Tag Archives: down syndrome

Benefits of Sensory Toys for Kids with Special Needs

Benefits of Sensory Toys for Kids with Special Needs

What are the benefits of sensory toys? This is a question we get on our SentioLife Solutions Facebook page and our KidCompanions Facebook page.  We often receive messages from distraught parents asking for solutions for their child who has challenging behaviors. Like it is often said, “Behavior is a form of COMMUNICATION”; therefore, it is best to search for the […]

Parents and occupational therapists recommend KidCompanions Chewelry and SentioCHEWS for kids with sensory and focus issues

Sensory and Focus Issues: Help Whining, Wiggly Kids

Think your child has sensory and focus issues? Parents are always told that behavior is a form of communication. If parents can figure out what is causing their child to be constantly On-the-GO or to constantly be chewing, biting, mouthing toys, clothing, hair, hands or fingers, etc., then they can help them. If parents cannot help […]

Mom with child with Down syndrome: Life with Down Syndrome by Amanda Gilbert

Life with Down Syndrome by Amanda Gilbert

The team at SentioLife Solutions thanks Amanda Gilbert for her beautiful post about raising a child with Down syndrome. The Mayo Clinic Staff  writes, “There are no known behavioral or environmental factors that cause Down syndrome. Is Down syndrome inherited? Most of the time, Down syndrome isn’t inherited. It’s caused by a mistake in cell division during the […]

Anatomy of a Special Needs Child – Infographic by Masters in Special Education Degrees

Anatomy of Special Needs Children by Masters-in-special-education.com

The majority of our readers are parents of special needs children. Raising children with challenging needs is not easy and the more others know about the many different needs these children have the more they will understand what their parents are going through. The Infographic that follows titled “The Anatomy of a Special Needs Child” lets […]

Who Is Behind KidCompanions Chewelry and What Is Their Story

Who Is Behind KidCompanions Chewelry and What Is Her Story?

Pierrette and Lorna d’Entremont, daughter and mother, are co-owners of SentioLife Solutions, the makers of the sensory tool line “KidCompanions Chewelry“. The original KidCompanions chew necklace was invented by Pierrette in 2007. Our sensory oral-motor tool is still made in Canada and sourced in Canada and the United states.  Our sensory chew necklace is a […]

Child chewing her hair instead of chewelry

Who Can Benefit from Using Chew Necklaces and Chewy Hand Fidgets?

Most people cannot start to imagine what parents of children with special needs go through. Most have a hard time to understand that SentioLife Solutions, the Canadian company that designed and assembles chew necklaces made in Canada, receives orders everyday of the year for their mouth and hand chewable fidgets. These chew necklaces bring comfort […]

Yes, Moms, KidCompanions Chewelry Is a SAFE Sensory Oral Motor Tool AND a Fidget

Stylish, discreet pendants “just right” to touch, to chew, and to wear for ALL who must bite, chew and/or fidget perfect for home, school, sensory diets,