Fourth of July Sensory Tips 

By: Lindsey Murphy, OTR/L The Fourth of July is a wonderful holiday full of food, fireworks, and fun. However, sometimes the celebrations can become a bit of a sensory overload. In order to make this holiday enjoyable for everyone, here are some sensory-based OT tips for making it a more pleasant experience: Increased frequency/intensity of heavy work…

Hydration and The Body: Why Water Works

By: Lindsey Murphy, OTR/L Water is an essential part of our daily lives. We use water on a regular basis to brush our teeth, wash our hands, cook meals, water the lawn, and, of course, stay hydrated. The impact of water on the body is very significant yet often overlooked when attempting to address sensory…

Tips for Halloween Fun

By: Lindsey Murphy, OTR/L While Halloween can be a very exciting and enjoyable holiday, it may also present a few sensory challenges. Here are some tips that we have to help make the experience fun for everyone! Costume selection/ trial: Since textures can be tricky, we want to make sure that kids with tactile sensitivities are…