SPECIAL INVITATION TO ALL FOLLOWERS OF THIS BOARD TO ANSWER AN OT DISCUSSION QUESTION: Occupational Therapist Tamsin wants help brainstorming all the different ways that OTs can simulate what it feels like for kids who have SPD. These ideas can then be used for teachers and parents in workshops so that they can get an idea of what the children experience on a day-to-day basis. Please contribute here!
Children who are easily distracted, sensitive to light, and oversensitive to normal touching could be hypersensitive. This infographic from a child behavioral issues center in Cincinnati has more information on sensory disorders and their symptoms.
A Touchy Subject - Tactile Defensiveness as a Child and Adult
Growing up with tactile defensiveness - Learn about Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) even as an adult, how to recognize tactile sensory issues in children, and how I have managed over the years including how my parenting is different. October is Sensory Processing Awareness Month so this is perfect.
How Your Child’s Sensory Processing Issues May Change Over Time
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Stress Box! This is such a neat idea. The lid of this box says, "Stress Box." Inside are various manipulatives. Great for kids with anxiety, impulse control or frustration challenges. Be great to keep in the car
Have a child with autism? This is a wonderful gift. Autism Caterpillars are used by schools and other agencies who teach children with Autism. These simple, soft, and darling caterpillars are weighted down with beans and have a sweet, soothing effect on an autistic child. This new project will involve a little pouring, a little stitching, a little assembly and lots of love. #caterpillar #Autism #toy #sensory #service #womensconference