Customize Your Child’s Sensory Box – What Items to Choose and Why

Customize Your Child’s Sensory Box – What Items to Choose and Why

Do you use a Sensory box? What do you put in a sensory box? Why do some individuals NEED items to bite, chew and fidget? How can we help kids meet their sensory needs to be successful students and happy campers? This post will help parents and teachers understand that some children, and even many adults, should be provided with a SAFE sensory tool to chew, bite and or fidget. Why?

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Safety Tips for Parents Regarding Children’s Jewelry and Chewelry

Safety Tips for Parents Regarding Children’s Jewelry and Chewelry

Parents want what is best for their children. They lobby for safe products and a safe environment. When we were getting KidCompanions Chewelry ready for market our product had to comply to many safety regulations from Canada and the United States. Then during 2012 we successfully went through the red tape to get KidCompanions Chewelry CE marked to be sold to the 28 European Union countries. When parents buy our product they can have peace of mind about its safety… can that be said about less expensive children’s jewelry or chewelry? What are the dangers that lurk in toyland?

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Gift Giving Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Gift Giving Tips for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Finding just the right birthday, holiday, or congrats gift for anyone can be a challenge! If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder on your list, the task may seem overwhelming. We’re here to help with a few general tips on how-to choose gifts, and the other selections in this publication can jump start your creative juices. But… just in case you find yourself needing more inspiration, we’ve assembled some of our favorite products from Internet sources.

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Fidgets for ADHD: Toys or Tools for Children with Special Needs?

Fidgets for ADHD: Toys or Tools for Children with Special Needs?

Are fidgets for ADHD just toys that should be put away at the sound of the bell?  Are fidgets really tools  for children with special needs  to be used all day at home and in class with the blessing of both parents and teachers and on the recommendation of professionals? Does fidgeting really make it possible for individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to focus and do their work?

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Passed Toddlerhood and Still Mouthing: Chew Necklace Is the Solution

Passed Toddlerhood and Still Mouthing: Chew Necklace Is the Solution

Emma Apple had a problem. Her child constantly chewed her fingernails. The solution was our stylish chew necklace with a pink heart chew pendant. The team at SentioLife Solutions is always happy to receive feedback from the parents, teachers, and therapists who buy our chew necklaces or see our chew pendants making the difference in

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Chew Necklace and Clip-on Fidget: KidCompanions Chewelry Blue Circle Pendant

Chew Necklace and Clip-on Fidget: KidCompanions Chewelry Blue Circle Pendant

Chew Necklace and Clip-on Fidget: KidCompanions Chewelry Blue Circle PendantWere you one of the parents or therapists who had asked for an age-appropriate chew necklace that boys would wear and use? “Mothers know best” when it comes to their Special Needs children.” This mantra has guided many decisions in families and hopefully in our school system. So naturally Pierrette d’Entremont, designer of KidCompanions Chewelry, took seriously the pleas of distraught moms who told her no cool, sensory chewable fidgets were available for their older children, especially for boys.

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