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Sensory Disorders

What is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

What is a Sensory Processing Disorder?

June 1, 2021 mtcus

First off, we are ALL sensory beings. Our bodies are hard-wired with receptors to detect sensory input from our environment, as well as from within our bodies. This sensory input travels through our nervous system to our brain where it is processed and interpreted. How you respond to this input really depends upon how your […]

Five Signs Your Child Might Need Occupational Therapy

Five Signs Your Child Might Need Occupational Therapy

September 1, 2020 mtcus

A child’s main occupation is playing and learning. It helps them explore the world around them, learn to interact with it and develop essential life skills that will allow them to connect with others and do things independently. However, some children may have trouble mastering the skills. They might experience issues with physical (fine or […]

Fourth of July Stay At Home Activities

Fourth of July Stay At Home Activities

July 1, 2020 mtcus

Fourth of July is usually a time for family gatherings, parades and fireworks. This year, things are a bit different due to Covid-19. People have had to make changes to their daily routines and activities. This has been an adjustment for adults, but when you throw kids into the equation, it makes it even more […]

Fourth of July Tips for Individuals with Autism

Fourth of July Tips for Individuals with Autism

July 1, 2019 mtcus

Fireworks are a fun tradition for many on the 4th of July. What many of us fail to recognize is how the loud sounds they emit affect children with autism. The experience can be overwhelming and even painful to a child on the autism spectrum, due to the lights and sounds of the fireworks. With […]

Trick or Treating Tips for Sensory Sensitive Children

Trick or Treating Tips for Sensory Sensitive Children

October 1, 2018 mtcus

Mobile Therapy Centers wishes everyone a Happy October! We know that the season of pumpkins, spooky decorations, costumes, and candy is upon us, and this can be an overwhelming time for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have sensory sensitivity. This Fall, on October 25th, Mobile Therapy Centers will be hosting a Trunk […]

Fourth of July Reminders for Children with Sensory Sensitivities

Fourth of July Reminders for Children with Sensory Sensitivities

July 3, 2018 mtcus

One of the most exciting events in summer is the 4th of July. Barbecues, family gatherings, carnivals, and of course fireworks. However, this holiday can quickly become a nightmare for a family who has a child with autism or other special needs. The 4th can be challenging for any child, but for someone who is […]