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.
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Looking to get more sensory input, especially for vestibular and proprioceptive needs? Try these Sensory Obstacle Courses made from objects you probably already have lying around your house. Find out what types of activities to include in a well rounded s
Great list of the Best Toys for the Vestibular System. Awesome for parents would would like to buy "therapy tools" for home!Tap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!
original pin leads to Brooklyn area play gyms: I just like this specific idea as pictured. // Things to do with kids: Sensory Gyms in Brooklyn: Seven Spots for Physical, Occupational and Other Sensory Therapy for Kids
Mummy on a Mission: DIY weighted blanket/cushion. Occupational Therapy, Autism, ASD, Aspergers etc. Perfect for Special Needs and easy to make! A weighted blanket has made a world of difference in my house!
Both children and adults will love this DIY Frozen-inspired snowstorm sensory bottle. A fun party favor idea for Disney Frozen birthday parties. Calm down bottles like this are most often used to help calm an overwhelmed or anxious child, as a “time out”