A cup of hot tea creates balance within. Try a cup for a calm,
Cool, and collected day. TIP: Top off the Hot Tea with some cold water and honey/ agave and kids love it! #spd #kids #parenting #sensory #balance
With kids you always have to find new fun ways to eat healthy, here is a great snack #kids #healthy #sensory #spd #love
These are the three areas of Sensory Processing Disorder/ Sensory integration Disorder and brief descriptions for each. It’s helpful for you to understand better as well as friends, family, teachers, camp counselors, etc. the most important thing is being on the same page.
Mindful Movement: What is a T-stool?
A T-stool is a simple one legged stool. Sitting on a T-stool is very similar to sitting on an exercise ball, as it activates the core muscles and gives the body something active to do while sitting!
OT’s use T-stools with children for more than one reason:
- improve balance
- improve coordination
Improve focus with your sensory kid #spd
Mindful Movement: The Body Sock!
The body sock is used as a sensory integration technique for children. It is a stretchy lycra and spandex contraption with a slit on one side for a child to stick their head out of. Sometimes children like to keep their head inside the sock and that is completely fine, as the material is…
Does your sensory kid need a body sock? #spd
Mindful Movement: What is Sensory Defensiveness?
Sensory defensiveness is a condition that consists of a wide array of symptoms. What most people may find “normal” or “non-irritating”, people with sensory defensiveness have aversive/defensive reactions to the same stimuli. What may be interesting, exciting, calming, pleasurable to most people…
What type of sensory kid do you have? #spd
Mindful Movement: What Is the Vestibular System?
The vestibular system is how the body senses movement and where the body is in relation to gravity. When you’re swinging on a swing, running, or dancing, you are giving vestibular input to your body. Your vestibular system is also responsible for telling you whether you’re upside-down (i.e., on…
Finding the right outlet In your child’s Sensory Diet