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Category Archives: Occupational Therapy

What is Sensory Diet?

If you have ever researched sensory processing difficulty, you have probably seen the term sensory diet. At first glance you may assume you are going to have to change your child’s entire diet to improve these difficulties. However, a sensory diet has nothing to do with food. In reality it is a daily “diet” of […]

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How to keep the Holidays Happy

The holidays are a time of great joy, beauty, and excitement. The holidays can also be a time of increased stress, anxiety, and being generally overwhelmed. This is true for all of us, but especially for our kids who have difficulty with sensory processing. Here are some tips to help not only survive the holiday […]

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Halloween Tips for Children with Sensory Processing Challenges

General Information Halloween can be very overwhelming for children with sensory processing challenges With special planning for your child’s needs and preferences, Halloween can be enjoyable. Remember to encourage your child to use previously established self-regulating strategies. Adults can remind the child to use deep breathing, deep pressure, and similar strategies to remain optimally regulated. […]

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Dear Moms

Dear Mama, If there is one thing I want all my client’s mamas to know it’s this: Take Care of Yourself. One the best gifts you can give your child is the gift of a healthy mother – mentally, emotionally, and physically. Everywhere we turn there’s someone or something there to tell us all the […]

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