Digital Native Learning

As a socio-economist focused on studying the changes brought by new media to our social lives, I understood networks as a space of knowledge production that could give me and my children access to informal communities of interest and practices focused on similar issues. In my mind, the internet has a become a sort ofContinue reading “Digital Native Learning”

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”

Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Our mind and body are superbly interwoven to meet the demands of today’s world. The feelings, thoughts and actions we experience occur through the complex actions of our brain. How we process environmental and internal information has a major impact on our feelings, thoughts and actions. The slightest change in our brain processes can influenceContinue reading “Sensory Integration Dysfunction”

What Causes the Rise of ADHD in Children?

One in 10 American children now has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)—a 22 percent increase from 2003. Boys are twice more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than girls ADHD involves a cluster of symptoms that include inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behaviors. Often, children with ADHD struggle in school and have difficulty managing interpersonal relationships The causeContinue reading “What Causes the Rise of ADHD in Children?”

Wilbarger Protocol for Sensory Defensiveness

Reblogged from: Wilbarger Protocol for Sensory Defensiveness via The Parents’ Place.   Ask the Expert: The Wilbarger Protocol for Sensory Defensiveness Autism Asperger’s Digest magazine Sept-Oct 2004 issue Ask the Experts The Wilbarger Protocol for Sensory Defensiveness By Ellen Yack, B.Sc., M.Ed., O.T., Shirley Sutton, B.Sc., O.T. & Paula Aquilla, B.Sc., O.T. Q: My 5Continue reading “Wilbarger Protocol for Sensory Defensiveness”

Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep!

Reblogged article from: Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep! Quality sleep is crucial for quality functioning, and yet we are a sleep-deprived culture. Adults drink coffee and push themselves past their tiredness, while children will naturally push themselves to be more alert andContinue reading “Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep!”

Holistic Health Care

A Guide to Wellness Care Look at your health in an organized manner. Find and eliminate the things that undermine your good health. You can approach your health in a systematic manner, eliminating the cause of any current health problems and preventing health problems later in life. Chronic health problems like asthma, allergies, digestive problems,Continue reading “Holistic Health Care”