Teacher standing in front of students sitting at desks.

Chair Socks, Chair Glides and Tennis Balls for Chairs

Are you trying to decide what type of chair socks, chair glides, or tennis balls for chairs to use in your classroom. Maybe at your workplace?  Do you wonder why teachers put tennis balls on chairs? You might wonder if you should use chair feet covers or tennis balls for chairs in your own home.

Sensory friendly massage clinic.

Attract More Customers: Become Sensory-Friendly.

We share the story of a DIY sensory-friendly transformation at a massage therapy practice.  These changes have helped to attract more customers and garnered greater positive reviews from returning customers. Creating a sensory-friendly experience does two important things: It helps to attract more customers It improves the experience of current customers Sensory-friendly solutions can be

Mother and son grocery shopping.

Autism Hour vs. Sensory-Friendly Shopping

Have you heard about autism hour?  Or sensory-friendly shopping times?  Maybe you have seen a store promote a special autism hour?  Alternatively, do shops in your community promote sensory-friendly shopping times?  Or potentially you are curious about what autism hour is. You may be wondering what sensory-friendly shopping times mean and why it is growing

Group of friends eating at a restaurant.

Noise Reduction in Restaurants Is Key to Attracting Seniors

Savvy restauranteurs and coffee shop owners know restaurant noise is a problem and often ask, “How can I make my restaurant quieter?” Restaurants are notoriously noisy. Furthermore, many restaurants don’t realize the potential business that they are losing to hard-of-hearing patrons who, rather than speak up about the noise or ask for accommodations, just stop

Older woman cupping her ear.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing With Masks and Barriers

In my family, being deaf and hard of hearing is more common than not.  Now, those with hearing impairment are experiencing new challenges brought on by the Coronavirus. My entire life I have been taught that when speaking to others, I need to face them.  That would ensure they could see my lips and be

Older woman holding cane looking outside her window feeling social isolation

Social Isolation: Harmful For Sensory Sensitivity

You knew difficult times were ahead, but no one was prepared for a disaster that would see extended social isolation.  It causes undue stress on your mental health. If you are a person with sensory sensitivities, like autism, concussion, PTSD, hearing loss, or have another injury, illness, disease, or disability, the effects of social isolation

Christina Martin sitting on chair.

Christina Martin: Virtual Sensory-Friendly Shows

Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin is leading the charge to adopt inclusive, sensory-friendly performances at her shows.  Both in-person and online.  In this blog post, she answered a series of questions about her journey to inclusion. What has made inclusion and becoming sensory-friendly important to you as a musician? In Real Life The fact that some

Child sitting at desk in front of computer.

Sensory Kids: Getting Back to Normal

The time we will be considered to be ‘back to normal’ oftentimes seems so far away. But what resources are in place to help you transition your kids back into school after Coronavirus has passed for example?  Or back to normal after summer holidays?  Christmas break?  Especially your child with a sensory disorder?  There are

Child engaging in a sensory friendly obstacle course indoors.

Sensory Kids: Indoor Activities for Kids

Due to the global pandemic, many parents got caught between a kid and a workspace.  Indoor activities for kids were needed to keep them busy, engaged, and safe! Furthermore, pandemic or not, it is always helpful to have some ideas on hand as parents. In January 2020, I decided to leave my full-time job in

Senior woman checking out her groceries.

Senior Shopping Hours

More and more stores, shops and essential establishments around the world offer special senior shopping hours. It started during COVID-19. Additionally, research has found that senior shopping hours have been perceived positively by older adults. Find help is this blog post focused on senior shopping. These recommendations apply anytime, regardless of coronavirus or not. Learn easy ways

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