Sensory Diet

Enhance Social Skills with Partner Poses

"The blend of sensory integration strategies and yoga techniques creates a natural sensory diet for children.  Through yoga partner poses, we find core sensory input though proprioceptive (input to the joints) and vestibular input...

Long Grass Offers a Ton of Sensory Input

The old adage says that April showers can bring May flowers.  Along with those flowers comes grass.  Lots of long grass, growing in lawns everywhere.  Grass that can look beautiful.  Unfortunately, it does not...
Recycle - Sensory Fun

Who Knew? Recycled Lids = Hours of Sensory Fun

Celebrate Earth Day while donning your sensory savvy lenses.  Take a look inside your recycling bin with new vision - a sensational vision and gear up for some good old sensory fun. Snag all those...

Discover Your Child’s Creative Outlet

Amazing talents and gifts abound in children with various differences.  As a society, we need to not focus so much on the negatives associated with differences.  Instead, let's stress the positive aspects of those...

A Weighted Blanket: A Dream Come True

On Amanda's porch sat a heavy brown box full of what she would soon discover was worth more than its weight in gold! The long sought after weighted blanket for her son had arrived....
Easter Eggs - Sensory Input

Plastic Easter Eggs – Loads of Sensory Input

Spring is right around the corner and with it may come an extra dose of sensory challenges.   For some children, seasonal changes in clothing, weather and routine bring just enough extra or unfamiliar input...

Enhance Speech Therapy with a Recorder

In The Recorder: Chock Full of Therapeutic Benefits, Developmental Musician, Orly Zalel provided professional insight on the multitude of benefits of using the recorder, a simple musical instrument.  In this article, you will...

The Recorder: Chock Full of Therapeutic Benefits

Are you looking to try something fun and different with your child? Something that offers a hidden therapeutic benefit? Consider the recorder. It's a very basic musical instrument that offers many hidden benefits.  Explore insights...
sledding

Sensory Motor Fun in the Snow

Few things compare to the opportunities for a fun workout than playing in the snow. Get the kids outside and moving, then wrap up a hard day of play with a large mug of...
sun salutation

Sun Salutations for Vestibular Input

Swinging is known to have a calming effect on the nervous system. The rhythmical movements and repetitive pattern give steady, even input to the vestibular system. Swinging is soothing and calming. If there is someone...