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Calming a Dysregulated Child: The “Regulate, Relate, and Reason” Approach

Dysregulation can happen for a variety of reasons with our kids. We can never know exactly what’s going on inside of them, but in general, when they are dysregulated, it means that the demands are greater than our child’s capacity to...

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Is a Sensory Diet Beneficial for Kids With a Diagnosis of...

A sensory diet is a personalized activity plan designed to meet the sensory needs of individuals, especially children diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Sensory diets can include activities that stimulate the senses,...

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What is Praxis?

Praxis is the ability to generate an idea and the organization of a plan of action for executing a motor act. It is a process of action performance, and it is composed of four components: (a) ideation, (b) planning, (c) execution, and (d)...

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Shared Collaborative Imaginative Play for Kids

At Developmental Pathways for Kids, we believe that the development of Shared Collaborative Imaginative Play (SCIP) is not just a way for children to have fun; it's a fundamental building block for their overall development, shaping their...

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What Size Is Your Child’s Sensory Cup?

A sensory cup is a term used to describe the amount of sensory input that a child can tolerate before becoming overwhelmed or reaching their neurological threshold. Every child has a different sensory cup determined by their neurological...

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The DPK Model: Facilitating Peer Play and Development

Play becomes a balanced partnership when sensory integration and integrated playgroups are combined! At Developmental Pathways for Kids, a pediatric clinic in Redwood City, California, we have a unique program model that offers children the...

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