Carolyn Dalgliesh

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Carolyn Dalgliesh, a professional organizer and “sensory” mom, is the founder & owner of Systems for Sensory Kids and Simple Organizing Strategies. Systems for Sensory Kids (http://www.systemsforsensorykids.com) is a leading-edge organizing model that teaches parents how to tap into systems, routines, and visual aids to organize and empower their rigid, anxious, and/or distracted children. Carolyn will share her innovative sensory organizing model in her first book that will be published by Simon & Schuster/Touchstone in 2013. Carolyn also does professional home and small business organizing through Simple Organizing Strategies (http://www.simpleorganizingstrategies.com).

A native Rhode Islander, she lives in North Kingstown with her husband and two children.

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Back-to-School The Sensory Way

Back-to-School The Sensory Way

[ 0 ] August 26, 2012 |

Carolyn’s organization tips are useful for all families not just ones with sensory kids. And I take comfort in her statement, “I like to think of Back-to-School as a three month process instead of a one day event. ” – Anisa

Back-to-School is often a time of year that is filled with excitement and stress all mixed together. This is especially true for our rigid, anxious, and distracted kids. They will certainly find excitement and comfort in seeing old friends and getting back into a routine but may struggle with learning new schedules, managing academic expectations, and staying organized. Here are a few tips to help your sensory child (and your whole family!) get back-to-school in a more peaceful way:

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Summer Organizing for Kids

Summer Organizing for Kids

[ 0 ] July 24, 2012 |

Summer is often a favorite time of year for parents and kids alike as it means lazy days filled with pools, beaches, and cookouts. But summer can also be a great time to teach some simple organizing and planning skills to kids without the pressure of school, homework, or activities. For many kids, learning in a more relaxed setting (with a more relaxed parent!) will help them be more involved in developing a new system or learning a new skill.

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Simple Summer Strategies for “Sensory” Kids

Simple Summer Strategies for “Sensory” Kids

[ 5 ] June 12, 2012 |

I would like to welcome new contributing writer, Carolyn Dalgliesh, a professional organizer and “sensory” mom. She is the founder & owner of Systems for Sensory Kids, a leading-edge organizing model that teaches parents how to tap into systems, routines, and visual aids to organize and empower their rigid, anxious, and/or distracted children. Carolyn also does professional home and small business organizing through Simple Organizing Strategies. A native Rhode Islander, she lives in North Kingstown with her husband and two children. Although I long for a break from the school-year bustle, “sensoy” kids and others often benefit (and even thrive) on a bit of structure. I welcome Carolyn’s advice on how to “organize” our summer. – Anisa

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