Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions

Book: Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors By Pat Harvey ACSW LCSW-C, Jeanine Penzo LICSW Temper tantrums in the supermarket. Tears that seem to come out of nowhere. Battles over homework that are more like wars. When your child has problems…

March Wrap Up on The Sensory Spectrum

With the closing of March, I want to extend a very warm welcome to The Sensory Spectrum’s newest followers. I’m glad you’ve joined us on this road to helping our sensory kiddos. And I’m so grateful to my dedicated followers. I love reading your comments and emailing back and forth. Your feedback fuels me to…

Building Sensory Friendly Classrooms to Support Children with Challenging Behaviors

Book: Building Sensory Friendly Classrooms to Support Children with Challenging Behaviors: Implementing Data Driven Strategies! By Rebecca A Moyes Rebecca Moyes, a teacher, author, renowned lecturer, and mother of a child with Asperger’s Syndrome, helps walk any regular education or special education teacher through the process of setting up a sensory-friendly classroom in this easy to use…

Study Indicates Autism Begins During Pregnancy

Patches of Cortical Layers Disrupted During Brain Development in Autism Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy. The study was published in the online edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. The…

Sensory Activities for Spring

Springtime is upon us… which means a whole host of new sensory activities for Spring! From an edible rainbow sensory bin to birthday cake play dough for your Spring babies, this should launch some new ideas for you and get you inspired to give your sensory kiddo some new outlets and things to explore. CLICK…

Movement Enhances Learning Behaviors

The Sensory Spectrum welcomes author John Pagano, Ph.D., OTR/L of Fab Strategies.The following article is reprinted with permission by the author. Appropriate behavior for learning is enhanced by engaging sensory activities that teach rule based inhibitory movement control. Behavioral problems frequently involve inadequate inhibitory control of movement involving the arms (e.g., punching, slapping, scratching), legs (kicking) or…

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