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Sensory or Behavior? Looking at sensory processing disorder and sensory modulation disorder

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Is it sensory or is it behavior? The answer we all love to hate: It depends! Let us first get some facts straight. Sensory processing disorder (SPD) is a condition in which incoming sensory information (visual, tactile, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, proprioceptive and vestibular) received from the environment gets processed in an unorganized way, thereby affecting

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Beyond Baby Talk: Know the Developmental Milestones for Speech and Communication

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Pediatric speech-language pathologists often work with children who are beginning to develop language. Typically, children begin speaking between 12 and 18 months of age. By age 2, children should have a vocabulary of approximately 300 words, and by age 3, nearly 1,000. If a child does not appear to understand simple directions, is not saying

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How a child with dyslexia reads text

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To help a child with dyslexia or another language based learning disability it is helpful to understand the way s/he sees text. Try reading the following paragraph: The Orton-Gillingham approach ot teaching reabing is a prevon success in helping stubents woh have a reabing or language-daseb bisadilitiy. Those wtih byslexia tyipcally have bifficulty in neo

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How to teach your child to categorize

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Is your child confusing fruits and vegetables? Is your 3 year old struggling to identify different body parts or where his shoes belong? As children’s vocabulary advances, they learn to separate into categories the things they are seeing and interacting with. As adults, we do this without even realizing it; you can come across something

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Calm a child’s senses for a good night of sleep

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A good night’s sleep allows our minds and bodies to get the necessary rest it needs to wake up rejuvenated and ready to begin a new day. As parents, we want nothing more than for our children to get a good night’s sleep so they can wake up in the morning ready to attack the

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The Way I See It – Dr. Temple Grandin

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Dr. Temple Grandin is a world-renowned professor. She is known for her expertise of animal behaviors and her studies of cattle and the implementation of strategies to improve handling of cows. As a child, Grandin was also diagnosed with Autism. But, Grandin did not allow this to hinder her, instead in a TED talk (definitely

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