Tag Archive: Sensory processing

“Attention Seeking”: Is that a fair judgement?

May 12, 2018 10:17 pm

A para-professional, friend, and overall wonderful person explained to me in school one day that the child I was working with was “attention seeking”. Seeing an opportunity, I showed her exactly WHY this child was NOT ATTENTION SEEKING. We gave him all the attention he needed. He called the shots. It was a complete disaster… Read More

Occupational Therapists: Strengthen Self-Regulation Skills and Reduce Challenging Behaviors to Increase Student Success

May 4, 2018 12:00 am

Do you have students on your caseload that are impulsive, distracted, in constant motion, or can’t express what they’re thinking or feeling? Are you frustrated because you know these students with challenging behaviors are smart, capable students, but they just can’t meet our expectations, ans are often labeled “lazy”, “manipulative,” “attention seeking” or “difficult”? Are… Read More