Tag Archives: SPD

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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Sensory Corner: DIY Ways to Meet a Child’s Sensory Needs at Home

Editor’s Note:  Written for parents and guardians, this article is an excellent one to share with your client families. [Source: Edutopia] Occupational therapists and trauma-informed teachers weigh in on how to create sensory tools and spaces with what you have … Continue reading

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Sensory Play: At Home! Shaving Cream Tracks

[Source:   Your Therapy Source] Shaving Cream Tracks is a fun activity to set up that encourages fine motor skills, tactile input and crossing midline.  You will need plates, toy cars and shaving cream for this activity.  This idea is … Continue reading

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Sensory Corner: The Debate Over Sensory Processing

Thank you to Lindsey of Raising a Sensory Smart Child for recommending this article [Source:  The Child Mind Institute] by Beth Arky Jodi and Matt were mystified. At 2, their son, Paul, was behaving in ways no parenting book had … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 30 Sensory Stocking Stuffers / Hanukkah Gifts for Special Needs Kids

[Source:  The Sensory Spectrum] In my parent Facebook Group,  Voices of SPD, several parents were asking for recommendations for Christmas stocking stuffers. The problem is, there are hundreds of great sensory stocking stuffers out there! But I know how tough it can be to whittle down … Continue reading

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