Tag Archives: SPD

Pediatric Therapy Corner: Don’t Forget the Bricks for Back to School

By: Cat Lichtenbelt Copyright 2011. Reprinted with the express permission of Sensory Flow as it appeared on their website August 11, 2011 Editor’s Note:  This article was written for parents, but we are including it on our blog because we … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: – Sensory Art Therapy

By: Pamela Ullmann, ATR-BC, LCAT copyright 2010. Pamela Ullmann.  This blog post has been reprinted with express permission of the author as it appeared on her Full Spectrum Blog Creative art making can offer unique ways for children to gain … Continue reading

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Sensory Activity of the Week: Shaving Cream Tracks

[Source:   Your Therapy Source] Shaving Cream Tracks is a fun activity to set up that encourages fine motor skills, tactile input and crossing midline.  You will need plates, toy cars and shaving cream for this activity.  This idea is … Continue reading

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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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Sensory Corner: Staying Comfortable in the Summer During Often Overstimulating Activities

[Source:  The Child Mind Institute] By Rae Jacobson For many kids, summer vacation holds the promise of months of school-free fun. But for children with sensory processing issues, summer can be a challenging time. From the sand on the beach … Continue reading

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