Tag: sensory play


Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? Sensory

Taste Sensitivities: If My Child Avoids Certain Foods, is it More than Picky Eating? This article provides helpful information about taste sensitivities in sensory children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Eating is a fabulous multisensory experience. I love trying new foods, dishes and experimenting with different flavors. I always look forward to trying new recipes (when I have the time). Most people love...

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SENSORY MODULATION: Why My Child has 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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How Lack of SENSORY INTEGRATION puts Children at a Disadvantage in the Classroom 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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Using Beach Home Therapy Camp for Sensory Integration, Social Cues and Non-Verbal  Children Sensory

Using Beach Home Therapy Camp for Sensory Integration, Social Cues and Non-Verbal Children This article provides helpful Beach Home Therapy activities and resources for non-verbal children and children who struggle with social cues and speech and language. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The brain is an amazing organ that controls all the functions of the body. Among all the jobs it does, for...

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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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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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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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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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Oral Defensiveness: 15 of the Best Oral Defensiveness Tools and Resources Sensory

Oral Defensiveness: 15 of the Best Oral Defensiveness Tools and Resources As we discussed previously in “Oral Sensitivities: Why My Child Chews on Pencils and Sucks on Clothing,” there are many children who struggle with oral defensiveness. This causes them to chew on objects like pencils, toys and clothing. When a child has oral defensiveness they often need items to stimulate and “awaken” the oral...

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