How Technology is Increasingly Putting Our Children into Dangerous Positions

How Technology is Increasingly Putting Our Children into Dangerous Positions

As technology strides forward, so does our quality of  life. We are now in a world where common household appliances can operate without our attention, cars nearly drive on their own, and if you need to learn anything about anything, you can look it up on your supercomputer that fits in the palm of your

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TEN Tips For a Successful Family Vacation With Children With Special Needs

TEN Tips For a Successful Family Vacation With Children With Special Needs

Summer vacations can provide a relaxing break for many families. However, children with special needs may struggle during vacation because of the changes to their schedule, routine and environment. Implement several tips as you plan a successful summer vacation for your entire family. Choose a Quiet Destination If your child has sensory challenges, choose a

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Is Social Media to Blame for the Worsening Mental Health of Teenagers?

Is Social Media to Blame for the Worsening Mental Health of Teenagers?

Today, we live in a technology-dominated world. While this is an exciting and progressive time in human history, technology does have its pros and cons. Many individuals, particularly teens, experience the downsides of it since they consume the most technology and social media. In short, the answer is ‚Äúyes‚ÄĚ, social media is definitely to blame for worsening the health of teenagers and especially the mental health of teenagers, this is why:

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Advice About Sensory Issues and Treatment by Kelly Beins, OTR/L,

Advice About Sensory Issues and Treatment by Kelly Beins, OTR/L,

This post has advice and information for parents of children with sensory issues from an expert in the field of sensory integration! Kelly Beins is an Occupational Therapist certified in sensory integration, and owner of a private practice, Occupational Therapy Consulting, LLC. Ms. Beins is the author of Ovis Has Trouble with School. She hopes children with sensory challenges will be able

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Why Pokémon Go Is Perfect For Children with Special Needs by Hilary Smith

Why Pokémon Go Is Perfect For Children with Special Needs by Hilary Smith

Our team at SentioLife Solutions¬†thanks¬†Hilary Smith for her guest post titled, “Why Pok√©mon Go Is Perfect For¬†Children with Special Needs”. The summer of 2016 will be remembered¬†for¬†the Pok√©mon Go craze that swept throughout Canada and the world. Many have written about the pros and cons of this game. A craze¬†is an¬†enthusiasm for a particular activity or object that typically appears suddenly and achieves widespread but short-lived popularity. Only time will tell if¬†Pok√©mon Go is here to stay.

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Changing How the World Views Autism by Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books

Changing How the World Views Autism by Jodi Murphy, Geek Club Books

The team at SentioLife Solutions thanks Jodi Murphy,¬†founder of Geek Club Books, for this excellent guest post she titled “Changing How the World Views Autism”. Geek Club Books focuses¬†on innovative, entertaining autism education. The¬†Mighty¬†web site explains that Geek Club Books tells the stories of autism through apps, curriculum, digital media, and webisodes to change perceptions

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Associated Cerebral Palsy Conditions and Disorders by Alex Diaz-Granados

Associated Cerebral Palsy Conditions and Disorders by Alex Diaz-Granados

Cerebral palsy is a motor disorder that affects muscle movement and control, but along with the classic symptoms, such as spastic movements and exaggerated reflexes, there are numerous other conditions that children may develop. Some children may acquire a variety of associated conditions, whereas others may only have a few. Cerebral palsy, as well as

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Whole Brain Edutainment: Speech Apps For Kids by Tracy Wannemacher, M.S. CCC-SLP/L

Whole Brain Edutainment: Speech Apps For Kids by Tracy Wannemacher, M.S. CCC-SLP/L

This post introduces our readers to a company founded in 2013 called “Whole Brain Edutainment“.¬†Tracy Wannemacher,¬†M.S. CCC-SLP/L, and¬†Antonio Sanders,¬†an AAA game developer,¬†are the folks behind this company that makes educational apps for kids.¬†Together they developed unique speech apps for kids called “ABC app for Kids” loaded with educational and developmental value.¬†The apps are¬†based on applied

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