Tag Archives: SPD

Developmental Coordination Disorder and Sensory Processing

[Source:  the British Journal of OT via Your Therapy Source] The British Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on children with developmental coordination disorder and sensory difficulties to examine the co-occurrence of developmental coordination disorders and sensory processing and integration difficulties. Data … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Fidget Toys or Focus Tools?

[Source:  Sensory Smarts.com] by Lindsey Biel,  MA OTR/L There have been toy fads for decades. From Rubik’s Cubes to Duncan yo-yos, from Slinkys to Tamagotchis, and more recently, app-loaded cell phones and handheld game consoles, these trendy toys are fun, … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Study Reveals Biological Basis for Sensory Processing Disorders in Kids

[Source  UCSF] Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, yet the condition receives far less attention partly because it’s never been recognized as a distinct disease. In a … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Supporting Sensory Needs in Children & Teens with ASD

Editor’s Note:  Thank You to our friend Lindsey Biel for sharing her free webinar with us! [Source:  Autism Resource Institute] Sensory issues are a complex and often overlooked issue for individuals on the autism spectrum. Hear occupational therapist Lindsey Biel … Continue reading

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Simple Montessori Sensorial Lesson Using a Fabric Basket

[Source:  Carrots Are Orange] It’s very easy to create a fabric matching basket to use with a Montessori sensorial lesson. It’s a great sensorial and language work for your preschooler. The basket includes same size pairs of fabrics. In our … Continue reading

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