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The Touch Processing System

This article will be looking at the touch processing system in a bit of detail.  If you’re anything like me, you like to know why… 659 more words

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pure gold

I’ve been reading a recent novel by Margaret Drabble, The Pure Gold Baby, which I didn’t find by searching for novels about mental illness, though I have been reading rather a lot of those, since I want to see what else has been written besides the books I have been writing. 637 more words

Higher or Lower? Understanding your child's sensory processing tendencies

In a previous post, we’ve talked a little about three of the 7 sensory systems that your child uses to help make sense of their bodies, learn to move and have appropriate emotional responses to their environment. 741 more words

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Sitting at the table when your child needs to move

So many of the children I see with feeding struggles have sensory needs, either with or without other developmental and physical issues.  Sensory issues are a big topic, and not to be covered in just one post. 454 more words

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Poop as a Sensory Experience

There are so many joys to having children, but let’s not overlook the daily horrors that parents really face. The reality is that parenting has some pretty dark aspects. 709 more words

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Towels, your feeding chair hack

“A towel, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.”  Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy… 471 more words

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One of those days...

Yesterday was one of those days. The dogs got into a fight ending with one with a tear in his ear and blood spatter everywhere like some sort of crime scene. 405 more words