All posts in sensory processing

Mosaic Weighted Blanket for sensory-seekers and creating calm

My son Luke, age nine, has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) among his many other diagnosis, including ADHD. He is a sensory-seeker most often, occasionally a sensory-avoider. Since he was three or four years old he’s been crashing into things and flinging himself […]

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Tegu Mobility: The Real-Life Benefits of Make Believe Play

  Blocks connected by hidden magnets.  The wheels just snap on by magnetic force -making virtually anything mobile.  (photo courtesy: Tegu) WHAT: Tegu Mobility Line  DOES:  newest addition to Tegu blocks (see More...

Product Review: HowdaHUG Chair Fantastic for Sensory Seeking Kids

Let me just first warn you, this is going to be a gushing review. I {heart} this chair and what it has done for Luke, my fourth-grade son More...

creating calm: what our occupational therapist taught us to help with ADHD

{Reposted and updated from 2009 as part of the Best of the Best on SOS Research Blog.}  I think I've said this before, but I'll say it again... I More...

How do you help a sensory-seeking child with ADHD?

My eight-year-old son, Luke, has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) in addition to ADHD. Kids with SPD are either sensory avoiders or sensory seekers. Luke is most definitely a More...

HELLO! MY NAME IS: Eve, Part 2: Infanthood

In my first post in this series, I promised to introduce you to Eve. I’ll do so, but first, a little background:A few months back, a marketing company More...

How to help some of those {darn} sensory sensitivities: Smart Knit Kids

I would venture to guess that the majority of your children have some level of sensory issues. It seems that many kids with ADHD also have Sensory Processing More...

Sensory Integration Techniques for ADHD

ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, PDD –NOS and other disorders have many symptoms in common. The overarching similarities include difficulty with attention and focus, poor internal organization, and disruptive behaviors. More...

ADHD- An invisible disorder

Normally, when I write an article, I discuss topics and problems which have solutions. Today I’d like to discuss an important issue which confounds me as a parent More...

Guest Post: Sensory Diet for School

by Hartley Steiner, of Hartley's Life With 3 BoysMany people ask me what a good sensory diet for school is, and unfortunately, there isn't a simple answer. But, in light of More...

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