Tag: Occupational Therapy


Navigating Sensory Overload: Addressing Loud Noises and Automatic Toilets for Kids in Public Bathrooms

For children with sensory processing disorders (SPD), public bathrooms can become a battleground of overwhelming sensations, especially when confronted with the loud sounds emitted by toilets, hand dryers, and the startling nature of automatic flushing toilets. These sensory challenges often heighten anxiety and discomfort, making a routine bathroom visit a distressing experience.

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Picky Eater

My Child Is a PiCkY eAtEr!

As a parent, it can be a challenge to feed a picky eater. We all want our children to eat a healthy and balanced diet, but sometimes it feels like all they want to eat are chicken nuggets and mac and cheese. While picky eating is common in young children, it can be frustrating for parents who want to ensure their child is getting the nutrients they need.

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Postpartum Depression

I am really struggling after having a baby!

Welcoming a new baby into the world can be a joyous and exciting time, but it can also bring about a range of emotions, including sadness and anxiety. Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common mental health disorder that affects many new parents and can last up to three years after giving birth.

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Sensory Processing

Sensory Processing:  Does your child show signs of this?

As a parent, it can be incredibly frustrating and concerning when your child seems to be unable to calm down and is constantly “all over the place.” While this behavior can have many different causes, one possibility to consider is that your child may be experiencing sensory processing issues. Here we’ll discuss what sensory issues are, what they might look like in your child, and what you can do to get help.

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Understanding Bedwetting in Children

Bedwetting, medically known as nocturnal enuresis, is a common issue that many children experience during their early years. As a parent, it’s natural to wonder when bedwetting typically stops and whether your child may have an underlying issue related to incontinence.

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