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4 Strategies For Surviving Sensory Differences Under One Roof May 31, 2023
 One of the number one questions I get weekly is:

 “How can I support one child’s sensory needs when it is dysregulating to another family member?”

And this is a fair question. 

There are 6 of us in my house and inevitably when you get a group of people together,...

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Why We Shouldnā€™t Withhold Preferred Items May 24, 2023

Raise your hand if you have ever had a child walk into their therapy session holding their favorite toy and you thought "you know what, I'm just going to take this toy away so it's not distracting". 

Now raise your hand if you immediately regretted that decision... 

We have all been...

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The Problem with Neuronormativity: Challenging the Dominant Narrative May 17, 2023

In our society, the concept of "normal" is often deeply ingrained, influencing the way we perceive and understand the world around us. 

Neuronormativity is a term used to describe the dominant narrative that places neurotypicality—the typical functioning of the human brain—as the...

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Why We Should Create An Allyship Plan May 10, 2023

We believe that creating an allyship plan is essential in today's society to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Allyship refers to the process of building supportive relationships with individuals from marginalized communities to work towards achieving common goals. 

It is important...

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Quick Tips For Integrating Sensory Needs When Working With Gestalt Processors May 03, 2023

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! 

And the reason I am so passionate about sensory processing is because I recognized how sensory differences were affecting my clients’ ability to access language. 

So in honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month, I wanted to give a few quick...

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