Sensory Processing Therapy Specialists

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD): Signs and Symptoms

When parents of children with learning and behavioral difficulties are asked if their kids experience problems with sensory processing, chances are many of them will answer “yes”! Many children have difficulty regulating sensory input, which can be anywhere from mild to severe in nature. What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), also called … Continued


13 Sensory-Friendly Tricks and Treats for Halloween

Halloween is a very sensory-rich holiday for children in general, and sensory-sensitive children are going to be more sensitive than others during the many festivities of this holiday. With thoughtful planning and preparing your child in advance, they should be able to enjoy the parts of this holiday that they are interested in. Here are … Continued


How Sensory Processing Difficulties Affect Behavior

It can be extremely difficult and frustrating for parents and caregivers when children are having difficulty with negative behaviors. Let’s say that you receive a call from your child’s school reporting that they often seem distracted and don’t pay attention in class, bump into kids in the lunch line, can’t hold a pencil correctly, become … Continued

The Sensory Pyramid

It Makes “Sense” This updated Sensory Pyramid was developed by Pediatric Occupational Therapist and Sensory Expert Kelli Arnone. Her modern-day Sensory Pyramid is an easy-to-understand illustration that depicts a general idea of a child’s foundational skills, and what other skills build upon those. Think about it: You can’t place stones on the top until the … Continued

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