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Vibes: A Solution to Sound Sensitivity

Written on November 13, 2018 at 11:26 am, by

While individuals diagnosed with autism and other sensory disorders can have a broad spectrum of symptoms, there is one symptom that seems to be more universal than others: sensitivity to noise. For those of us that aren’t as sensitive to noise, it may not be obvious, but parks, playgrounds, restaurants, shopping malls, busy city streets,… CONTINUE READING

Ninja Therapy: Feeding

Written on October 16, 2018 at 1:51 pm, by

The Question Welcome to another week of ninja therapy articles! This week, we were asked for help with feeding and feeding tips. Feeding can be a big difficulty for many individuals with special needs. There is a broad spectrum of individuals of varying abilities that each have their own needs when it comes to food…. CONTINUE READING

Ninja Therapy: Chewing

Written on October 9, 2018 at 1:40 pm, by

What is “Ninja Therapy”? Occupational Therapist, Emily Martin coined the term “ninja therapy” to describe her way of helping kids and adults address their sensory and developmental needs in subtle ways. By disguising therapeutic activities in a friendly, not-so-clinical way, kiddos get the benefits of the therapy they need wrapped up in a discreet way.  … CONTINUE READING