result, they may have to absorb, process, and generate a response for one system at a time instead of all of the senses at once.
Babies possess a unique set of reflexes – known as primitive reflexes – that gradually are replaced by higher level reflexes. If these reflexes persist, they are called retained primitive reflexes.
Many parents have concerns about, and spend hours battling with their children over, screen time – and for good reason.
Spring is here and now is a great time to take your kids outside. Outdoor activities encourage your child to take risks, solve problems, and explore independently, and promote sensory, social, cognitive, and motor challenges.
Is grocery shopping with your child a challenge? With so many products competing for the shopper’s attention, the grocery store is a full-on assault of color, noise, and confusion. It can be a challenge for kids with sensory issues to…
What Exactly IS Stimming? An easy way to understand stimming is as an action that people use in order to either make themselves have more energy or to calm down. The more accurate explanation is that the connections in our…