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Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Building Activity For Kids: Shaving Cream Game

by Heather Brummett on January 12, 2013

Children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) benefit from sensory integration or sensory building activities. These are great for kids on the autism spectrum. One such activity is of the kind that develops motor skills. Sensory processing activities for kids should be exciting. The Shaving Cream Tic-Tac-Toe sensory building activity is a fun one for all kids and is very [...]

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Christmas Sensory Bin Ideas For Sensory Processing Disorder

by Heather Brummett on December 24, 2012

With Christmas right around the corner, it is a fun time to pull out seasonal items and create a Christmas Sensory Bin. Sensory bins are a great way to help kids with Sensory Processing Disorder. It also helps any child develop motor skills and enhance the senses. This week is all about Winter and Christmas [...]

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Children with sensory processing disorder (SPD) benefit from sensory integration activities. These are great for kids on the autism spectrum. One befeficial type of activity is one that develops motor skills. Sensory processing activities for kids should be exciting. Colored Spaghetti is a fun activity for all kids and is very easy to do. Colored Spaghetti Sensory Activity Supplies Spaghetti Food [...]

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Sensory Building Activity For Kids: Homemade Volcano

by Heather Brummett on November 14, 2012

Sensory Processing Disorders are very common in children on the Autism Spectrum. One great way to treat SPD at home is through play or sensory integration activities. This week we did a homemade volcano using household items. This is a fun sensory building activity to help those with SPD but also great for all children. [...]

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Items needed: White Vinegar Baking Soda (not powder) cups and dish food Coloring if desired dropper or spoon (medicine dropper works best)   How-to: Pour the baking soda in a shallow dish or plate. Pour the vinegar into several small cups or containers. Add food coloring if desired to the vinegar. Take the dropper or [...]

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From the moment we are parents we become focused upon our child’s nutrition. If you are the parent of a child on the autism spectrum you may have hit a point of desperation or defeat trying to get your son or daughter to eat a well balanced diet. Good nutrition and autism rarely go hand [...]

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Is Picky Eating Common with Autistic Children?

by Katherine on April 28, 2012

As children with autism are usually afflicted with sensory processing disorder, it is not unusual for a child with autism to be very choosy when it comes to the foods that they eat. Every child has their own different preferences when it comes to food. Some may only prefer foods with certain colors or textures. [...]

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Creating Your Own Sensory Pillows

by Katherine on April 13, 2012

The majority of the children who are diagnosed with autism are afflicted with a Sensory Processing Disorder which makes it difficult for them to process the sensory signals or information that they receive. Moreover, those who are affected with the Sensory Processing Disorder may find it challenging to organize the sensory information into appropriate responses. [...]

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Sensory Integration Dysfunction

by Admin on July 7, 2011

One of the most currently researched afflictions today is Sensory Integration Dysfunction.  Sensory Integration Dysfunction is a neurological disorder which was discovered a little over 40 years ago by Dr. A. Jean Ayres.  Sensory Integration Dysfunction is a prime example of just what can alter the brain to alter the daily functions we perform each [...]

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