Visual Information Processing

Visual Information Processing

Does your child struggle with visual processing skills like tracking, eye teaming, and visual perception while reading? These are all developmental skills that children need in addition to seeing clearly. If these skills don’t develop normally...

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Fireworks Social Story

Fireworks Social Story

Is your child frightened by the sounds and excitement of the 4th of July? I know that my children were all terrified of the noises that come along with the bright lights of a fireworks display. If your child is one of those that goes running into...

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Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp

Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp

Tips to Encourage Pincer Grasp What is pincer grasp? Pincer grasp is when the index finger and the thumb meet to pick up small objects in a controlled fashion, which typically emerges between 9 to 12 months of age. Why is pincer grasp important?...

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Sensory Strategies for Halloween

Sensory Strategies for Halloween

Halloween can be a fun and festive holiday with lots of great opportunities for sensory development.  However, for those with sensory sensitivities, it also has the potential to be a little overwhelming with the risk of sensory overload. ...

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Sensory input vs. Phoenix Heat

Sensory input vs. Phoenix Heat

During school months, our children are on a very strict routine that involves recess and activity throughout the day that allows kids to fulfill their sensory needs. When summer months hit, temperatures rise and routines are altered, parents find...

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