Debbie's Blog

Calming a High Energy Sensory Seeker

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 15th 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

Sensory Benefits of Heavy Work Activities

14th Dec 2015

Heavy work activities are any type of action that pushes or pulls against the body.  This could be tension created by something pushing/pulling against your body (like swimming where  … read more

Why Does My Older Child Chew on Everything?

Posted by Debra C. Lowsky, MS, CCC-SLP on 29th Nov 2015

Question:  My 9 year old chews on everything... erasers, foam rubber, shirt collars.    He has always had an oral fixation since he was a toddler, putting toys in his mouth and … read more

Back to School Sensory Strategies

26th Aug 2015

Back to school can be a very stressful time for any child as they adapt to new surroundings, new friends, new teachers, new classes, etc.  You may see their sensory needs increase during this … read more