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What benefit does recess serve? Not rated yet
Imagine that you are 10 and you have been sitting in your school classroom. You have been sitting here for the last two and half hours. You’re watching …
Healthy Diets for Picky Eaters with SPD Not rated yet
For children with sensory processing disorder, mealtime can be one of the most overwhelming parts of the day, especially for children with an aversion …
My experience of the Forbrain headset Not rated yet
I recall the days when my son received early intervention services at our area pediatric therapy center. One evening a week, while I waited for my son, …
The Light of Life® Practitioner Not rated yet
I am reaching out to parents of kids on The Spectrum to tell them about a free talk and Q&A being given by a man named Howard Y. Lee, Founder of The Light …
Inventor of Swring; Owner of Swring Co Inc Not rated yet
Swrings for children with autism are making news nationwide. You may see coverage on www.swring.com. Occupational therapists agree it is the single most …
See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil Not rated yet
See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. The visual of this simple proverb makes me think of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). The "evil" in this case …
Visual Processing Disorders Not rated yet
In addition to the other sensory processing disorders there are a number of visual processing difficulties that need to be considered.
These include …
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Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew Truly one of
the MOST AMAZING, INSPIRING articles I have ever read! Written through the
eyes of an autistic child. The author, Ellen Notbohm, has recently won the
"iParenting Media's Greatest Products of 2005" Award for her new book
(with the same title as this article). Please don't miss this one!
The SPD Parent Survival Guide! After an evaluation is
completed, and therapy has begun, there is finally hope. But we still have
a long road ahead of us of living with these disorders. How do we survive?
A MUST READ!
The Origins Of Sensory Processing Disorders Understanding the
evolution and criticism of sensory processing disorders, based on the work
of A. Jean Ayres. What must we do now...how do we prove it and spread the
word this is REAL?
Family Of Two Come listen to one mother's personal story about
being a single parent raising a special needs child as she shares her
struggles, advantages, advice, optimism and inspiring words.
Ten Tips To Help Your Picky Eater Destry Maycock, a social
worker with 11 years of experience helping families, shares ten wonderful,
specific picky eater tips that truly work.
Using Music To Calm Your Baby An informative article on the use
and benefits of using music to calm your baby, as well as highly
Sensory Defensiveness Looking for a thorough, concise summary
of the variety of sensory defensiveness symptoms and what to do about it?
Then this article is for YOU!
SPD Co-morbidity Is it Sensory Processing Disorder, something
else, or both? Check out the symptoms of look-alike diagnoses and gain
insight into the confusion of SPD co-morbidity.
The SPD Advocate: Dealing With The "Unwilling" & The "Unbelievers"
How to deal with the "unwilling" and "unbelievers" when trying to explain
or educate them about SPD. Learn how to be the best advocate for your
I'm An SPD Advocate... Are YOU? One mother's beautiful story
about being an SPD advocate for her little boy. Words of strength, wisdom,
and courage...and resources to help YOU become the best advocate you can
Help For Swallowing Pills Do you or your children need help
swallowing pills? Then THIS is the article for you. Proven strategies,
tips, and resources for the physically challenged, to anxiety ridden, to
What IS Sensory Integration Need help understanding Sensory
Processing Disorder / Sensory Integration Dysfunction? Here is a simple,
concrete, easy to understand explanation, in every day language.
SPD Signs, Signals, and Symptoms The next time you hear some of
these words, really listen...you may actually be hearing the signs,
signals, and symptoms of Sensory Processing Disorder.
Tips For Finding OT (Occupational Therapy) Services So, you
know you need to get connected with an Occupational Therapist. Now, where
do you begin finding OT Services? Right here!
Bathtime Fun Looking for some awesome home made ideas,
products, bath games and songs to make bath time fun? Bath time can be
"torture" for little ones with tactile defensiveness. Need help? Look no
Sensory Integration: A Life We Share Read one mom's inspiring
words of wisdom and account of raising a child with sensory integration
dysfunction and auditory processing difficulties.
Rainy Day Crafts For Kids A great resource for inexpensive,
rainy day crafts for kids and other fun activity ideas.
