Why Is Your Child Acting Out? Uncovering ‘The Gap’ in Behavior

We are cracking the code to our child’s behavior and applying a framework that helps us understand what’s going on [continue reading]

Bringing your neurodivergent child to the zoo: Tips from an OT

Bringing your neurodivergent child to the zoo should be more fun than stressful… use some of these tips to help boost regulation throughout the day for a successful trip! [continue reading]

Sensory W.I.S.E. Solutions Summer 2023 cohort (after masterclass invite)

🔥YES! You’ve confirmed your seat for the masterclass, (please check your email for the link -including your spam folder-). Since [continue reading]

Unscripted: Trust the Process

In this unscripted episode, I catch you up to speed with where we are with emotional and sensory regulation. Spoiler [continue reading]

Sensory W.I.S.E. Solutions Summer 2023 cohort

“I have felt so understood and been given the exact knowledge and advice I needed to support my little ND [continue reading]

Behind the scenes: After a “worry-bug” meltdown

I often preach about spending time after the meltdown to help your child “fill in the blanks” for some things [continue reading]

How to Have a Successful Neurodivergent Playdate

We had our first experience of a family play-date hang out at our house and, it went way worse than [continue reading]

How this mom helped her sensory sensitive son gain confidence and find joy

Carrie used the just right challenge and sensory regulation strategies to help her sensory sensitive son gain confidence and enjoy life. [continue reading]

The ABA Therapy Controversy

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As an Occupational Therapist, I get asked all the time what my thoughts are on ABA, and if I think [continue reading]

Conscious Discipline with a Neurodivergent Child

Join me and the amazing Mr. Chazz Lewis as he educates us on what Conscious Discipline is, and what it isn’t…and more importantly, how you can apply conscious discipline methods to a neurodivergent child.

Mr. Chazz’s mission is to help adults truly see, guide and trust children. He is pushing the needle a little closer toward world peace. He goes by, “Mr. Chazz” and he even has a song to prove it. He has been a teacher of teachers and parents for a decade. He has worked with many schools, thousands of teachers and thousands of children. He has trained thousands of teachers in person and virtually. [continue reading]

Accommodation vs. Exposure for Sensory Kids

So you have a sensory sensitive child who’s sensitive to seams of socks, mushy textured food, messy play, or toilets flushing. What should you do? Do you accommodate every environment and task for them so they can avoid the sensory triggers altogether? Does that make them spoiled? Should you force them to get used to it? Where do you draw the line? Listen to this episode to find out how I talk about accommodating vs. exposure. [continue reading]

Having a mixed threshold child

One of the most common questions I get asked about is if children can have mixed thresholds, meaning seek some sensory input and be sensitive to others. The answer is yes! A child can have a whole grab-bag of surprises when it comes to sensory profiles and sensory processing challenges. Listen to the episode to find out more. [continue reading]

Finding the best preschool program for your SPD child

Ever wonder what the best preschool program would be for your child with SPD? Find out what questions you should be asking teachers and what to look out for when you tour preschools. [continue reading]

Sensory Sensitivity Signs in children

Let’s talk about what it can look like when a child has a low sensory threshold. These are known as the sensory sensitive children, sensory avoiders, hypersensitive children. They often go into fight or flight mode. This sensory profile can also overlap with anxiety.

Let’s talk about what it can look like when a child has a low sensory threshold. These are known as the sensory sensitive children, sensory avoiders, hypersensitive children. They often go into fight or flight mode. This sensory profile can also overlap with anxiety. [continue reading]

Sensory W.I.S.E. Solutions Podcast for Parents: Trailer

Welcome to the Sensory W.I.S.E. Solutions Podcast for parents, where I’ll share you real, actionable steps to supporting your child with sensory processing disorder. [continue reading]

Non-traditional ways to measure progress in a sensory kid

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So you do the heavy work, you do the home program your OT gives you and follow all the suggestions [continue reading]