Author: Sensory Solutions

Oral Reflexes and Feeding

Babies are born with 7 reflexes that assist them with feeding. In the typical developing baby, these reflexes integrate or “disappear” and the baby then

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Bilingualism

Myths Speaking 2 or more languages to a child can “confuse” them, so it’s better to only speak 1 language. Young bilingual children are delayed

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Weighted Blankets

Many children can benefit from the use of weighted blankets, including those with anxiety, difficulty falling or staying asleep, sensory processing disorders, Autism, ADHD, or

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What is AAC?

AAC, or Augmentative and Alternative Communication, includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants and ideas. (American

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What is TeleHealth?

TeleHealth is a means for receiving therapy remotely. Utilizing the webcam and microphone on your computer or smart phone, you will connect with your therapist

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WHAT IS PECS?

WHAT IS PECS? PECS is the acronym for Picture Exchange Communication System. It is a low tech AAC (Alternative Augmentative Communication) system that is made from

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What is Oral Seeking?

To start, let’s talk about oral sensory processing. The sensory receptors located inside of our mouths process information regarding texture, temperature, and taste. Oral sensory

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Hand Dominance

A common question I get is, “At what age should my child have a hand preference?”   Many experts agree that a consistent hand preference

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Toe Walking

Toe walking is very common in children as they learn to walk. While many children outgrow the habit, persistent toe walking can itself lead to

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Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis is a common condition seen by physical therapists in the pediatric setting.  Torticollis is tightness of the sternocleidomastoid muscle on one side

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Ready, Set, Breathe

We’ve all heard and used the expression “Ready, Set, Go!” but recently I read a book entitled, “ready, set, breathe” by Carla Naumburg, PhD, which

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Basic Language Concepts

Are you looking for tools to expand your child’s language skills at home? Let us help! We suggest applying basic language concepts to find new ways

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Early Intervention

Early intervention can greatly improve the developmental outcomes of a child with developmental delays, special needs, or other concerns. It helps by providing children with

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