I have written a lot about ADHD, however, I have only merely breathed a mention of a lesser known challenge among kids today, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). When many of you think of SPD you either have absolutely no idea what it means, or you’re like, “yes, yes, that’s when your sensors are processing all […] … More Sharing a Blog Post: Imagine Your Child With Sensory Processing Disorder — Man vs Mommy
Make a Plan Families of children with SPD need to be prepared just like a good Girl Scout or Boy Scout. If you will be eating Thanksgiving dinner away from home pack some foods or snacks that you know your child will eat. Some children may only like certain foods the way you prepare them … More 5 Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner with Sensory Processing Disorder
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This the last post in my brief series on Emergency Preparedness and Sensory Processing Disorder. Calm in the Midst of the Storm: Emergency Preparedness and Sensory Processing Disorder (Part 1) Calm in the Midst of the Storm: Emergency Preparedness and Sensory Processing Disorder (Part 2) How do we help our children cope with the long … More Sensory Processing Disorder and Psychological First Aid
Helping Children Cope Disasters can leave children and teens feeling frightened, confused and insecure. And kids’ responses can be quite varied. It’s important to not only recognize these reactions, but also help children cope with their emotions. You are their biggest influence. When you can manage your own feelings, you can make disasters less traumatic … More Calm in the Midst of the Storm: Emergency Preparedness and Sensory Processing Disorder (Part 2)
My, how time flies when you’re a grown up. I can’t believe it’s practically August already. Things in our ST4K family have been busy. K, her husband and the kids (A and J) enjoyed an extended trip to Southeast Asia for their family vacation. J is turning 6 on Saturday. Due to the time difference, … More We’re still here! Getting back into the swing of blogging. You should attend ASPERGER SYNDROME: Independent Living
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?