Some kids are just shy. However, there are some on the extreme end of shyness, such that it impacts their quality of life. For these kids, talking to others is not just hard, it can also be anxiety-inducing.
Finding balance and a sense of peace on a daily basis can be a challenge. There are numerous yoga poses to help increase relaxation, and I’ve listed three of my favorites to calm the nervous system. Four benefits of calming the nervous system are: -Decreased stress -Increased concentration -Muscles and organs work more effectively -Boosts […]
In three sections: A quick review of the sensory systems and how they are impacted by the holidays. How can I help my child? Five tips. A guide for creating a seasonal sensory tool kit. A QUICK REVIEW OF THE SENSORY SYSTEMS AND HOW THEY ARE IMPACTED BY THE HOLIDAYS. The Holiday Season is upon […]
“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!” Once families have found Occupational Therapy, they often feel like they’ve found a home. Connect the Dots is a place where parents report that they finally feel understood and that their kids look forward to working on skills that will help […]
For most kids Halloween is exciting. Choosing a costume, dressing up to be someone else and receiving candy is fun. However, for kids suffering with Sensory Processing Disorder Halloween can be a nightmare. It’s not that these children don’t want to be a part of the adventure, it’s the sensations the adventure brings that can […]