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FIDGET SPINNERS – TOYS OR TOOLS

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog, General Blog|

Fidget spinners, they are everywhere! And every child that doesn’t have one wants one. They are just the coolest thing to have right now. As adults, teachers and parents just don’t get it and find [...]

Why Sensory Audits matter in the classroom

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog, General Blog|

What is a teacher to do? There are so many sensory types in a classroom and each child in that classroom has a different sensory need. One of the most difficult aspects of teaching is [...]

Autism and the Senses

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog, General Blog|

April marks Autism Awareness month. All around the world famous landmarks have been lit up with blue lights, a great way for the world to notice that Autism is real, it impacts more people than [...]

The underwear drawer

By | March 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog general, General Blog, Uncategorized|

My husband and I appear to be pretty similar. We are both tall, skinny and have easy-going temperaments.  There are however some very distinct differences between us. These can most clearly be seen in our [...]

Benefits of Reading with Kids: Tips to help kids to read

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

Parenthood is wonderful – the fun and joy that a child brings is unlike any other experience in life. It also brings with it many responsibilities, like feeding and clothing your child. Sometimes, though, fun [...]

SIMPLE SENSORY STRATEGIES FOR THE SENSITIVE CHILD

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

Each person has a sensory threshold. That is, there is only so much sensory input that one can handle before one feels overwhelmed and out of control. The lower one’s threshold is, the quicker one [...]