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The Power of Speech

I was a theatre actress for a number of years. Preparations for shows involved me talking out loud for weeks on end with various accents and voices as I tried to find the essence of my character and memorize lines. 679 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

Routines Really Matter When You Have Kids With Sensory Modulation Issues

Young children thrive with routines, but for kids with sensory modulation difficulties, the difference in their abilities when you support them with routines is amazing. 350 more words


Here we go... again

Hello, all.  I’m glad you are here.  My name is Brian and this is my intro to writing this extraordinary blog.  The Extraordinary Channel is dedicated to the special needs universe – any and all parts of it.   393 more words

Anat Baniel Method

"The doctor said my child has... What do I do?"

Hello everyone! We are beginning to realize how difficult it is to work together while miles apart. Schedules have to be followed, new routines respected, and deadlines met. 503 more words

Speech Pathology

Thoughts on Therapy - My Experiences with Developmental Delays

Ronan was in occupational therapy from nine to fourteen months because of the torticollis he developed while I was trying to be superhuman (full-time mom plus running a 15-20 employee manufacturing company.) He spent WAY too much time in his playpen and 1,395 more words


#TBT Pics: He Has Come A Long Way!

This was MJ at 3 years old when he was first diagnosed.  He was having fun completing a sorting activity in his special needs Pre-K.  He has always had that smile and has always loved school. 90 more words

Thoughts on Occupational Balance

Work has been absolutely nuts these few months, broke down sometimes too (remember me panicking?). Started visiting one school on a weekly basis, and seeing 3-5 kids on the other days. 424 more words

Occupational Therapy