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@Lory Patterson Rehne and @Kristie Hultquist: playdough filled balloons. Moldable, addicting, fun

  • Lisa Baker

    So, how do you fill the balloons...One small bit at a time? That would take forever!

  • Lesley Paton

    I cut the top or neck of a plastic bottle and put that in the neck of the balloons -like using a funnel. I then fed the play in.

  • Lisa Baker

    Great, thanks.

  • pien maltz-klaar

    Going to make some right now. Thank you. Great idea. Will make some right now as I'm doing games with a group of adults with autism in a few days. Will let you know how we got on with them.

  • Julie Stephenson

    Great idea! I think magnetic sand from the Michael's (craft store) would work too!

Homemade Compression Vest

Something Sew Special: Pressure Vest for Katie

Joint Traction and Compression - A Sensory Life...Three Steps for Sensory Success!

Joint Traction and Compression

For children in need of deep sensory input, these are the shirts for you! SPIO clothing provides steady stretch tension directly to the skin and indirectly to the internal soft tissue structures—feeding the central nervous system. SPIO compression provides unparalleled, accurate deep pressure sensory information to feed proprioception resulting in improved positional limb and body awareness, core muscle and joint stabilization and increased precision of muscle activation and movement.

Weighted sampler kit includes one of each of Fun and Function's exclusive weighted products - weighted vest, compression shorts, weighted blanket, weighted fleece vest, and more! Perfect for a variety of calming tools for all sensory needs

Classroom Weighted Focus Kit

Our Sensory Hugs Weighted Deep Pressure Vests combine the benefits of compression and deep pressure to the chest and shoulders with the added feature of weights that provide deep pressure to the shoulders, ligaments, tendons and muscles.

Children with disabilities are often affected by the sights, sounds, smells and activity around them. After a long school bus ride, a hectic cafeteria breakfast, and the bustle of morning preparations, many children have little patience left for school. One way to help calm and focus children is through sensory experiences. Soothing music, massage, brushes, compression vests, lotion, scents, and other sensory aids are gathered on a special cart. Occupational Therapists bring this cart into a ...

Make A Light Up BUBBLE TUBE For Sensory Room!

ice eggs - Freeze balloons filled with water and small toys. Cut balloon off and play with eggs outside. Provide spoons for cracking ice and digging treasures out. SUMMER

A Little Learning For Two: Ice Eggs

Does this come in adult sizes? Big Hug - A Big Hug is just what the doctor ordered. Ergonomically designed to calm, reorganize and redirect the energy of children and adults living with autism or sensory challenges and would benefit from deep pressure therapy. Parents, teachers and therapists can apply different amounts of soft, wrap-around pressure to five separate

Stretch-eze® - Why resist? Developed by a movement therapist, Stretch-Eze Full Body resistance band is made of soft, heavy duty nylon/Lycra® spandex for deep sensory pressure. Wrap it around the shoulders then stretch it down around your child’s feet for a dynamic stretch that helps muscle elasticity, body alignment, coordination, and development

This woman makes high quality weighted blankets, vests, pillows, etc. in a variety of patterns and colors. We have several of her items in our clinic and they have held up very nicely. Plus, the kids love them!

weighted blankets for autism spectrum, adhd, any sensory problems etc. I would love one because they hug your body just right.

Sleep Tight Weighted Blanket As Seen on Extreme Makeover Home Edition - National Autism Resources

Weighted Blankets and Comforters - National Autism Resources