Play, Laugh, Grow – Learning To Play With Your Child An article
stressing the importance and benefits of sensory play with your child.
Learning to play with your child with various infant/toddler activities
and toys will help them develop properly.
Learning Through Senses Here are some great suggestions for
sensory toys and products that help children learn through their senses.
Calming Tips For Hyperactive Children A fantastic article on
calming tips for hyperactive children. Including free ideas and guided
Choosing Fun, Cool Toys For Babies Here are some great
suggestions for sensory toys that help children learn through senses.
Choosing Educational Toys For Babies A wonderful article with
tips, ideas, and resources for choosing educational toys for babies...what
IS an educational toy, what are the benefits, and more.
Giving Your Child The Gift Of Self-Esteem Find out why
self-esteem is so important and how to help your children develop it. You
have the power to help your child develop their self-esteem, and it should
Creating A Peaceful Sleeping Environment For Children Find out
HOW to get your kids to sleep better! The key is a peaceful sleeping
environment. The best way to do this is...
5 Informative Articles On Baby Sleep 5 informative articles on
baby sleep by the author of the award winning book Sweet Dreams.
Also, has a proven calming system available.
Cleaning Solutions For The Hypersensitive Adults and children
with Sensory Processing Disorders are crying for help. The strong odors of
cleaning solutions are making them crazy (and literally making them sick).
This mom has found the answers!
Free Toddler Games And Activities 10 of the best FREE toddler
games and activities for parent/toddler play. They are inexpensive,
ordinary, suggestions for free sensory activities and basic toddler play
Inviting Creativity, Developing Skills Through Child Games And Toddler
Activities Here are the top 5 FREE child games you can use with
your preschooler to develop his skills and invite creativity and
Bubble Recipe Secrets Revealed Bubble recipe secrets; ten
awesome tips and techniques for making super bubbles.
"The Mom's Have It"...How To Deal With Guilt Are you a mom
that's tired of feeling guilty? So many mothers, especially moms of
special needs children, are plagued with guilt, but it doesn't have to be
that way. Moms can learn to zap the guilt and parent with confidence.
The Rewards Of Parenting The Rewards Of Parenting - By raising
a child with special needs, you are already a "hero" in my book. The
question is..."how will you find the secrets of being a HAPPY
mom?"...despite all the excessive demands on you, your time, your family.
You will find the answers here.
Educational Toys For Preschoolers Give your child the gift of
creativity, imagination, and "sensational learning" through an endless
selection of educational toys for preschoolers. This article will help you
choose the right ones.
Therapeutic Listening Program The Therapeutic Listening
Program (TM) emphasizes integration of the auditory and vestibular systems
together. If your child has sensory integration/sensory processing
disorders and has problems with self-regulation, modulation, social
skills, auditory, proprioceptive and/or vestibular sense, then THIS is the
program for you!
Therapeutic Listening Guidelines Before purchasing ANY cd's,
headphones, or cd players for the Therapeutic Listening Program, PLEASE
read these IMPORTANT guidelines.
Explaining SPD To Your Child When, why, and how much should you
say when explaining SPD to your child? Check out what these parents say
you should and shouldn't do!
Financial Help For Sensory Products Struggling to make ends
meet AND get the sensory products your child needs? Here are some
wonderful tips to assist YOU with finding financial help for sensory
Commonly Used Diagnostic Codes For SPD Are you looking for help
to bill insurance companies for OT services for SPD? Then THIS list of
commonly used diagnostic codes for SPD will help!
SPD Or Food Allergies? When a child has made little progress in
SPD therapy, it MAY be a delayed reaction to foods that is the culprit or
hindrance to therapy. Come find out... SPD or food allergies?
The Sensory Sensitive Child
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist, Polly Drew writes about "The Sensory
Sensitive Child", a wonderful resource for explaining and addressing
behavior problems associated with DSI / SPD.
Come discover one mom's practical and FUN, everyday solutions for helping
her child with SPD. Like this mom says... "Keep it simple; make it
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