Resources for Creating Sensory Diets
Looking for how to create a sensory diet? Here are some great resources for therapists, parents, and teachers on creating sensory diets.
A sensory diet is a plan to balance and develop sensory awareness in treating SPD, sensory processing disorder, ADD/ADHD, autism, aspergers, PTSD and other sensory disorders.
A sensory diet is a plan to balance and develop sensory awareness in treating SPD, ADD/ADHD, autism and other sensory disorders.With many people a sensory diet is the answer to self-regulating pain, trauma, and balancing over-responsiveness or under-responsiveness.
Free Printables - Sensory Time Outs
Consequences, time outs, punishments - whatever they are called at your house they have been a topic of much trial and error for us. Our girls very regularly do 'naughty' things. They destroy furniture by chewing on it, draw on things they shouldn't draw on, are very rough with their belongings and often hurt us and each other in their over excitement (I have been headbutted in the face so many times it's amazing I still have all of my teeth). They crumble up their food all over the floor…
Attaching a Chewy
Many kids benefit from using a chewy as a calming activity, and to use as a replacement for chewing on things that are not good to chew on. So if a child needs a chewy, they need to have it available to them. For kids who are lower functioning, they will not keep the chewy[Read More]
Sensory Diets for Kids on the Autism Spectrum
"What are your thoughts on 'sensory diets' for children with high functioning autism? Do they work? How do you implement them?" Very few moms and dads have heard of a “sensory diet” for kids with Asperger’s (AS) and High-Functioning Autism (HFA). Yet, a sensory diet may be the most important thing parents can do to help their children on the spectrum get through the “unstructured” summer months. In this article, we will look at what this diet is – and how you use it: Just as your AS or HFA…
Heavy Work Activities
Heavy work activities and proprioceptive input (gross motor, fine motor, oral motor, etc.) which are useful in calming unfocused, overaroused children.
Creating A Home Sensory Diet
Are you confused about how to create a sensory diet for your child who has a sensory processing disorder? Then check this article out for explanations and suggestions.