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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Feeding Difficulties at School

Feeding Difficulties at School

As a feeding therapist, I often hear that school-age children are not eating their lunches at school.  Parents and caregivers show frustration and concern as their children continue to bring home “untouched” lunchboxes.  Back to school can be an...

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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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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Many kids with learning and attention issues also have mental health issues. The most common is ADHD, anxiety, behavioral challenges, stress, fear, low self-esteem, depression, and other emotional struggles. There are a number of treatments for...

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Let’s Talk About Tongue Tie

Let’s Talk About Tongue Tie

Ankyloglossia, frequently referred to as a tongue-tie, is a common congenital irregularity in which the tongue is tethered to the floor of the mouth.  The degree of severity of the tongue-tie differs between individuals as well as the impact that...

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