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August 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Sensory Processing and the Teenager: Helping Teachers, Caregivers and Teens Understand Sensory Needs

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…


Added by Diana Ashby Henry on August 18, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Preparing Your Classroom: A Few Things Your Student with Special Needs Wishes You Knew!

1. Fluorescent lights bother me!  It seems like they are blinking and/or buzzing and they make for extra glare on my paper.  If you have a classroom with access to natural daylight (windows or skylights) please consider turning off the overhead lights at different intervals during the day. If this is not an option then try these cool light covers called Cozy Shades.  My sensory system…


Added by Cecilia Cruse on August 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

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