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A weighted vest for the low tone child

A weighted vest for the low tone child

What does low tone mean?
The best explanation is by means of analogy. Imagine purchasing a mechanical arm that could wash dishes. The arm would need to be…Continue Reading

The princess and the pea

The princess and the pea

I grew up with a number of sensory quirks, which seemed to run in the extended family. These goings on were duly noted and mostly disregarded. I recognise similar traits…Continue Reading

Once upon an obstacle course

Once upon an obstacle course

All of life is an obstacle course. We learn this right from the beginning. The prince had to rescue the princess. She lived in a castle surrounded by a moat…Continue Reading

Realigning the spine

Realigning the spine

A certain amount of ‘normal’ movement can take place between one vertebra and the next in the spine. The more lax the ligaments, the more relative movement is possible. This…Continue Reading

The power of Touch

The power of Touch

Long time ago, babies were born into their mothers’ welcoming arms. The babies could not walk or talk, so the mothers carried them around and responded to their needs as…Continue Reading