Tag Archives: SPD

Research: Analyses of Sensory Integration Therapy

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities published a meta-analysis on the use of sensory integration with individuals who have or at risk for a developmental or learning disability or delay. The outcomes from 30 studies on sensory … Continue reading

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Pediatric OT Corner: Managing Olfactory Sensitivity

[Source:  Therapy Fun Zone] I have worked with some kids who are very sensitive to certain smells, and they have trouble being in places where there are certain scents. Optimally, we want these kids to get de-sensitized so that they … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Ouchy, Itchy, Scratchy, Ewey! – Ideas for Kids with High Sensitivity to Clothing

All material Copyright © 2010 Smart Knit Kids This article is reprinted with the express permission of Smart Knit Kids By: Kam Howard Editor’s Note: This article is written more for parents than therapists, but we are featuring it this … Continue reading

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Sensory Activity of the Week: Peppermint Slime for Sensory Play

This green peppermint-scented slime is a variation of the jelly slime I have written about before. It will instantly fill your kitchen with the minty smell of candy canes and provide your child a chance to play and explore through the sense … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 30 Christmas Sensory Stocking Stuffers / Hanukkah Gifts for Special Needs Kids

[Source:  The Sensory Spectrum] In my parent Facebook Group,  Voices of SPD, several parents were asking for recommendations for Christmas stocking stuffers. The problem is, there are hundreds of great sensory stocking stuffers out there! But I know how tough it can be to whittle down … Continue reading

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