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Exceptional Parenting Podcast

Aug 26, 2020

Do you know what your sensory preferences are?

 

On today’s episode, I have a really good friend of mine; Alisha Grogan who specializes in taste and smell.

 

These are two senses that I feel we wouldn’t necessarily think would interfere with our kid's daily lives, yet they really do, sometimes sparking temper...


Aug 19, 2020

Are you or your child over-sensitive or under-sensitive to touch? 

 

My guest on this episode; Cameron Kleimo returns to the podcast on this episode to talk about the Tactile or ‘touch’ sense.

 

The Tactile sense covers our entire bodies, the receptors in our skin sends information to our brain to regulate pain,...


Aug 14, 2020

Do you believe your child or student has problems with their executive function?

My guest in this special bonus episode is Seth Perler is an executive function coach.

We discuss how executive function takes place in the front part of the brain, it is how we execute complex tasks.

If you think about every task you’ve...


Aug 12, 2020

This is the third episode in my sensory series and this one is all about the vestibular system.

 

Now for years, I was confused by it, I had heard the name, I knew of it but I didn’t understand how it was different to the proprioceptive system. So we’re going to dive deep into it and clarify any confusion you may...


Aug 5, 2020

My guest on this episode is Heather Greutman whose returning from episode 19 ‘How to Help A Child Who Struggles With Handwriting’.

Heather talks with me about proprioception at its basic level is the information you receive from your muscles and your joints. It helps your body to understand when you are stretching,...