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I forgot what it called, but i have that toy when i was a kid.

The Difference Between Sensory Processing Issues and ADHD

Constantly fidgeting and squirming. Invading personal space. Melting down in public. These can be signs of both ADHD and sensory processing issues. While they’re different issues, they have some overlap and can occur together.

How Your Child’s Sensory Processing Issues May Change Over Time

As kids grow older, their sensory processing issues may appear differently. Young children with sensory processing issues might be extremely fussy. In grade school, they might be awkward and have difficulty with transitions. And as teenagers, they may have trouble figuring out personal space.

Problem solving time!

Problem solving time! Simple idea for counselors and can be used in calm down areas in classrooms or at home!

How to Create a Quick and Easy Sensory Tent

A sensory cool down spot is a dedicated space in your home (or classroom) that is calming when your child is over-stimulated or upset. Set one up in your own home.

"I have buckets that I have transformed into seating for students that chose to work in there (great for ADHD and Autistic students)" Love this!

The ice cube! Inspired by my friend Lori. This is my calm down space in my Pre-K classroom. It is made with PVC pipe and tulle. I have a calming caddy with a calming bottle, a squishy ball, a bear, books, and emotion cards in the ice cube.


Do your students use fidgets in the classroom? Find out the fun AND function behind them!