May 25, 2016

As many of you know, I published an I See ABILITY book a while back. I had been talking about writing a book for years before I took a summer to do it. I was first inspired to write a book about the amazing abilities of my brother David, who has Down syndrome. I also w...

May 17, 2016

Often when I’m reading about children that hit and the sensory processing system, I read about how children are overstimulated and then they hit out. While I do think that is one reason a child, who is still developing their sensory system, may hit out, I think there i...

April 12, 2016

As many of you know, I traveled to Alaska for three years, 12 weeks each year. My assignment included 10 rural villages, and it was quite the adventure. I grew so much as a person and as an OT. One of my favorite experiences was working with a young man named Patrick,...

April 5, 2016

I often speak at parent nights at my hometown Head Start/Early Start. It’s important to make parents aware of the support we are providing their children, and how they can continue to build on that support at home. After I did a training in December, Rachel, a Family S...

March 29, 2016

I’ve been fascinated with sensory processing for years. At the core of me, I am a sensory girl. I love to touch things, move around, see things and learn visually. Recognizing my desire for sensory stimulation on a day-to-day basis has made it so easy and fun for me to...

March 17, 2016

Have you heard of tactile defensiveness? A child who is sensitive to touch and scared of or overwhelmed by everyday activities and experiences can be considered to have tactile defensiveness.
 

Many people add tactile sensory bins/tables or sensory activities to their c...

February 10, 2016

How do teachers do it all? I watch so many dedicated and hard working teachers help children daily. There is so much learning going on. There are so many growing and developing bodies and minds. I’ve gone into classrooms for years now as an occupational therapist I tre...

February 5, 2016

Here you are, you have told your child or student to stop chewing on their clothes for the fifth time today. Do you work with or have a child that tends to chew snowflake patterns in their sleeves and neck holes of their shirts? This is really concerning to the people...

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Cyndi Elliott, OTR/L

wHOLEhearted, LLC
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