Tag Archives: sensory processing

Brainwaves, Issue 27, Sometimes movement just makes it worse?!!

Brainwaves is a monthly newsletter designed to create some “brainwaves” within my community of colleagues, friends and clients. “More movement” … a common sensory strategy I frequently read or hear strategies that encourage caregivers or teachers to add more movement into their child’s day.  These are often aimed at helping the individual who has strong… Read More »

Brainwaves Issue 26, Deep Pressure Touch

Brainwaves Issue 26, Another “go to” OT strategy…deep pressure touch! Which one is NOT deep pressure touch? (see page 2) 1) Lying on your stomach on a carpet 2) Wearing a weighted vest 3) Crawling through a tight space ie) behind a couch 4) Being wrapped up in a blanket 5) A big bear hug… Read More »

Brainwaves, Issue 21, Dreampad (TM)… way more than just for sleep!

Brainwaves, Issue 21, Dreampad™ …way more than just for sleeping! In the last issue, I wrote about the important connection between visual referencing and memory. This issue will talk about an exciting new “tool”, the Dreampad™ which uses psychoacoustics (sound and vibration) to create powerful positive changes to the nervous system! Brainwaves is a monthly… Read More »

Brainwaves, Issue 8, Oral Motor Needs

                                                Dedicated to the “chewers” amongst us! Last week the parents attending my sensory processing workshop had an interesting discussion about the needs their children had to chew or put things in their mouth.  Some chewed on their shirts, their fingers, their pencils…  This issue is dedicated to those of us who find that something… Read More »