Chynna Laird

Five Solutions to Support Social Growth

Jaimie, a child with sensory isms, has always struggled with social issues. When she was very young, she was terrified to be around other children and adults. She avoided any sort of social interaction,...

5 Ways to Help Your Child Transition Back to School

Since my daughter has been very tiny, her routine is sacred to her and even the slightest change can set her into an instant meltdown. Many of our kids rely on 'the same old...
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Meet the Needs of ALL of Your ‘Sensational’ Kids

If you have more than one ‘sensational’ kid in your house, trying to coordinate and organize each child’s sensory diet can be an overwhelming task, especially if each child’s needs are on opposite ends...

The Essentials for a Sensory-Friendly Learning Environment

Many children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and other isms find it easier to study at home rather than in public school. For these children, school can be a scary place not only because of...

What can I do to prevent my SPD son from running into unsafe situations...

This is a very common reaction for children with SPD and usually happens when the child is overwhelmed or overstimulated. What you have to remember is that your child is often in ‘fight and...

Ten Tips for Sensational Parents

Not too long ago I was asked to create a ‘Top Ten’ list of tips for sensational caregivers. This was not a task I took lightly because I know what it’s like to be...