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Top Tips for Supporting Sensory Seekers Mar 29, 2023

Sensory seeker… 

When you hear the term sensory seeker, I bet someone comes to mind. 

Maybe it’s your child. Or a student in your class. Or even your partner. (*cough cough) ;) 

This term is becoming more widely known (yay!) but it’s important to make sure we are...

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Finding the Right Sensory Supports Mar 22, 2023

“What sensory strategies should I use??” 

This is a very common question I get from both therapists and parents. 

Because sometimes kids seem to know what input they want, but then they go and go and go and end up dysregulated. 

When it comes to sensory supports, there...

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Why Understanding Sensory Processing is Key to Being Neurodiversity Affirming Mar 15, 2023

Happy Neurodiversity Celebration Week! Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a worldwide initiative that challenges stereotypes and misconceptions about neurological differences. 

Being neurodiversity affirming means that we view neurological differences as differences and not deficits. Some...

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There's Gotta Be a Better Way: Training Teams in Neurodiversity Affirming Practices Mar 14, 2023

“I don’t want anyone else in your practice. I need YOU right now, Jessie. I really need you.”

It was the mom of a long time client on the phone. Life had gotten busy and I had passed all of my own clients to other therapists because I was one ball away from dropping them all.

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Sensory & the Scope of the SLP Mar 08, 2023

 

Today I want to share about one of my favorite topics: sensory and the scope of the SLP.

I get A LOT of questions and comments when I talk about the SLP’s role in sensory:

"Is that in your scope of practice??"

 "That's what OTs do..."

"Why should SLPs learn about sensory when...

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