Category: Sensory Integration

Developmental Issues: Is Your Young Baby Showing Signs of Autism?

Hi Dr. Heather, I came across your website when doing a search for signs of autism in infants. Our 3-month-old doesn’t look at us very much, doesn’t track objects across the midline well, and doesn’t often respond to our voice.

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Developmental Issues: Possible Signs Of Autism In A Young Infant

I’ve written before about the confusion and difficulty around the diagnosis of Autism in young children (before the age of 3). My regular readers know that I’m a strong proponent of Early Intervention screening, and also of early intervention therapy

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Developmental Issues: Does My Child Have Sensory Issues? Nancy Peske Helps Us Decide

Nancy Peske, co-author of Raising a Sensory-Smart Child: A Practical Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues, has been so generous in her support of BabyShrink. Last time, Nancy told us about what it’s like to have a

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Developmental Issues: Sensory Issues in Young Children

We’re deep into Sensory Integration week, so I thought I’d describe some of the remarkable cases I’ve had that have triggered my interest in the area. I’m a licensed psychologist, and as such, I must fiercely protect the confidentiality of

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The BabyShrink Interview: Nancy Peske on Raising a ‘Sensory-Smart’ Child

I am honored to present my two-part interview with Nancy Peske, co-author of Raising a Sensory-Smart Child: A Practical Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues, now in its ninth printing. Nancy and occupational therapist Lindsey Biel wrote

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