Tag Archives: SPD

Ayres Sensory Integration for Children with Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Autism Research published a review to evaluate the effectiveness of Ayres Sensory Integration for children with autism.  Using the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Standards for Evidence-based Practices in Special Education, a systemic review was conducted from 2006 … Continue reading

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101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Disorder

[Source: Amazon.com] One of the best ways for children with autism, Asperger’s, and sensory processing disorders to learn is through play. Children improve their motor skills, language skills, and social skills by moving their bodies and interacting with their environment. … Continue reading

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Pinterest Pin of the Week: 10 Sensory Winter / Christmas Activities

Here is a blog post of sensory holiday activities that was extremely popular on our Pinterest boards last week.   Please enjoy “Sensory Christmas Crafts & Activities:” [Source: Wonderbaby.org] I’ve always felt that the best way to celebrate any holiday or … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Saving the Drama for Broadway

By: Loren Shlaes, OTR/L Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique Children with low arousal levels are constantly looking for ways to increase their energy so that they can be more alert. Unfortunately, especially when they’re at school and stuck sitting in … Continue reading

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Sensory Behavior Checklist

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] If you are a school-based Occupational Therapist, teacher, or a parent of a child with sensory processing difficulties, then you often ponder the question when a child “misbehaves” was it due to sensory concerns or behavior.  … Continue reading

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