Tag: Sensory Memory


Sensory Modulation: Your Child’s Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information Sensory

Sensory Modulation: Your Child’s Extreme Emotional Reaction to Unwanted Sensory Information This article provides helpful information about sensory modulation and how it affects behavior and attention in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. We discuss sensory processing a lot at our center because it is important to understand the entire operation of this complex human process so parents, teachers and educators can...

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Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind Poor Academic Performance? Sensory

Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind My Child’s Poor Academic Performance? This article provides helpful information about how sensory integration could impact your child’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the most common questions parents ask me when they visit our center is “what do you do exactly to help children?” At any given time,...

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Sensory Routine: Back to School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids Sensory

Sensory Routine: Back To School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids This article provides helpful sensory routine information for sensory children that need special back to school routines to help them better in school. Affiliate links included for your convenience. I’ve done it enough times, I know I’m not alone. Back to school time occasionally creeps up on us, other times it knocks us down hard. Going...

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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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Gravitational Insecurity: Creates Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness Vestibular

Gravitational Insecurity: Creates Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness This article provides helpful information about gravitational insecurity and how it affects your child’s learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Abby waits in line with her classmates to get a drink of water. She is lightly touched on her back by the person behind her as she waits for her...

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Types of Memory: Working Memory Tied to Your Child’s Intelligence Education

Types of Memory: Working Memory Tied to Your Child’s Intelligence This article provides information on the types of memory your child needs for higher learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  After waking up one morning, I glanced at my wedding ring. The symbol of my undying love was looking rather dull and probably had layers of lotion, diaper ointment and who knows what else...

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What the Experts can Help You Understand about a Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory

Sensory Processing Disorder Explained By Catherine Wiberg ILS Staff Blogger When this topic came to me, I got excited. I have two children who have been diagnosed with Sensory Integration Processing Disorders. I have not always explained it well to other people. However, I have some experts’ definitions and insights to share with you in addition to my own experiences. Dr. Anna Jean Ayers—a developmental psychologist...

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Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children Sensory

Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Sensory Sensitive Children when Emotions Run High If you’ve spent any time around children, or even your local grocery store, you’re well aware that kids throw temper tantrums. You’ve probably even seen your fair share of adult temper tantrums. And if you have a child that has Sensory Processing Disorder or other conditions that disrupt behavior, tantrums and meltdowns can be a...

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5 Classroom Sensory Tricks for Your Child Sensory

Classroom Sensory Tricks If you have ever received a note from your child’s teacher or a phone call saying your child seems to be disconnected from the class and isn’t grasping concepts, you may not know exactly what is happening to your child. Why are they acting out? Why are they fidgeting in their seat? Why can’t they focus? Even if your child is pulling...

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Sensory Processing: Tantrums, Tags, Sounds, Light Sensitivity Sensory

Sensory Processing I’m sure we’ve all had to spend far more time quelling temper tantrums or trying to subdue unruly behavior than we ever wanted to. But some parents deal with a level of tantrums and behavior that leave them feeling overwhelmed and defeated. It’s easy to tell there is something wrong, but it seems impossible to find a solution that makes anything better. I...

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