Sensory


Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Sensory

Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Providing your child with tactile toys for sensory integration to awaken their sensory receptors can decrease fidgeting, attention issues and behavior problems in the classroom. Kids who suck on their shirts, fidget at their desk, chew on pens and pencils, and seek out extreme flavors and textures may need tactile toys at their desk or in the home to calm...

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Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning Sensory

Sensory Integration: 4 Levels of Sensory Integration that Prevent “Traffic Jams” in the Brain for Higher Learning This article provides helpful information for sensory integration. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Picture yourself on a road trip. As your driving through some of the long stretches of your journey, you suddenly see a procession of headlights barely moving ahead that converge into three open...

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Tactile Defensiveness: Why My Child Hates Hugs, Tags and is in Constant Fight or Flight Mode Sensory

Tactile Defensiveness: Why My Child Hates Hugs, Tags and is in Constant Fight or Flight Mode This article provides helpful information for children that struggle with tactile defensiveness. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The word tactile refers to our sense of touch and to the information our body gets from our skin. Our sense of touch is important for helping us understand our...

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Disneyland Experience: What to Know about Special Services for Sensory Children and Special Needs at Theme Parks Sensory

Disneyland Experience: What to Know about Special Services for Sensory Children and Special Needs at Theme Parks This article provides helpful information about services provided at Disneyland and other theme parks for children with sensory issues and special needs. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A trip to Disneyland, the beach, Universal Studios, Sea World and other fun theme parks is what every child...

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Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children Sensory

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children This article contains helpful information about Angela Hanscom’s new book Balanced and Barefoot for children struggling with sensory issues in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As many of you know, there is a high rise in sensory issues among children today. Why now? What is causing it...

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WHAT IS TACTILE LEARNING? How Tactile Activities Improve Problem Solving & Language Processing Sensory

Tactile Learning: How Your Child Learns through Touch and their Tactile System This article is an introduction to your child’s tactile system and why tactile learning is important for your child. Future articles will discuss tactile dysfunction and what signs to watch for in your child. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Few people can resist the touch of a newborn’s skin, or the silky...

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Road Trips: How to Prevent Sensory Overload on Family Road Trips Sensory

Road Trips: How to Prevent Sensory Overload on Family Road Trips This article provides helpful information for preventing sensory overload on family road trips. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Road trips were always an adventure when I was little because in my family there were 10 of us with my mom and dad so I bet you can imagine how hectic and crazy...

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Sensory Garden: Why Gardening Helps Emotional Grounding and Sensory Integration Sensory

Sensory Garden: Why Gardening Helps Emotional Grounding and Sensory Integration This article provides helpful information on how a sensory garden can help a child’s sensory seeking behavior. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  When I was growing up, my mother planted and cultivated a vegetable garden. Some of my favorite memories include helping her plant seeds, add the water, and pat down the dirt....

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FOX 13’s THE PLACE: Find out why chewing on things could help kids focus in school Sensory

Fox 13’s The Place: Find out why chewing on things could help kids focus in school We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about oral sensory activities to help sensory sensitive children “awaken” their oral receptors for underdeveloped sensory systems, proprioception, and speech and language. Children with underdeveloped oral sensory motor tend to crave or desire more oral sensory motor input to keep their bodies...

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SENSORY DIET: Sensory Starvation? What is a Sensory Diet Plan and does My Child Need One? Sensory

Sensory Diet: How to Integrate a Sensory Diet Plan into Your Child’s Routine This article provides helpful information for creating a sensory diet for your child. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  We all know each child is different, especially when it comes to development stages and learning. No child is exactly alike. They come in all shapes and sizes, they learn at different...

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