Sensory overload, communication delays, pressure to perform, understaffed classrooms are only a few of the reasons why children with autism struggle in regular classrooms. Sensory Enrichment Therapy can help re-wire the brain functions involved.
Sensory enrichment strategies to help them feel more relaxed, Do’s and Don’ts when helping a child on the spectrum regulate their emotions,
Autism comes with several specific neurological differences that make learning about danger and looking right and left prior to crossing the street difficult. We will review these neurological differences and teach 4 techniques designed to compensate for the differences and stimulate brain plasticity to improve natural abilities and awareness.
Ideas to help decrease anxiety and increase focus in children with autism and ADHD as they prepare for your next therapy session in the waiting room.
Stimming usually involves repetitive behaviors, motions or sounds. This article outlines research pointing at anxiety and sensory processing as root causes.
Because of visual processing problems, crowded public places can easily overload individuals with autism, making them feel stressed and anxious, resulting in a meltdown. In today’s article we outline five of these aspects of visual processing that you may not have thought of.