What is Tactile Processing?

What is Tactile Processing?

Tactile processing is a part of Sensory Processing that refers to the way the brain receives, interprets, and responds to information from the sense of touch. The sense of touch, also known as the tactile sense, is essential for perceiving and interacting with the...
Executive Functioning

Executive Functioning

Written by Kimberlee – Occupational Therapist. You might be thinking hmmmm what exactly is executive functioning? Well, that’s a good question! It’s a term that people have often heard before, and they may think that it sounds important…. but they are not too sure...
What is a Sensory Diet?

What is a Sensory Diet?

Written by Christina – Occupational Therapist What is sensory diet? And why would an Occupational Therapist prescribe a sensory diet for children with sensory differences? (Growing early minds, 2021) Our Sensory System Our sensory system consists of eight senses...
What Is Anger and Can It Be Treated?

What Is Anger and Can It Be Treated?

Have you ever sat back and wondered what anger really looks like? Is it yelling, cursing, screaming or crying? Or is it more than that and we just can’t see the whole picture of what lies beneath the surface. Have you seen the movie Titanic? If so, you will remember...
What is Proprioceptive Sensory Disorder?

What is Proprioceptive Sensory Disorder?

Ever wondered how your body just knows where your limbs are? How your body can coordinate itself without you seemingly having to think about it? That is called proprioception. It’s the body’s ability to be able to subconsciously sense where your limbs are at any given...