How My Daughter Explained Her Sensory Overload When I Couldn't
What Is Auditory Processing Disorder?
Could you or your child have an auditory processing disorder? WebMD explains the basics, including what to do.
Loud noises change how brain processes speech
For the first time, scientists are beginning to understand how hearing damage changes the brain so it is harder to process speech, especially in noisy environments.
9 Surprising Consequences of Auditory Processing Disorder
Auditory processing disorder impacts more than just speech. Find out how auditory processing problems affect other aspects of life.
What the public keeps getting wrong about pedophilia
Scientists who study the disorder say there is a growing consensus that pedophilia is determined in the womb.
People with dyslexia have other brain differences too, study finds
Brain scans reveal that people with dyslexia respond differently to sensory and visual info, not just written words
How To Make Your Room A Sensory Safe Haven
More and more children are being identified with Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD). Years ago children with sensory issues were dismissed as being difficult and defiant. Thankfully, we are now more informed about sensory processing disorders and the needs that these children may have. EVERYONE IS SENSORY PROCESSING ALL THE TIME! Every person, at any given …
Is It Really A.D.H.D. or Just Immaturity?
New research shows that the youngest students in a classroom are more likely to be given diagnoses of attention disorders than the oldest.
Can Genes Associated with Dyslexia Determine Your Career Goals?
Dyslexia is a disorder that makes reading difficult despite intelligence. This learning disability is becoming well-studied and characterized in children; however, less work is being done in adults. We seek to determine if having certain dysfunctional gene variations associated with dyslexia...
What is Non-Verbal Learning Disorder?
"These kids don’t have difficulty with verbal learning — decoding language and learning to read. Instead, kids with non-verbal learning disorder have trouble understanding less overt information — relationships, concepts, ideas and patterns."
8 Things to Consider When Designing a Sensory Room
Over the years, I have covered many products designed to help individuals with special needs relax and focus. From a cozy canoe to weighted wearables, there are countless products on the market developed to help individuals with autism, ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and more. I have even covered different items available for a sensory room. These …
7 Steps to a Successful Research Report
Help your child produce his best work yet with this simple process.
The Ultimate Parent's Guide to Sensory Activities
Sensory activities play a critical role in the development of a young child. It’s not just for children who have challenges with sensory integration: It’s good for all kids to explore the world with their senses. In fact, they do this instinctually almost immediately without any help from us. Babies grab at your silky hair or shiny necklace. Toddlers explore any item they can get their hands on by sticking it straight into their mouths.