Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.
This is a great resource for children with Autism, SPD, and sensory integration needs or deficits. Children having opportunities for sensory integration during wait times will help relieve stress and keep their minds focused on a task.
Over 80 amazing proprioceptive activities that provide powerful and lasting proprioceptive input. These simple ideas can be used quickly to calm, focus, alert. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!
A Day in the Life of a Child With Sensory Processing Issues
THIS DESCRIBES MY BOYS EVERYDAY ISSUES DOWN TO A T. For kids with sensory processing issues, even the most basic daily routines can be tricky. See how sensory processing issues can affect a grade-schooler's daily life.
A sensory diet is a group of physical activities that can help your child stay alert and calm at the right times. It can be used as part of sensory integration therapy. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!