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Lets Talk About Poop Logs: Our Potty Training Struggle 
Possible Gross Out Warning? If you’re eating right now, you might want to come back in an hour because I’m going to be graphic. I will probably …

tina 
IN RESPONSE TO THE ARTICLE, I CRIED WOW, had goosepimples all over my body when i read this, this poem is my daughter Aliyah who is 8 years old, …

You Are Doing It Right -- You're Just Not Done Yet 
Hi- I just read your story and the rest of my story. It is so much like my story. My son was diagnosed ADHD, and also sensory integration, NVLD, and …

My Son the SuperHero 
So,I have recently found out that my 7 year old has SPD. That doesn't really change much because he is an awesome kid. He is sarcastic, funny, smart …

I cried 
Today I decided to write this to you all. Some of you may never get the idea I am trying to share, but that’s ok because I can’t fix everything, as you …

Yes, I know my son's shoes are on the wrong feet, thank you! 
My grandson was diagnosed with SPD just before he turned 2 years old. He's now 3 and his symptoms have worsened considerably over this past year. The …

Pushing Occupational Therapy into the Classroom Not rated yet
There is new evidence that proves we have been utilizing Occupational Therapy poorly in the school setting. It is currently common for children to be pulled …

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 …

5 Ways to Use Deep Pressure to Calm a Child Not rated yet
5 Ways to Use Deep Pressure to Calm a Child By Liz Gray A child can become excited or calmed by touch. Light touch, such as tickling, can excite …

Pediatric Sleep Consultant- mother of three Not rated yet
Benefits of the Slumber Sleeper for Special Needs Children Some sleep experts estimate that up to thirty percent of all children struggle with sleep …

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, …

Common sensory activities - initial research paper Not rated yet
Common sensory activities The main goal of SensoryTreat is to help parents and OTs cope with the overwhelming challenge of sensory therapy carryover. …

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 …

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Social Security Disability Benefits Not rated yet
Applying for Disability Benefits for a Child with a Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a condition that is characterized …

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 recommended cd's.

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 child.

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 be!

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 oral defensive!

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 further!

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 imagery products.

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 be done!

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 at home.

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 imagination.

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 products.

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.

Sensory Activities - 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 fun!"
 

 

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