Tag Archives: SPD

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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OT Corner: Potty Training and the Sensory Defensive Pre-Schooler

  [Source:  SPD Blogger Network] Reprinted with permission of the SPD Blogger Network by “Reinventing Mommy” This post isn’t for the faint of heart.  Two words – two little words – that can strike fear into the hearts of every … Continue reading

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FDA Warns Against Jewelry For Sensory Stimulation

[Source: Disability Scoop] Special necklaces, bracelets and other jewelry used by people with special needs to provide sensory stimulation are dangerous, federal regulators say. The Food and Drug Administration is warning that teething jewelry has been linked to death and … Continue reading

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