Sensory Integration Issues

Sensory issues, sometimes referred to as Sensory Integration or Sensory Processing Disorder, tend to occur along with other issues. Problems with the Sensory system most often involve either being too sensitive (hypersensitive) or not sensitive enough (hyposensitivity) to specific sensory experience, in any of the senses (see Brain Basics). Children who are hypersensitive may be Continue Reading

Learning Problems

There are many different types of learning problems. In fact, there are as many different types of learning problems as there are types of learners, multiplied by the number of  types of learning.  Okay, it’s impossible to calculate, but you get the idea. Lots and lots.  The idea that someone has a condition, a “learning Continue Reading

Special Education ABCs

The educational program in public school is designed to be effective for most children. Some children, however, are not able to learn in the regular program and require a special instructional program or “special education services.” You as a parent or guardian have a right to refer your child to the district’s “special education committee” Continue Reading