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What You Need to Know About “Stimming”

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

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Sensory Strategies for Sleep

We all know how a good (or bad) night of sleep can make or break everything we do the next day – and even for days to come. Sleep allows our brains and bodies a chance to recharge and to

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Back to School for Kids with Special Needs

Can you believe it’s almost time for school to start? Here at Kid’s Creek, we’ve enjoyed the more relaxed rhythms of summer, but we appreciate the structure that a new school year brings. We understand, though, that the beginning of

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What is a Listening Program, and Who Can Benefit?

Have you ever seen children wearing headphones in a therapy clinic? Did you wonder what they were doing? There’s a good chance they were using a “listening” (or “sound”) program as part of their occupational therapy. Listening programs are used

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