When working one-on-one with a child and family, I often have the opportunity—and honor—of helping in the child’s classroom. If the school is open to it, I get to come out to the school to observe, intervene when necessary, and provide recommendations to both teachers...

After over 16 years of working with parents and children affected by autism, it came as a complete surprise when an Occupational Therapist (OT) sent me an email and asked what my qualifications are to be helping kids with sensory challenges. Once the initial shock wore...

A few days ago, I shared a post with you explaining what it means to have a sensory kid. You can click here to read that post.  Today, I want to talk with you about the phrase, “sensory seeking.” Sensory seeking takes many forms and shapes....

As I sit back on this beautiful Sunday, I am reflecting on the wild sensory world that we live in. When someone refers to your child as “sensory,” or you are told that he or she has “sensory challenges,” what does that even mean? I am passionate...

Sometimes the environment outside of your home can be extremely overwhelming for your child, especially if handling sensory stimuli is a challenge for him. Wherever you go, be sure he has access to a quiet space. This area can be used as a safe outlet...