Sensory

We know we need to limit our kids’ screen time but how often do we parents think about our own screen time and how it impacts our children?  There are countless articles on the dangers of screens for our children but now more concern than ever is being raised about parents’ screen time. I stay home with my sons two...

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Keeping Your Child Busy During The Winter Months

Winter time can be difficult for kids and parents, especially kids with higher sensory needs. Being stuck inside more means less time outside and fewer options for movement activities. Here are some ideas to get your kids moving and to keep them busy during those long winter months: – Check out your local library for different classes they have –...

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How to Have a Sensory Friendly Halloween

Kids LOVE Halloween…between dressing up, the decorations, parties, and of course the candy…what’s not to love? But let’s be honest, Halloween is definitely not the most sensory friendly holiday.  For kids with sensory processing disorder, it can be a literal nightmare.  From the itchy costumes, flashing lights, loud noises, and unexpected scares, the night of Trick-or-Treat can be really overwhelming...

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A Sensory Approach to Feeding

Did you know by 3 your child’s diet should typically consist of a variety foods with various textures, sights, temperatures, colors and consistencies? If your child is not eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats, and mixed foods (such as mac and cheese or spaghetti), then your child may be a picky eater. Before addressing feeding, make sure you child’s...

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How Can I Help My Child Sit Still in Class?

1.       Understand the time your child should be able to attend to a seated task.                         1 year:                       1 minute                         2 years:        ...

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