Fun Indoor Sensory Activities for Children and Vacation Bible School Teacher Recovery Weekend

What a week! This past Sunday through Wednesday was Vacation Bible School at the church my husband and I attend. It’s primarily geared towards children. Sometimes I think is a little odd, because VBS was for ALL ages at the church I attended growing up. Anyways…my husband and I had the awesome opportunity to pour … More Fun Indoor Sensory Activities for Children and Vacation Bible School Teacher Recovery Weekend

Back to School: Ready for school? Make sure those vaccine records are up to date!

Getting vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health. Diseases can quickly spread among groups of children who aren’t vaccinated. Whether it’s a baby starting at a new child care facility, a toddler heading to preschool, a student going back … More Back to School: Ready for school? Make sure those vaccine records are up to date!

April Showers Bring….Awareness?

Every month has dozens of observances, holidays, and awareness events. April seems especially busy, and Sensory Toys for Kids will be using our corner of the blogosphere to highlight concerns and raise awareness about conditions and situations related to our children, families, and clients. This month we will be observing: National Autism Awareness Month National … More April Showers Bring….Awareness?

Sharing a Blog Post: He’s Not A Brat…It’s Called SPD! — Rach Today

He’s not a brat…It’s called SPD! Some people may have read my title and knew what SPD stood for right away. While others are like wth is SPD, and is that shit contagious. SPD stands for Sensory Processing Disorder. Sensory processing is how the nervous system interprets senses/signals, and turns them into appropriate behavioral/motor response. […] … More Sharing a Blog Post: He’s Not A Brat…It’s Called SPD! — Rach Today

Friday News Round Up: Special Education & Autism and Puberty

Happy Friday from ST4K! Today, we have 2 news stories. The first one was published in 2015 and highlights the story of a teenager dealing with autism and puberty. The second story is more recent. In the decision of the case Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, the Supreme Court ruled a school must offer an “individualized education … More Friday News Round Up: Special Education & Autism and Puberty

Top 10 Questions to ask your child’s school district or teacher: Sensory Processing Disorder

I’ve been debating on whether to post this now or later in the school year, but I figured there’s no such thing as asking too many questions. Parents and students must advocate for themselves and the services and support they need. While many states have mandated  providing free special education services, these services may be … More Top 10 Questions to ask your child’s school district or teacher: Sensory Processing Disorder