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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,...

Perfectionism – Being the Best, Perfectly or Not

Jean's son Jaylen may not understand a lot of social concepts.  He may not realize someone is being mean.  He may not understand what...

Computing Technology – Keep it in a Shared Family Space

One of the stories I often amuse people with is the time that my, then seven year old with autism, booked and paid for...

Sensory Celebrations – It’s Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

March is nationally recognized as Reading Month and for the past fifteen years, the National Education Association (NEA) has sponsored the Read Across America Day....

The Relationship Between Anxiety and Diet

Explore the relationship between anxiety and diet.  With some diet modifications, you could be on your way to discovering a reduction in your child's...

A Special Interest: An Obsession or a Tool?

We all have things that we love to think and talk about.  For example, Chris enjoys to talk about his love for Disney World...

Does Your Therapy Office Put Kids in Sensory Overload?

It's important to be aware of a client's sensory needs no matter what clinical service you are providing, whether it's occupational therapy, speech therapy,...

Own Your Stress and Live More Peacefully

Over the years, I've read quite a few books on stress and I've heard the same phrase over and over again - “we create...