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Howdy,I am in the process of writing the User Guide for the SPMs Quick Tips, an electronic program to help teams develop sensory-based strategies to be implemented at home, at day care and throughout…Continue
In preparation for celebrating SPD Awareness month, this blog will highlight the upcoming 17th International SPD Symposium scheduled for November 7 and 8, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona.
In this blog, I will first speak very briefly about SPD.
Then I will discuss one of my presentations “Use of Playground in Therapy Tour session”.
I will also discuss items which will possibly be on display at the exhibitor booths.
And finally, I will list the other speakers and many…
On the NIMH website you will read that “ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).”
Because September is ADHD awareness…
This month's blog is for teens to help them discover how to live in a more “sensory safe world.” And for the caregivers and teachers to help them better understand teen behaviors as they relate to sensory processing challenges, preferences, and needs.
The Teen Sensory Tools Survey
Teens: Complete the…
In this month’s blog I will be discussing children who are displaying behaviors reflecting sensory processing challenges, often not thought as appropriate in the classroom. Unlike children who are wheelchair users and easily receive assistance for their challenges, those with sensory processing challenges have “hidden” disabilities. They are often misunderstood and receive punishment for their behaviors. Assessment is important to identify the cause of their challenges. Once identified as…Continue