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Facts about Weighted Blankets and Directions to Make Your Own

 Facts about Weighted Blankets and Directions to Make Your Own "What Children May Benefit from a Weighted Blanket and Why: My daughter with Rett Syndrome and Mitochondrial Disease would never sleep through the night. There was always something that set her off. A skeptic by nature, I never thought a weighted blanket could do much to...
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5 ways that Occupational therapy can support children’s social skills

5 ways that occupational therapy can support children’s social skills "An occupational therapist teaches kids to tie their shoe laces and hold a pencil properly, right? Well… we suppose that can be true…. but children’s occupational therapists who specialise in supporting kids’ social, emotional and functional skills can play a much bigger part in children’s learning and...
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What are sensory Issues…

"Sometimes children’s behaviour can be totally perplexing. Do you find yourself asking questions like: ‘What IS her problem with getting her face wet – can’t we just have one bath time without the hysterics?, or ‘Why does every visit to the mall end with an almighty meltdown?’ Some of these questions may also be familiar: Why...
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