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Is Your Child A Sensory Seeker or Sensory Avoider?

The difference between kids who are sensory seekers and those that are sensory avoiders is simply that kids who are the seekers have sensory systems that have a higher threshold before information can be perceived.They need more input to decipher the message they are trying to understand. On the other hand, sensory avoiders have lower…

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Sensory Processing Disorder

What does it feel like to have a Sensory Processing Disorder? Imagine that your skin feels as though it is crawling with bugs every time you put on a pair of pants or experience a clothing tag behind your neck. Imagine that your head feels like it is going to explode when you enter a…

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ADHD, ADD and The Masgutova Method – MNRI

ADD/ADHD is a common diagnosis that can be helped directly, overtime via MNRI ( The Masgutova Method ) restorative techniques which can assist in self-regulation and more organized composure. The human body’s ability to adapt in the face of challenges is truly amazing. If neurosensorimotor pathways are blocked, the body, without outside intervention, will attempt…

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Think Your Child Has Learning Difficulties? Trust Your Gut!

It’s the second month of the school year. Your child is showing signs of learning difficulties. She is having difficulty reading. He is not copying the directions off the board. Your first impulse is to think “It’s temporary, just a passing phase.”  You find yourself making excuses, “It’s a new school,”  “He needs to get…

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The Healing Power of Touch: How Touch Can Teach

He was only seven years old Mike came kicking and clawing into my office, accompanied by his mom, two brothers and his companion, who had bloodied scratch marks on both arms. Mikewas clearly in fight or flight mode, completely overcome by his inability to cope with any sensory information bombarding his brain. Just outside my…

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