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My Son’s Sensory Diet and How to Get Him to Sleep

Bedtime is always difficult for most children, and it is very challenge for children whose nervous system is unable to process and integrate information from their environment. 451 more words


My Son’s Journey to Restful Sleep

Could you imagine having a newborn baby whose eyes are staring around most of the day and he is not able to sleep well? This was one of the different sensory signals that my baby boy showed when he was born seven years ago. 449 more words


Managing Sensory Issues

Sensory therapy for sensory processing disorder isn’t as effective as it appears.  Before I was  diagnosed with ASD at 19, I was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder.   652 more words

Living Autistically

Interoception and the Body Chart Checklist

I read an article written by an OT named Kelly Mahler in OT Advance (Interoception: The Eight Sensory System, June 2016, Vol. 32 No. 6) about a newly recognized 8th sense of the body that could be responsible for our capability to handle the sensations of the inner world of our bodies. 656 more words

Occupational Therapy

Mood Board: B&W and Soweto

1. “Budding” Series by Xavier Duah / 2. “Honey Face” by Ivan Trejo / 3. “Three Dancers, Mills College, 1929” by Imogen Cunningham / … 10 more words

Mood Board

To Think Is To Be...

I find I have a lot to learn about my conditions. Most of all, it seems there is a lot to be learned about how to live with having… 1,827 more words


Visual Sensory Tools

These are some examples of products/sensory tools to use for visual sensitive/avoiders (over-responsive), seekers (craves) and low registration (under-responsive) persons.