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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Children’s Book on Sensory Challenges – Ovis Has Trouble with School by Kelly Beins, OTR/L

Children’s Book on Sensory Challenges – Ovis Has Trouble with School by Kelly Beins, OTR/L

Parents who buy our chewelry: KidCompanions or SentioCHEWS will love to learn about an adorable children’s book on sensory challenges. When chewing, the sensory input provided to the mouth and powerful jaw muscles helps calm the nervous system. So biting and chewing is comforting when a child is overwhelmed, overstimulated, anxious, and nervous. These same

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Sensory and Focus Issues: Help Whining, Wiggly Kids

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

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Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry Chew Necklaces Are BOTH!

Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry Chew Necklaces Are BOTH!

Is It a Chewy or a Fidget? Both our lines of chew necklaces, SentioCHEWS and KidCompanions Chewelry, are sensory toys that are both used as a mouth fidget and a hand fidget. 

Now SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. has two very different chew necklaces in its COST, FEEL and its LOOK. Children with autism (ASD), sensory processing disorder (SPD), ADHD, Tourette syndrome, Down syndrome, FASD, etc. are very sensitive to certain materials and some prefer our original KidCompanions Chewelry on the market since 2007 while others really like our new SentioCHEWS. Our newest sensory toy was launched in Nov. of 2013. What is the story behind these two chew necklaces and are they used as a chewy, a fidget, or are they both?

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Let’s Talk Breakaway Lanyards: Material, Color Choices, Clasp, Comfort, and Length

Let’s Talk Breakaway Lanyards: Material, Color Choices, Clasp, Comfort, and Length

Why has our team at SentioLife Solutions, Ltd. worked so hard to find safe, comfortable ways for kids, tweens, or teens to wear our KidCompanions Chewelry and now our SentioCHEWS? First consider why they need chew necklaces with comfortable breakaway lanyards.  These individuals have sensory challenges, fidgeting/focusing problems, anxiety or transition issues. The first thing they need is a feels-just-right chewable tool! The chew necklace lanyard must feel good around the neck. Moreover the pendant must have the correct tactile texture to satisfy their needs.

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Three Sensory Crates Holidays 2013 – Sensory Friendly Gifts and Stress Busters for Fidgeting Issues

Three Sensory Crates Holidays 2013 – Sensory Friendly Gifts and Stress Busters for Fidgeting Issues

Need Super Sensory gifts for a child who MUST bite, chew, or fidget to cope with the stress and challenges he faces in his day in work and play? For the 2013 holidays, Sentio Life Solutions, the makers of KidCompanions -Chewelry have another sensory chewable necklace called SentioChews and, for the second year, they have prepared three Sensory Crates for children with sensory or fidgeting issues.

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

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 you see very quickly all the different needs many children and their families deal with every day.

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Sensory Chew Necklaces: KidCompanions Chewelry & SentioCHEWS – News and Reviews

Sensory Chew Necklaces: KidCompanions Chewelry & SentioCHEWS – News and Reviews

Does the sensory chew necklaces KidCompanions Chewelry and SentioCHEWS ever come on sale? Do you have price breaks when a customer buys a few items at the same time? How can I be among the first to know about a new product or a price reduction? If you are looking for answers to the above questions and news about our company, SentioLife Solutions, Ltd., the best way to be among the first to know is to subscribe to our Newsletter.

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KidCompanions Chewelry Giveaway and Review by As They Grow Up

KidCompanions Chewelry Giveaway and Review by As They Grow Up

Folks behind KidCompanions Chewelry thank Lisa Rupertus at As They Grow Up for a review and giveaway of our sensory chew necklace on her web site posted Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Giveaway ends 8/9/2013 3:00 PM. Enter to win your choice of a KidCompanions Chewelry chewy for kids with chewing or biting issues and that doubles up as an efficient hand fidget. You can choose the shape, color and type of lanyard or get our clip-on version.

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Diagnoses of Autism, Dyspraxia, Sensory Issues, and ADHD in Final Year of School

Diagnoses of Autism, Dyspraxia, Sensory Issues, and ADHD in Final Year of School

Can you believe this, my teen son got diagnoses of autism, dyspraxia, sensory integration difficulties, and ADHD in his final year of school! Pierrette and I thank Tracy Palmer for her guest post telling us her story and for sharing her beautiful poem. Dyspraxia is a learning difficulty affecting some skills and abilities, including balance and coordination.

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