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The Summer Vacation – Tips for Success

Ah, summer.  Sunny skies, balmy breezes, green grass, and that age-old tradition, the family vacation.  Every year families around the world pilgrimage to fun-filled...

Create an Activity Passport for a Sensory Regulated Summer

Ideas for a Sensory Regulated Summer Getting ready for the backyard festivities of summer can be a daunting task when the sensory processing needs of...

Self-Regulation – Attained from an Old Sandbox

The sun is shining. You’re itching to get outside. However, you know you need a little something special to lure the sensory child in...

Time Management for Middle School Students

We're going to talk about time management today because it is a huge skill needed for life, and I think knowing how to manage...

CHILL CHILDREN: Guided Relaxation

A relaxed body is healthy, vibrant and feels great. A relaxed mind is creative, powerful and unlimited.  Guided relaxation can help children to achieve...

Over Sensitive to Sound? Consider Homeopathy

Most people probably don’t think of homeopathy as a treatment for sensory processing disorder.  In fact, homeopathic remedies are often very effective in alleviating...

A Girl On The Spectrum – Autism Awareness Month

When people think of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), they usually think of boys or men.  In honor of Autism Awareness Month, I will...

OT Tips to Conserve Parental Energy

Raising children of all types requires a lot of mental and physical energy.  Just like we need to conserve nature’s energy, parents need to...

How Deaf People Listen – How You Can Help

I was getting breakfast at McDonalds this morning and I started thinking, "Perhaps if I explained how, as a hearing impaired person, I was...

What is Self-Regulation? Self-Regulation and Me!

Today I would like to talk about self-regulation, because I feel it is a very important topic. Once a person learns how to self-regulate,...