What is Proprioception? sensory

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What Is Proprioception?

It’s said that we have five basic senses: touch, smell, hearing, sight, and taste. Yet there’s a sixth sense (and more!) that’s often recognised as such because it’s just as important as those other five. It’s...

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Anger Management, Emotional Regulation, and Its Relationship to the Tactile System

Anger Management, Emotional Regulation, and Its Relationship to the Tactile System.

LONG READ :)

Everyone gets angry sometimes. Adults can usually express their anger as well as the source of it, but for children, it’s not always so easy. What’s even more mystifying is if your child...

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What is the Vestibular System? sensory

Understanding the Vestibular System and Its Disorders

Each day, our bodies engage in a series of functions we don’t really consciously think much about. For example, our hearts beat on their own, we breathe without making any effort, and we keep our balance without trying. That last bodily...

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Self-Care Chronicles: Menstruation for Girls with Sensory Issues self-care

 

Self-Care Chronicles: Menstruation for Girls with Sensory Issues

 

In this article: Begin to realise the world of menstruating with sensory issues and how to help your loved one cope with the body’s monthly routine. We will discuss tips for easing symptoms as well as promoting...

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Self-Care Chronicles: Nutrition and Eating for Sensory Issues self-care

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...

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Self-Care Chronicles - Toileting self-care

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

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

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

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 faith

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 faith

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? faith

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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