Buzzies Blog

  • Jan 06, 2017
  • by Amy Serin

Parents coping with their kids’ ADHD typically have difficulty managing the “rebound” period that can occur at night when ADHD medications’ effects start to wane.  “He starts to get really hyper again and it’s like clockwork,” says Mary R., a mother of 9-year-old Brennen with...

  • Jan 02, 2017
  • by Amy Serin

If you have ADHD, you probably know too well the challenges of having great intentions when you start work or a project that is quickly followed by boredom and distraction, making it seem like finishing a task might as well be climbing Mount Everest. This...

  • Dec 22, 2016
  • by Vicki Mayo

Hi! My son with autism says he thinks they help him. He wears them during long drive to school in morning on"calm" and he does "sleep" mode before bed. He told me he sleeps better than ever now. And falls right to sleep. One night...

  • Dec 13, 2016
  • by Amy Serin

It’s time for final exams, and for college students it’s a time where performance stakes are incredibly high. Ever wonder why you can know the answers right before a test but then tank when the multiple choice questions are staring you in the face?   Our...

  • Dec 05, 2016
  • by Amy Serin

Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are all too familiar with sensory integration difficulties.  Sensitivity to lights, noises, touch, and changes in temperature is enough to cause avoidance, anxiety, and extreme meltdowns.  In treatment, occupational therapists (OTs) and physical therapists (PTs) typically try to...

  • Dec 01, 2016
  • by Amy Serin

In my decade of experience working in my clinic, I have been blessed with so many “aha” moments when I realize an intervention can do truly amazing things.  This happened when a mom decided to use Buzzies all day at school on her 10-year-old boy...