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Senseez: The Sensory Overload Solution

I could see it starting….

Those of you who have children with sensory issues know what I am talking about.

The start of an overload. 628 more words

Special Needs

The Wonderful Sensory Seeking Wilbarger Brush

When someone asks me what I remember most about our early times with Elizabeth, the time before we knew what disorders she had.  My mind’s eye takes me to the memories of her crying.   860 more words


Aspen Autistics - X Country Skiing for Autism Awareness

I have been selected as the lone female autistic to ski from Aspen to Vail at the end of January, in preparation to cross the polar ice cap in Spring, 2017. 593 more words

Adult Autism

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


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