I want to welcome Sara, an Occupational Therapist to the blog today to share about sensory processing and the teenage years. Children with sensory processing disorder continue to grow up and age into teenagers and adults. Do you wonder what happens to kids with sensory processing disorder as they age into teenagers? Like we know, […]
Occupational Therapy Tips
These tips are not to replace the relationship between a therapist and client in a one-on-one treatment setting. If you suspect your child has delays, please tell your doctor and ask for an Occupational Therapy evaluation. These tips are meant for educational and informational use only for parents, teachers, and therapists.
Something I have heard from teachers over and over again is that there is not a lot of sensory processing information geared specifically for the classroom environment. As educators or therapists, we often have to sift through lots of general information or for the home and figure out how to make it fit our classrooms […]
All children can benefit from calm down strategies, whether they have sensory processing challenges or not. Today I have teamed up with Fun and Function to share this great calm down toolkit for kids. You can use it in your home, classroom, or clinic/school-based practice. It’s a great way to encourage independence in self-regulation for […]
If you’ve been around early education then you have probably heard of pre-writing lines. How do you know which pre-writing lines your child should know? And what ages should these pre-writing lines be mastered and turn into letters? Today I am sharing a pre-writing skills checklist that will help you out. What is pre-writing line […]
Until a couple of years ago, I had never heard about interoception. When I attended a continuing education class about behavior and sensory processing, interoception was mentioned. It intrigued me and I decided to research more. The problem is, not a lot of research has been done on interoception. So today I want to help answer […]
I want to welcome Amy and Evelyn Guttmann to the blog today! They are sisters and pediatric Occupational Therapists in New York. The topic they are sharing on today is such an important one. I know you are going to get a lot of amazing tips as they share about the secret sensory culprit that makes […]