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...
Tactile Discrimination

Tactile Discrimination

Written by Kimberlee. Director / Occupational Therapist   Tactile Discrimination – Can’t Touch This…. Updated March 15, 2024 Tactile Discrimination is the ability to tell what it is you’re touching just by your sense of touch. The tactile sense is part of the...
Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Understanding Sensory Defensiveness

Updated April 25, 2024 Does your child become irritated by wearing clothes? Do they react strongly to smells or sounds? Are they a picky eater? Or do they avoid eye contact or moving their head upside down? These are all common signs of a child with sensory...