This site is loaded with good ideas to help the student and young child with Sensory Processing Difficulties

Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist - remember SPD can accompany autism, ADD, or stand by itself; what SPD can do is teach parents the importance of a sensory diet

As kids grow older, their sensory processing issues may appear differently. Young children with sensory processing issues might be extremely fussy. In grade school, they might be awkward and have difficulty with transitions. And as teenagers, they may have trouble figuring out personal space.

How Your Child’s Sensory Processing Issues May Change Over Time

As kids grow older, their sensory processing issues may appear differently. Young children with sensory processing issues might be extremely fussy. In grade school, they might be awkward and have difficulty with transitions. And as teenagers, they may hav

15 Strategies to encourage SPD toddlers to eat! I picked up some good learning tip from this. Ideal for those with SPD kids but also picky kid eaters in general. G;)

How to help SPD Children and Fussy Eaters love food and eat well!

15 Strategies to encourage SPD toddlers to eat! I picked up some good learning tip from this. Ideal for those with SPD kids but also picky kid eaters in general.) Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

sensory sleepy time... not JUST for kids; 4 of these 5 make a huge difference in my falling asleep quickly

Sensory-Friendly Tips for Kids Who Have Trouble Sleeping

Sensory asleep Tricks from The Inspired Treehouse. Detailed article linked Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!

Sensory Processing- Find out more in Toddlers & ADHD by Donna Mac or www.toddlersandadhd.com

Sensory processing disorder can present in many different ways. This is a helpful image to allow students to see how someone might feel with this disorder. Website provides very useful information for those researching this neurological disorder.

Sensory play is vital to early childhood development, create a handful of Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks in under 15 minutes and for less than a few dollars - meaningful toys don't need to expensive!

Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks

Sensory play is vital to early childhood development, create a handful of Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks in under 15 minutes and for less than a few dollars - meaningful toys don't need to expensive! Physical Health and Growth Foundation Senses

Are your child's reactions sensory or behavioral? How to tell the difference.

Any head banging behaviors, whether brief periods (a few seconds) or extended periods (longer than seconds in duration), are not considered part of typical toddler behavior

A Sensory Diet...nothing to do with food

This website provides over 100 different activities to promote sensory input through proprioception, tactile, vestibular and taste.

A full year of calm down bottles for your Preschool or Kindergarten Kids. Kids love watching the contents of the bottles swirl and move and it helps them regain control over their emotions...

A Year of Calm Down Bottles

Calm down bottles are perfect for helping children relax and also for sensory play. Find a year worth of calm down bottle ideas to make a sensory bottle for any time of the year!

It has been a while since I’ve talked about my second son, Isaac, and his own difficulties with eating. Some of you may remember the numerous Cooking with Your Kid posts where I talked about strategies I used with him. Or, the post I wrote, Practicing Patience, a more personal account describing the sheer frustration I felt as...Read More »

Turning My Picky Eater Around: An Easy to Follow Plan

I have a good eater so far, but just in case the next one isn't! From my home to yours I'm sharing all the strategies to get your kid past all the picky eater drama. A whole plan that has been tested as a mom and therapist.

Paint in ziplock bags, taped to table. Great distraction, no mess! - Glamourization

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know

Another pinner says: Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! Paint in a ziploc bag taped over a piece of paper. Of course we'll have to REALLY finger paint sometimes, too, since getting messy is half the fun.

Ghost sensory bin with cute bread tie ghost craft.  Lots of sensory bin tips and tools in this post, from an Occupational Therapist, including why sensory bins are so great for kids with and without sensory issues!

Bread Tie Ghost Craft Sensory Exploration

Ghost sensory bin with cute bread tie ghost craft. Lots of sensory bin tips and tools in this post, from an Occupational Therapist, including why sensory bins are so great for kids with and without sensory issues!

OT Activities at Home for Sensory Seekers. Simple easy activities you can start at home today! Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

OT at Home for Sensory Seekers

From website: Here is a great collection of play doh recipes (and so much more) which I have been given or found over the years from a variety of sources while working with many children as an OT.

List of child behavior problems associated with (SPD) sensory processing disorders, also known as sensory integration dysfunction

A letter to teachers assisting Aspergers child in academic setting.  I have used this outline EVERY year!

A letter to teachers assisting Aspergers child in academic setting. I have used this outline EVERY year!

PBS and Curious George have provided some great resources to teach Pre-K to 1st about the 5 senses. I am adding in a few extra details to teach my one child about his brother with sensory issues.

resources to teach kids about the 5 senses + sensory issues

previous pinned says: PBS and Curious George have provided some great resources to teach Pre-K to about the 5 senses. I am adding in a few extra details to teach my one child about his brother with sensory issues.

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