Tag: tactile


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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Bean Bags: The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Motor Planning and Visual Motor Skills

The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Proprioception, Motor Planning and Visual Motor This article provides helpful tips on what bean bags to choose for your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When parents first come to our center, they are often surprised to find their child can’t do simple activities, especially those using their gross motor skills. I sometimes hear how...

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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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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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Tactile Learning: How Your Child Learns through Touch and their Tactile System 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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