Sensory Processing and Where to Start
An effective treatment plan for children with sensory processing challenges, always begins with a thorough and comprehensive assessment. Some significant challenges exist however, in how to define "thorough and comprehensive" and once defined, how to make the...
Feelings Have Links to Sensation
You may or may not know that "feelings" are more than emotions; they are neurologically based in sensation. Sensation bridges our physical, mental, and emotional experiences and provides us with the input we need in order to do our everyday activities…no matter how...
I've been fascinated by engagement for many years, and not the married kind. I mean the human neurobiological functional kind. I'll discuss the hard task of defining engagement shortly. I think my fascination began when shortly after completing my SI certification,...
Reflections on Co-regulation
I remember the first time I heard the term "co-regulation," over 6 years ago. I was working with the family of a very lively 4 year old who had tactile sensitivities, extreme seeking behaviors and high high anxiety. Screaming meltdowns, poor sleep as well as food...
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