4 Myths of Sensory Processing Disorder

4 Myths of Sensory Processing Disorder

You may have heard the term “sensory processing” or “sensory integration” related to your child’s behavior. You may have been told by a therapist or done an internet search which resulted in the conclusion that your child has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). We want...
What are “Visual Supports”?

What are “Visual Supports”?

When children have language or reading delays we often use what we call “visual supports” to help them learn and communicate. You may see this in your child’s IEP or 504 Plan (Though, they can be helpful for all children, not just those with special...
7 Things Parents Should Know About Special Education

7 Things Parents Should Know About Special Education

With the start of the school year I thought that this would be a helpful post to start off my blog. In addition to running my groups and seeing clients here at Apex Occupational Therapy, I work in area schools, both district and charter, and I know how things work....
What is Self-Regulation?

What is Self-Regulation?

I try to shy away from jargon, but when it comes to self-regulation I think that other terms you might hear to describe your child’s behavior are too limiting. You may even hear those terms from other professionals. However, ultimately everything fits under the...