15 Food Based Sensory Bins

15 Food Based Sensory Bins

Food based sensory bins allow our children to experience not only different tactile sensations but also the sights and smells of the items! It’s also a wonderful way to get our kids engaging with food — particularly if they have a hard time with textures and smells at dinnertime. CLICK HERE: 15 Food-Based Sensory Bins Have…

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SPD, Special Needs and Birthday Parties

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Birthday parties can strike us with fear as sensory parents. Sensory kids can either get overwhelmed or completely hyped up from all of the sensory input. But birthday parties don’t have to be a scary thing for us… or our kids. Today on the Voices of SPD series, Angela from Half Past Normal shares her fear of birthday…

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School and Sensory Processing Disorder: Get Set for Success

School Success and Sensory Processing Disorder | The Sensory Spectrum

For most kids, sensory processing occurs without conscious thought and these skills are automatic. But for some kids, sensory information goes into the brain but does not get organized into appropriate responses. For some of these children, school is a place they dislike. Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is an increasingly common diagnosis, with a wide…

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Hopscotch Play Mat (Gross Motor Toys)

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Hopscotch Play Carpets Durable Latex Gel Skid-Proof Backing Made of 100% Nylon Soil And Stain Resistant Washable Carpet Indoor/Outdoor Usage Classic & educational play carpet idea Everybody knows kids get into manias, where they have to play the same game over and over, be it jacks, marbles, or… hopscotch. The only problem with hopscotch is…

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Tips for Homeschooling Special Needs Students

Tips for Homeschooling Special Needs Kids | The Sensory Spectrum

Do you have a child who is autistic, learning disabled or has other special needs? Think you can’t homeschool? Join several iHomeschool Network bloggers to hear their valuable tips and resources for homeschooling families and parents of children with special needs. Tips for Homeschooling Special Needs Students: