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As a neurodivergent (I have ADHD & SPD) pediatric occupational therapist and mother to my amazing neurodivergent Autistic son, I wanted to share my personal and professional experiences in hopes to empower and educate parents and professionals. If you would love to hear more about a topic, send an email my way and I will write about it. Peace, Love, and Light!
I think we often forget as parents who are supporting kids with sensory needs that we also need to take care of our own sensory needs so that we are able to be at our best or as best as we can be to take care of our littles, especially during changes in the routine,...
Headbanging and self-injurious behaviors are topics that hold a stigma. My goal is to shift the mindset of the masses when thinking about self-injurious behaviors towards a more mindful and positive one.
I express often that the world we live in now has smart phones and tablets as the norm and is what I feel, a main occupation- the preferred method for communication, social interaction, and gaming for many individuals.
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I love my son. He is the most energetic, rambunctious ball of high energy with so much love to give. He truly is the most amazing human I have ever met. I will advocate for him and his needs every single day of my life.
I had a work trip planned for months to Seattle. This would be the first time that I traveled without my family and the first time ever being away from my son. While booking my tickets at work, I had tears running down my face because I had no idea how I was actually going to get myself there in one emotional piece.