Tag Archives: SPD

Easy Halloween Shaving Cream Sensory Activity

[Source:  Hands on As We Grow] I love a good sensory activity! Halloween is a great time of year to get a little messy, too. This fun Halloween shaving cream sensory activity is the perfect combo of messy fun and … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner Too: Problems with Coordination

Editor’s Note:  Thank you to PediaStaff friend and author, Lindsay Biel for recommending this article! [Source:  Child Mind Institute] It’s no surprise that children differ in how coordinated they are, and how early they develop motor skills. But when children … Continue reading

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SPD Corner: Sensory Processing: Assessment & Intervention Strategies

[Source: Best Practice Autism] Unusual sensory responses (i.e., sensory over-responsivity, sensory under-responsivity, and sensory seeking) are relatively common in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Sensory issues are now included in the DSM-5 ASD symptom criteria for restricted, repetitive patterns … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Touch, Feel and Sort Halloween Friends

[Source: Miss Mancy’s Blog] Halloween is a great time to push children’s sensory boundaries! There are so many gooey, gross activities you can do with them. I like to start with something simple that may feel a little odd to … Continue reading

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Perfect at Home: Do You Hear What I Hear?

[Source: Yoga in My School] This game helps attune individuals to all the sounds in their environment. It is wonderfully versatile and can be played with one other person, a group, or all alone. In addition it builds concentration and … Continue reading

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