Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and sensory modulation dis… – PubMed – NCBI

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are impulsive, inattentive and hyperactive, while children with sensory modulation disorder (SMD), one subtype of Sensory Processing Disorder, have difficulty responding adaptively to daily sensory experiences. ADHD and SMD are often difficult to distinguish. To differentiate these disorders in children, clinical ADHD, SMD, and dual diagnoses were assessed.Continue reading “Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and sensory modulation dis… – PubMed – NCBI”

Nurturing Sensitivities

For my children to thrive, I had to accept that life must be handled.  Yet, I did not have the knowledge or tools to help my children.  I chose to undertake a process of deep change, deciding to de-learn many things I had been taught about emotional, empathy, social, chemical, sensorial, physical, intellectual ways ofContinue reading “Nurturing Sensitivities”

What does it mean to be highly sensitive?

According to Wikipedia: “ A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a person having the innate trait of high sensory processing sensitivity (or innate sensitiveness as Carl Jung originally coined it[i],[ii]). According to Elaine N. Aron and colleagues as well as other researchers, highly sensitive people, who comprise about a fifth of the population (equal numbersContinue reading “What does it mean to be highly sensitive?”

Book : Introduction (draft), The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world.

The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. To my children, my greatest teachers. If you are reading this, you are probably looking for information to help a child who does not “fit” in or is out of synch. A child that is different, and who modern doctors do not know howContinue reading “Book : Introduction (draft), The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world.”

Book: The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. Introduction (draft)

To my children, my greatest teachers.   The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn – Alvin Toffler   Introduction If you are reading this, you are probably lookingContinue reading “Book: The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. Introduction (draft)”

Books That Heal Kids

Books That Heal Kids. From the author:   Welcome to my blog. I’ve been working as an elementary school counselor since I obtained my Master’s Degree in Education in 2005. Bibliotherapy has always been a passion of mine.  Over the years I have witnessed the healing power of books in childrens’ lives. When I first startedContinue reading “Books That Heal Kids”

Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal

Reblogged Article from: Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal. Headlice Lowana Veal is a biologist who has carried out experimental work with essential oils. She has also written a number of articles on complementary health issues From time to time people ask questions about essential oils and headlice. As a result, discussion ensues, butContinue reading “Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal”

Head Lice Home Remedies | Head Lice Center

Head Lice Home Remedies Excerpt Reblogged from: Head Lice Home Remedies | Head Lice Center. There are many head lice home remedies available that will help you get rid of head lice. Each different home remedy will eliminate either adult lice or lice eggs. There are many recipes available online, but getting rid of headContinue reading “Head Lice Home Remedies | Head Lice Center”

Thoughts: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Healing from the Age of Trauma I have been thinking about this text that I came across last week: “Navigating Trauma in the Face of Contemporary Culture, Displacement, and Ecological Destruction” by Bonnie Bright. This was a powerful text for me that tied together some of the ideas I have been exploring around how peopleContinue reading “Thoughts: Healing from the Age of Trauma”