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Holidays

Common Holiday Screen Time Pitfalls for Families

  The holidays are almost here, and that also means a break from the school routine. It can be hard to figure out how to keep your kids engaged and […]

Our Favorite Holiday-Themed Sensory Diet Activities that Kids Will Love

  If you have a child who has sensory processing issues, or a child who has trouble sitting still for long periods of time, one helpful exercise for […]

How to Get Through Religious Services with Sensory Processing Issues

  If you're worried about the way your child responds to sensory information, know that your family is not alone. Sensory processing disorder (SPD) […]

Holiday Sensory Kit for Kids with Sensitivities

  If your child has sensory problems, it is critical to stay ahead of known triggers to minimize sensory meltdowns. There are a number of products […]

Avoid These Holiday Sensory Triggers for a More Joyful Season

  The holidays can be a busy and overwhelming season full of sensory triggers for sensitive children. Flashing lights, excited peers and loud music […]

How to Stay Focused at School Despite Holiday Distractions

  As the holidays approach along with the promise of an extended break from schoolwork, students may get distracted from work in the classroom. Many […]

How to Manage Unsolicited Parenting Advice

  When your child struggles with behavior or learning, you will often find that other parents are quick to give advice about how to handle your […]

Gratitude and the Brain: What is Happening?

Practicing gratitude and positive thinking on a daily basis (not just Thanksgiving) can change your brain and your life! The same area of the brain […]

Family Gathering Survival Tips for Families with Hyperactive Kids

Children with ADHD and other hyperactive kids can have difficulty navigating family gatherings. This is especially the case during the holidays when […]