Kids Talk – The Sensitive Child
When someone thinks about a child being “sensitive’, most people immediately think of the emotional component…
…but in reality our sensitivities cover a much broader range. In fact, certain social and/or emotional behaviors we might observe in a child, can actually be a result or by product of some other underlying sensory processing sensitivity.
Enjoy reading and I hope this provides a little more insight into a complex area of neurological development.
Kid’s Talk is the brainchild of Karen Beardsley
Karen Beardsley is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in Early Childhood for over 25 years and has worked extensively with children who have Autism, Sensory Motor learning problems and Developmental Delays.
She is certified and registered with the National OT board in the United States; licensed in the State of Oregon; and a member of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
She has taught workshops in the US and Asia and is a published author. Her book “The Whole Spectrum of Social, Motor and Sensory Games” was released in July of 2013.
I want to express my gratitude to Karen for allowing me to share this article.
We all have a role to play in helping to ensure that everyone is getting enough physical activity in their lives.
Also, just another friendly reminder that Old Dawg isn’t just for old people.