Debbie's Blog

An Overwhelming Need to Chew

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 2nd Apr 2018

Question:  Hi Debbie - I work at a school for children who have special needs.  I serve a lot of students (many tube-fed) who really crave oral stimulation to the point that it is diff … read more

An Alternative for Fidgeters Who Like to Pick

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 21st Apr 2016

Question:  My son has Asperger Syndrome and severe ADHD.  He has a picking problem and will pick his nails, credit cards, scabs etc.  I am looking for something he can wear on his wr … read more

Calming a High Energy Sensory Seeker

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 14th Apr 2016

Question:   We are currently working with my son on his out of control behavior mostly at school, but also at home.  I've noticed he likes to run his hands over my arms, or through my hai … read more