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I know that most of us who have children with special needs know we are always on the hunt for something that we can introduce to our child to help them.

Sometimes a child needs an item to help them get some energy out.  Other times, a child needs something to help them calm their systems.  There are many disorders and diagnoses that can create such differing sensory needs. In our world, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and Global Dyspraxia, create the need for sensory items that can be tailored to Elizabeth’s needs.

I know when she was younger, we had a few things that we used to help her regulate her sensory needs.

One of the items was a Read the rest of this entry »

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I cannot help but think about how hard adjustments are for our special needs children. From the adjustment they make getting ready for a holiday break to the adjustment they make returning from the break, when they face school and sitting in a classroom for long periods.

As parents/caregivers to these special children, we need to 

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