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What is the Olfactory System & Tips for Success

What is the Olfactory System & Tips for Success

This week’s episode is brought to you by a listener question - Why do children struggle with smells? What can be done to help a child tolerate the variety of smells in a school lunchroom? Our sense of smell - our olfactory sense - plays a huge role in our daily routines, including eating and social situations but also when we clean, walk through the store, and even sleep! So when our sense of smell is over-responsive, it can cause some serious challenges! Be ready to take some notes and make sure you share this episode with your friends and family! All links to items talked about in this episode can be found at The Sensory Project Blog.   

Tips and Tricks for Using Weighted Products Efficiently

Tips and Tricks for Using Weighted Products Efficiently

Welcome to Episode 68 of The Sensory Project Show! Today, Rachel and Jessica give you all the info on weighted items - vests, blankets, and lap pads. They talk about how much weight to use as well as other tips and tricks to help your child successfully utilize these tools to feel calm, cool, and collected! Be sure to check out the show notes for links as well as the Freebies section on https://www.thesensoryprojectclub.com/ for some amazing handouts including social stories to help with utilizing weighted items. Enjoy!