Essential Oils – Why You Need Them In Your Life

Essential oils can be used as a therapeutic sensory tool to promote self-regulation. When we breath in an aroma, this sensory information is sent straight to the limbic system of the brain – this is our our emotional switchboard. This may be why smells are so successful at influencing emotions….. and therefore behaviour.

The Out-Of-Sync Child & Sensory Processing Strategies

Sensory processing can be a huge piece of the autism puzzle and when you can understand why certain behaviours may be occurring, instead of reacting to the behaviour you can bring a sense of understanding, offer strategies and learn to appreciate the difference.

Let’s Talk Toileting

It’s time we talk all about toileting. Poos and wees. Yep. We’re going there! Because the reality is, toileting is often a big deal for kids – particularly kids on the spectrum. Today I chat with the ever so knowledgable Occupational Therapist, Di Collis. We cover the topics of chronic constipation, soiling, poo withholding and … Read more