Sensory Processing Explained

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What is sensory processing? Tips and strategies for sensory processing challenges. The eight sensory systems. Sensory processing disorder. Calming strategies for sensory meltdowns.

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What is Interoception? The 8th Sensory System Explained - Free Printable!

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Summer Senses Scavenger Hunt Printable

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Sensory-Friendly Tips for Kids Who Have Trouble Sleeping

For kids who have trouble sleeping, sensory techniques designed to calm and organize the body can be helpful.

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The Oral Sensory System - The Inspired Treehouse

What can you do about kids who chew on everything? How can you use the oral sensory system to help promote calm behavior or to help increase alertness?

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How to Use a Body Sock With Kids

What is a body sock? Why is it beneficial for kids? And how the heck do you use one? Check out one of our favorite materials for building developmental skills for kids! *This post contains affiliate links. Read more. Whether you’re a therapist who’s always on the go, a teacher with little or no storage ... Read More about How to Use a Body Sock With Kids

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The Auditory System

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The Vestibular System

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The Tactile System - The Inspired Treehouse

For the third post in our series on sensory processing, we're talking about the sensory processing tactile system and why it’s so important.

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The Olfactory System

Learn more about the Olfactory System. Why is it important to childhood development? How can we support the development of this sensory system in our kids?

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Spring Senses Scavenger Hunt

Grab a free printable download of this Spring senses scavenger hunt with fun spring-themed items to do and find with all 8 sensory systems.

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