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Executive functioning disorder, explained

Written on February 22, 2019 at 4:21 pm, by

What is executive functioning? Executive functioning is the neurological and physical process by which individuals create and complete small goals to accomplish an overall task. Executive functioning is the way our brains tell our bodies to complete a task, from start to finish. If you really want the breakdown, check out this handy dandy list… CONTINUE READING

The Difference Between Weight and Compression items, explained.

Written on January 14, 2019 at 10:58 am, by

For kids with special needs, ASD, or SPD, proprioceptive feedback can be crucial to their development and help normalize the sensory input of their environments. One of the best ways to administer proprioceptive feedback to an individual with special needs is through weighted or compression items. We have all seen them, from weighted vests to… CONTINUE READING

Proprioception, explained.

Written on January 8, 2019 at 10:01 am, by

In the special needs community, there is a lot of talk about proprioception and proprioceptive feedback. Although the word sounds like a prehistoric dinosaur, it’s a pretty big neurological part of everyone’s lives. In short, proprioception is knowing where one’s body is in space. But it doesn’t stop there. What’s up with proprioceptive feedback? Proprioceptive… CONTINUE READING