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Jun 19, 2019

Sensory bottles have many advantages as far as behavior is concerned, because they allow the child a chance to slow down. To use it, the child shakes the jar and observes the movement of the components within it, which will keep them entertained and focused.

The sensory jar is a great way to occupy your child’s...

Jun 19, 2019

“Rights" are things every child should have or be able to do. All children have the same rights. These rights are listed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.  Almost every country has agreed to these rights. All the rights are connected to each other, and all are equally important. Sometimes, we have...

Jun 18, 2019

For kids who are oversensitive to how things feel on their skin, getting dressed can be a literal pain. Even small irritants—a too-tight cuff, a nagging tag—can feel unbearable. You’ll need to experiment, but here are some clothing types to consider.

Jun 17, 2019

Sitting on a regular seat can be tough for kids with sensory processing issues or attention issues. They may need sensory input to stay focused and comfortable while seated. Products like wobbly chairs and exercise balls can be expensive, however. Here are low-cost ideas for making a sensory-friendly seat for your...