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Sensory Tips for In-Home Therapists Mar 06, 2024

When you are an in-home therapist, your body is often a playground. 

Am I right??

If you’ve done home-based speech therapy before, you understand how much these little ones love to move. 

Which is why it is so important to be able to provide sensory-based sessions for these...

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Implementing A Sensory-Based Approach in a Clinic Setting Feb 21, 2024

Let’s talk about using sensory strategies in a clinic setting. 

As the owner of a private practice, I understand how easy this sounds in theory but can often be hard to implement in reality. 

When I talk about implementing a sensory based approach in a clinic setting, I’m...

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Talking To Families About Autism Feb 14, 2024

How do I bring up autism to families?

This is a great question. And the truth is…

I don’t believe there is one perfect way. 

When we try to use a one-size fits all approach to bringing up autism to different families, it usually blows up in our faces. 

But before we go into...

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An AuDHDer's Guide to Regulation Feb 07, 2024

"The beauty of knowing about sensory is that I can finally unmask and truly know myself." - Bettina Lopez-Lam. 

I met Bettina when she enrolled in my Sensory Certificate Course for SLPs in 2021. 

At the time, Bettina did not know she was Autistic. Bettina was in the process of...

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Top Tips for Supporting Sensory Avoiders Jan 31, 2024

When you have a sensory avoider, it affects you everyday.

It affects how you plan your weekend, your trips out of town, and even your trips to the grocery store. 

And I can speak to this personally as one of my kids is a sensory avoider.  

So let’s define what it means to be...

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