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Sensory Ideas/ Autism

Sensory Ideas/ Autism

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painting like Michelangelo. great for students struggling with fine motor hand writing. It builds strength in pincer grasp.

painting like Michelangelo

anxiety and sensory processing disorder

Our Daughter's Anxiety Connected to Sensory Processing Disorder

Kids with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders Show Brain Wiring Differences |

Triggers for children with Autism & Sensory processing difficulties. As parents - its important to understand how totally over whelming these triggers are. Even the thought of them can cause extreme anxiety. My son is fearful of leaving the house in case he encounters any of these. Even getting a new TV last week, caused extreme anxiety - simply because he thought he would not be able to operate it!!

Infographic: Triggers for Kids with Autism and SPD

HEAVY WORK activities for children to promote sensory integration

Heavy Work Activities

Adding essential oils to this play dough recipe increases the sensory and therapeutic experience and engages all the senses. See how to make it here.

ADHD and Working Memory: Short-Term Processing and Retention - Learn about common working memory challenges for ADHD children. Plus tips, tools, and tricks for training the brain to remember more, and forget less.

ADHD and Working Memory: Short-Term Processing and Retention

Blue sensory bottle These could also be made in table toys. For additional resources come join us at: www.smartappsfors...

Easy To Make Discovery Bottles ... we love love love discovery bottles!!

childcareland blog: Easy To Make Discovery Bottles

We’ve been working hard over the last year to bring you monthly posts about sensory processing and how the sensory systems relate to child development. Now, as a part of an even bigger series with over 40 other bloggers called Decoding Everyday Kid Behaviors, we’ll discuss sensory red flags – behaviors related to sensory integration that might indicate that it’s time to get some expert advice to help support your child’s sensory needs. #sensory #SPD #whentogethelp #childdevelopment

how to make a weighted stuffed animal for sensory processing issues. we are doing to turn cookie monster into an autism toy for Abbey!!

Anktangle: Making Weighted Stuffed Animals

Fine motor activjty that doubles as a boredom buster - i love easy to put tigether activities like this!

Peaceful Parenting: Work is calming

Fun way to practice your phone number -and other Morning Work Binders

Special Education Station: Morning Work Binders

The Quiet Book - shows pictures of each page (*is someone doing shapes? This one looks really simple and would be quite good...)

Montoya's Meaningful Memories and Musings: The Quiet Book

Move Your Way to Better Speech and Language!

Move Your Way to Better Speech and Language!

Make a bubbling slime science sensory tub that bubbles for hours and hours! Such a fun way to observe the baking soda and vinegar reaction!

Bubbling Slime Recipe for Sensory Tubs - Epic Fun For Kids

Proprioception Cheat Sheet-Sensory Processing Explained. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources

Sound Memory- Instead of flipping a card you shake the eggs to find pairs. Plastic capsules filled with things like cereal, beads, marbles etc

Creative Classroom Ideas

Core strengthening for kids: ideas for making strengthening fun from a pediatric physical therapist. Great for functional posture, motor skill development, handwriting and more!

Bilibo ... a great toy for vestibular input. Spin round and round.

A Sensory Diet...nothing to do with food!

Sensory processing disorder

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) meltdowns aren’t bad behavior. Learn how to help your child avoid meltdowns by creating a sensory tool kit for them to use. #sensory #SPD

Create a sensory tool kit

Oral, Visual, Auditory calming and alerting ideas. i discovered this years ago and it has been a life saver for our now 17 year old autistic daughter. Only now, she refuses to participate in any of the activities :( life has gotten much more difficult for us both now....

LIVING with FASD: Sensory helps

Fine Motor Rainbow Ball Game from Still Playing School

Still Playing School: Fine Motor Rainbow Ball Game