7 New Year Tips for Occupational Therapists

7 New Year Tips for Occupational Therapists

Please share: Occupational therapists……it’s almost that time of year when we feel refreshed and excited to begin a clean slate. If you’re like me, I’ll write the previous year on my documentation for at least a month into the new year!...
What is Interoception?

What is Interoception?

Please share: Interoception is known as the eighth sense. What is this ‘new’ word and how does it affect me or my child with autism?Here’s a section from an article in Frontiers of Psychology:”While interoception is a term that has gained and...
Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety

Please share: Tips for Test-Taking Anxiety plus FREE downloadable handout of this post at the bottom. Anxiety can be extremely harsh to school-aged children, but test-taking season is upon them, it can be even worse. No matter how many times parents, teachers, and...
5 Facts About Interoception

5 Facts About Interoception

Please share: Interoception is the new ‘buzz word’ in the special needs universe. What is this thing and why do we need to know about it? Here is an ‘Out of the Pocket’ blog post to give you the fast facts. Individuals with sensory processing...

5 Ways to Tell if it’s Sensory or Behavior

Please share: One of the biggest questions I receive as a pediatric OT is, ‘how can I tell the difference between sensory and behavior?’   Identifying whether it is sensory or behavior is much more complicated than you might think. In fact, my...
7 Tips for Toilet Training ~Let’s Get this Potty Started!

7 Tips for Toilet Training ~Let’s Get this Potty Started!

Please share:  Potty training brings feelings of excitement as kids love doing things on their own and feel like a ‘big boy or girl.’ For children with special needs, learning independence with daily living skills is often difficult. Meeting developmental...

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