Tag Archives: SPD

OT Corner:: How Do You Talk to Parents About Sensory Sensitivities?

[Source: Your Therapy Source] After reading a thought provoking blog post from Christopher Alterio,OTR, on Deconstructing the myth of clothing sensitivity as a ‘sensory processing disorder’, it really made me think about how we talk to parents as pediatric therapists.  Not … Continue reading

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A Trail Of Their Own

[Source: Disability Scoop] Spin a wheel and watch a rainbow of colors whirl in front of you. Try another and hear the sound of rain. Run your fingers over a grid of oversize marbles. Rock back and forth inside a … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Growing Up With Sensory Processing Disorder

Editor’s Note:  Check out this interview with Lindsey Biel, co-author of Raising a Sensory Smart Child.   A friend of PediaStaff, Lindsey recently sent us this interview and video article to share with you, our readers. [Source:  Fox News Health] … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Uncovering Sensory-Based Motor Disorders

[Source: Specialism] October is National Sensory Awareness Month AND Physical Therapy Awareness Month.  It is a perfect time to introduce the very important connection between sensory and motor – sensory-based motor disorders.  Discover how physical therapy can play an integral … Continue reading

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Sensory Play: Spiced Citrus Playdough Recipe

[Source:  Childhood 101] We love to make homemade play dough – it’s a whole lot cheaper than its commercially produced counterpart and making your own also means that you can easily enhance the sensory nature of the dough by experimenting … Continue reading

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