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Sensory Help in the Bathroom

Sensory Help in the Bathroom

When we redesigned our bathroom we had to really stop and think about our youngest son’s disability. He has Sensory Processing Disorder and the last thing we needed was him refusing to go to the toilet, brush his teeth and have a wash (because he could not cope with the sensory input, or lack of(…)

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Halloween Alternative to Trick or Treat Ideas

Halloween Alternative to Trick or Treat Ideas

Trick or Treating isn’t for everyone. We tend to only go and visit people we know, but even then some people  just consider it begging. For those of you who visit my SensorySeeker blog you will know that recently we had some good sensory fun with dinosaurs. Well I thought what a good Halloween alternative(…)

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Starting School Fears with #SEN

Starting School Fears with #SEN

I should be able to write a post telling you not to worry about your child starting school (like this one): After all this is my fourth time. It was always going to be hard letting go of my very last baby as it was a difficult decision to decide to have no more children(…)

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School Allocations: With Special Needs #SEN

School Allocations: With Special Needs #SEN

It was an exciting day as the school allocations arrived, either by e-mail (in the early hours of the morning for the dedicated parents), or by post. LOTS of disappointment this year with some sort of baby boom and people not getting into their first, second, third and even fourth choices! But what they did(…)

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Helping with Learning and Gross Motor Skills

Helping with Learning and Gross Motor Skills

We are awaiting to see Occupational Therapy about our youngest son; as the words “sensory processing” have come up quiet a bit during his assessments. There’s cause for concern about his gross motor movements, as well as the fact that he is developmentally behind his peers. He can be hard to engage with and keep interested in(…)

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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder

When our son started displaying “unusual” behaviour I just assumed it was Autism (my oldest son has Aspergers Syndrome), and that it was a case of getting it diagnosed (he’s 4 the end of Next April). But now I’ve been told to read this book about Sensory Processing Disorder. I think it was less worrying(…)

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