Tag Archives: SPD

Sensory Corner: Tactile Strategies and Activities for Teenagers

[Article and Image Source:  the Inspired Treehouse] The Tactile System These are all characteristics that can be related to either an hyper-responsive (overly responsive) or hypo-responsive (under-responsive) tactile system. The tactile system is our largest sensory system and provides us … Continue reading

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In Class Sensory Activities and On Task Performance

[Source:  British Journal of Occupational Therapy via Your Therapy Source] The British Journal of Occupational Therapy published research on in class sensory activities and on task performance of 4 students with autism using a non-concurrent, AB single system research design across … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Out -of-Sync-Child Grows Up

[Review Source:  The Sensory Spectrum, Book by Carol Kranowitz] The long-awaited follow-up to the million-copy bestseller The Out-of-Sync Child, presenting information and advice for tweens, teens, and young adults living with Sensory Processing Disorder, and their parents. The Out-of-Sync Child Grows … Continue reading

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Sensory Idea of the Week: Simple Sensory Calm Down Jar

[Source:  Sugar Aunts] There are so many ways to make sensory bottles.  Today I wanted to share a super simple sensory bottle idea that is perfect for those calm-down moments we all crave.  You know the times we all have … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: Sensory Issues and Teens – Movement

[Source: The Inspired Treehouse] Does your teen constantly crave movement and appear to be “on the go?” Or maybe he appears clumsy and is always getting hurt? Does she avoid movement activities such as riding bikes, skateboards or rides at … Continue reading

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