Jenni Bayliff, OTRL

sensory processing disorder in children

The warning signs of sensory processing disorder in children

Sensory processing disorder, SPD, is a neurological condition that affects people of all ages. It’s now recognized as one of the most common chronic neurological disability in school-aged children. An estimated one out of 20 school-aged children have SPD, but the actual number may be much higher because it’s tough to diagnose. The symptoms can […]

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Sensory Desensitization

A Sensory Desensitization Program for Mask Wearing

Face masks are becoming more and more common, especially as restaurants, salons, and other public spaces start to open up. It can be uncomfortable at first to wear a mask, especially for those sensory sensitivities. Many sensory sensitivities are difficult to understand, and if you have sensory sensitivity, you’re probably no stranger to sensory overload.

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Tips to Strengthen a Child’s Sensory Tactile System

Our sensory tactile system is how we experience the world through touch and connects that information in our emotions. This is important especially in children so that they can discover the things they like and dislike. Here are a few ideas that provide opportunities for kids to play and explore using their tactile sense.  These

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