Sensory processing disorder. So common in our children. In fact, for most parents of neuro-diverse children, sensory processing difficulties are probably the first thing that they noticed as "different" from peers. Why do some children have sensory processing disorder? In brief, it's down to a differently wired brain. Quite simply, the part of the brain… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder: How learning how to re-wire the brain is the key to helping our children
Does your child sit in this position? This is known as "w-sitting", and you may or may not have heard that it's not a great position for the hips. Your child sits like this because they are comfortable sitting like this. However, I'm about to tell you what causes a child to sit like this,… Continue reading W-Sitting and Primitive Reflexes
I went along to a business networking meeting on Tuesday. I thought it would possibly be a good place to spread the word and also find people to help me with things like printing flyers, graphic design and perhaps even some social media help.What I wasn't prepared for was telling people what I "do" in… Continue reading So, what is it that I actually “do”?
It wakes everyone in the house up and is distressing to the child affected. It can continue into a child’s teens, and can cause stress when planning for activities, such as scout camps or school residential courses. What age should a child become dry at night? Night dryness, as you may already know, is not… Continue reading Late bed wetting: what can we do about it?
Does your child sit in this position? This is known as "w-sitting", and you may or may not have heard that it's not a great position for the hips. I'm not here to "judge" at all - after all, your child is comfortable sitting like this. However, what I am going to do is tell… Continue reading W-Sitting: Why does my child do it? Why is it “bad”? What can I do about it?
I was trying to explain compensation to a client the other day. I found myself relating to my own experiences to be the easiest and most neutral way to explain: I was an average child who grew up in the 1970s. I played outdoors in all weathers, possibly a lot more than the children… Continue reading Could you be struggling because you are compensating for baby reflexes?
Sensory processing disorder. So common in our children. Why do some children have sensory processing disorder? In brief, it's down to a differently wired brain. Quite simply, the part of the brain called the Reticular Activating System (RAS) - within the brainstem - has not formed strong enough neural connections with the thalamus and higher… Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder: How simple movement can help