Benefits of Listening Therapy for Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism

Over the many years of dealing with sensory processing disorder and autism with a couple of our kids, I have learned so much. One thing we try very hard not to do is medicate our children, even if it might just be easier to give them a pill to calm them down. We will try every other possible thing to help them before even beginning thinking about that. We have in the past given our son with ADHD medicine many years ago for a short time, but after finding out that the medicine changed … [Read more...]

Back To School Sensory Resources Gift Basket Giveaway

Some of the bloggers at the iHomeschool network are hosting a huge Back To School Giveaway. We are each filling a basket with themed goodies to giveaway on each of our blogs. That means that there are 28 giveaways going on in the next week, I hope you are able to enter some of them and maybe even win something! For the back to school year I have decided to share some sensory resources in our basket. These are all resources that most kids would enjoy anyway, but your sensory kids will find … [Read more...]

Teaching Self Regulation and Emotional Control ~ The Zones Of Regulation

I was provided with a copy of The Zones Of Regulation for review purposes. All opinions expressed are the honest opinions of my children or myself. Please read my Disclosure Policy for more information. Think of when your child was young and they walked up to a person or animal for the first time and hurt them, as a parent you gently explain to them that it hurt the person/animal and show them how to gently touch. Repeat a few more times (or a lot) and eventually they don't do it … [Read more...]

Move With Me Action Adventures ~ Review

Are you looking for a way to teach your children to focus, coordination, self-awareness, control, strength, balance, flexibility, and confidence? Well we have found a product that does all that and even teaches yoga to children as well! We were given the Scooter & Me Active Play & Social Skills Program which contains 9 yoga/movement story video classes as a digital download to review. Yoga is something that I have wanted to work on with the kids for quite a while but just never found … [Read more...]

5 Days Of Sensory Processing Disorder Resources Series

I just recently finished participating in the 5 Days of Sensory Processing Disorder resources for the Schoolhouse Review Crew! I had a lot of fun putting these posts together, and realized I have a lot to say about Sensory Processing Disorder much more then even written in the posts. I guess after 5 years of dealing with it, reading, researching, and trying different things one would have a lot to say about it  :-D ! I thought I would put together a post with links to all the different … [Read more...]

Sensory Processing Disorder Tips For Parents and Resources

Welcome to the last day of the 5 days of Sensory Processing Disorder series going on this week for the Schoolhouse Review! There are 90 bloggers that are joining in on this and each has chosen a topic, with lots of different topics and articles being shared. Today I am sharing some sensory processing disorder tips for parents and then sharing a few great resources for SPD! I have 3 of my boys who suffer with sensory processing disorder, the sad thing is because I have never heard about … [Read more...]

Early Intervention and Sensory Processing Disorder

Welcome to day 4 of our series 5 Days Of Sensory Processing Disorder!  On Monday I explained What Sensory Processing Disorder is, Tuesday I shared How Sensory Processing Disorder Effects your kids, and yesterday I shared the many sensory ideas we use in our house regularly to implement a sensory diet each day. Today I am going to talk about the importance Early Intervention, this is something I feel VERY strong. This is due to the fact that because of early intervention my 5 year old has been … [Read more...]

Sensory Diet and Our Favorite SPD Products

Welcome to day 3 of our series 5 Days Of Sensory Processing Disorder! Yesterday I talked about How Sensory Processing Disorder effects your child and the symptoms of the different sensory systems, on Monday I talked about What exactly Sensory Processing Disorder is. Today I am going over all kinds of ideas information about sensory diet, what they are, why they are needed, and some in home sensory diet ideas! I am also going to share some of our favorite SPD Products. Sensory Diet is … [Read more...]

How Sensory Processing Disorder Affects Your Child

Welcome to day 2 of our 5 days of Sensory Processing Disorder series!! Yesterday I explained what Sensory Processing Disorder is. Today, because Sensory Processing Disorder can effect your child in so many different ways, I thought I would put together a post on how it affects each of the different systems and share also some of the symptoms. There are 7 different senses, with each of these senses a SPD kiddo can have an over-responsively or under-responsively so for example one child will … [Read more...]

What Is Sensory Processing Disorder?

Welcome to day 1 of our series 5 Days Of Sensory Processing Disorder! During the next 5 days I am sharing all kinds of information on Sensory Processing Disorder. Today I am going to get into detail about what exactly Sensory Processing Disorder is and how if feels to be someone affected with SPD. You can stop over and read about Dustin's, Cody's, and Ethan's journey with SPD. Everyday we all learn and take in everything from the world around us through out senses, children with Sensory … [Read more...]