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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Understanding and Addressing Constipation in Toddlers and Children: A Guide for Parents

By: Red Door Pediatric Therapy Staff¬†Constipation is a common issue that affects many toddlers and children, often causing discomfort and distress. However, identifying constipation in young ones can be challenging for parents as the symptoms may not always be apparent. This article aims to shed light on the signs of constipation in toddlers and children aged 4-7, emphasizing the leading…

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My Baby’s Legs Are Different Lengths – What Could Be the Cause?

By: Red Door Pediatric Therapy Staff As a parent, noticing any differences or irregularities in your baby's development can be concerning. One such observation might be that one of your baby's legs appears longer than the other. While this difference in leg length can be worrying, there are various factors that could contribute to this disparity. In this article, we…

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