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Pinned almost 80 times this week - To help a child with SPD receive soothing tactile stimulation, and reduce fidgety behavior, apply a strip of Velcro under their desk to provide them with an instant source of tactile input. Simple, but it can be effective! - - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all (hundreds of) our pediatric therapy pins

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Sensory Strategies to Help Decrease Texture Aversion and Hypersensitive Gag

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OT/PT Toy Reviews: 10 Great Balance Toys For A Child With Special Needs - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

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14 Calming Down Tips for Angry Kids

14 tips and clever things to make in order to help calm down an angry child. These items can help soothe a child who is upset and needs a quick cool down.

'Quiet Critters' sit on desks while children are working. They are afraid of loud noise so everyone must be very quiet when they are around. :) Love, Laughter and Learning in Prep!

Great for under a table/desk for school for kids to keep feet busy. - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

PDF to Word document is a fantastically simple site that allows you do do just what the url suggests: Convert PDF documents to fully editable Word documents. You simple go to the site, upload your pdf, select either .doc or .rtf, enter your email and click convert. PDF to Word then emails you the word file upon completion. There is no sign up necessary and the turn-around time is approximately 10 minutes. Please say it is so...

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"Loaves of Landforms" (Scholastic.com) I love this tactile, hands-on idea for teaching children about different types of landforms. :)

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KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

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