Tag Archives: SPD

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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OT Corner: Saving the Drama for Broadway

Image Credit: iStock Photo By: Loren Shlaes, OTR/L Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique Children with low arousal levels are constantly looking for ways to increase their energy so that they can be more alert. Unfortunately, especially when they’re at … Continue reading

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