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Self-Care Chronicles: Nutrition and Eating for Sensory Issues

Self-Care Chronicles: Nutrition and Eating for Sensory Issues

In this article: We explore foods known to reduce sensory meltdowns and why they work, as well as helpful strategies to promote independent feeding and healthy eating habits among children, teens, and adults with sensory processing...

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Self-Care Chronicles – Toileting

Self-Care Chronicles: Potty Training and Toileting

Perhaps you knew that potty-training was going to be an issue.

For any parent is can be discouraging to watch those Pinterest-perfect mothers successfully train their children to potty on their own in such a short amount of time.

It can feel...

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Self-Care Chronicles – Getting Dressed

Self-Care Chronicles: Getting Dressed

No matter the age, getting dressed for a child can be a hassle. Oftentimes children, in general, are particular or afraid of the routine. Then add sensory processing issues and getting dressed together: now we have a bigger problem that can last into...

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Self-Care Chronicles – Brushing teeth

Self-Care Chronicles: Brushing Teeth

Welcome to another entry into the Self-Care Chronicles. Today we will talk about brushing teeth and oral hygiene for people with sensory processing issues. Making sure to care for even these small areas can improve many other aspects of your loved ones life.

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Self-Care Chronicles – Bathing

Self-Care Chronicles: Bathing

Bath-time is one of those things that can look lovely in pictures. Seeing a child enjoying a rubber ducky covered in bubbles or running around in an animal shaped towel just after getting clean—these are the things that sell the best soap. Reality, however, is...

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God Made the Senses: Bible Verses and Activities

God Made the Senses: Bible Verses and Activities

Getting kids to participate in bible studies can be challenging, and with younger children with sensory processing issues it can be that much more difficult. Let’s look at some ways to incorporate God into some engaging sensory activities.

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10 Christian Parenting Tips for Sensory Super-Heroes

10 Christian Parenting Tips for Sensory Super-Heroes

Why can’t we just use traditional parenting methods instead of sensory parenting?

This question can have several different meanings depending on the person who is asking it. A bystander at the market or restaurant may be wondering why...

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Did God Make Disabilities?

Did God Make Disabilities?

Seeking the Truth

One thing that has become increasingly popular in our world is the need to find a label for everything. A label for what decade a person was born, a term for what sub-culture your music is associated with, Pluto was a planet but now it’s not...

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Scripture and Sensory Processing – Asking the Hard Questions.

Scripture and Sensory Processing

Asking the Hard Questions

As we move forward with modern medicine and treatments, new discoveries and diagnosis, and even renaming old diagnosis as we learn more about the human mind and body, one might think there should be a cure or a treatment to end all...

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Get Ready for Summer with Fun and Affordable Sensory Tools

It is so hard to believe that the summer months are here! Let’s get ready by making sure there are plenty of engaging sensory activities that children, teens, and adults alike will want to do again and again.

Here are some great ideas organised by sensory skill. These great products are...

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The Power of Auditory Training

You might have heard suggestions such as playing Mozart for infants while they play or even as they sleep, but did you know that Auditory Training is a much more targeted and focused exercise that can benefit all ages? Children, teens, and adults who face sensory challenges, have suffered brain...

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Sensory Play at Home

There may be times when we aren’t able to do regular OT, and this time is one of them! Let’s keep calm and get creative with some fun activities to do at home that will keep your child engaged. Ah, but this isn’t another list of things to place in a bin or a station to...

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