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Sensory Processing Disorders in Adults

*** Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) can play a major role in how people interact with the environment throughout the lifespan.  From fussy baby, to anxious, middle-aged adult, to confused older adult- an individual with a sensory processing disorder may develop ...

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Head Drop

  Dear DQ, I’m an OT that works with patients with dementia, and have a patient who has developed such stiff neck flexion that it is difficult for staff to feed her.  Initially with gentle PROM we could assist the ...

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Why Multisensory Rooms Don’t Work

Newsflash:   Multisensory rooms do not effectively provide meaningful cognitive stimulation for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Multisensory experiences do. *** I have been asked to provide recommendations and input for the design of multisensory (Snoezlen) rooms several ...

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