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How Sensory Processing Issues Affect Kids in School

December 9, 2014

Source: Child Mind Institute (Read Full Article)

Your son’s second grade teacher calls to say she’s concerned about some of his behaviors in school:

  • He can’t sit still through a half-hour lesson and disrupts the class.
  • He often seems distracted and doesn’t pay attention to what she’s saying
  • He bumps into kids in the lunch line, making them angry.
  • He can’t hold a pencil correctly, so he struggles with handwriting.
  • He gets upset when asked to switch from one activity to another
  • He melts down during assemblies and has to leave the gym.

You had started noticing this type of behavior when your child was a toddler, but now it’s hurting his progress in school. You’ve been wondering if he might have ADHD. But his teacher tells you she thinks he may have sensory processing issues.  Read Full Article

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Update on Little Hands Sessions During COVID

We are so excited to have many options for supporting our children and families here at Little Hands!
  • We are open for in-person clinic sessions with strict social distancing precautions and cleanliness protocols 
  • Outside therapy, we are fortunate to be able to utilize the amazing trails and outside expansive space at our clinic site in Corte Madera for outside therapy sessions
  • Virtual Therapy/Telehealth (via HIPAA compliant Zoom video conferencing platform). Download our PDF with information about Teletherapy.
  • Virtually consult with parents regarding home programs and managing children’s needs while out of school & summer camps (this is more important now than ever before!)

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