Fourth of July Tips for Kids

Summer is in full force and we have tips for kids who may struggle with sensory processing.   The 4th of July is here. Nothing like a holiday to bring family and friends together – this year is extra special because many virus restrictions are being lifted. Since we all feel like celebrating, I thought I’d […]

7 Tips for Children Who FEAR Loud Noises

Imagine the sound of your mother’s voice….. What memories, thoughts, emotions does that bring up? How about the sound of popping popcorn? Does that make you think of movies, circus, carnival?  Think of the sound of nails on a chalkboard. How about the sound of a bee buzzing near your head? Each sound evokes feelings within […]

Life Skills Series: Fire Safety

Life skills training helps our children with independence. This week, I’d like to talk about fire safety. When thinking about functional skills, knowing when to call 911 or what to do if a fire occurs can make the difference between a minor incident and a major catastrophe. As I work with children I realize that […]