Category: Gross Motor
Transfer water and matching colors, trying not to spill. Learning, following instructions, fine and gross motor skills, visual and tactile processing, memory.
Children with autism tend to progress faster when they participate in regular physical exercise.
One of the most essential elements for a healthy brain is easily available and poorly managed by the child with autism: Oxygen. Oxygen is one of the most important elements of brain growth and healing. If for any reason a person has difficulty breathing for a period of time, their oxygen level is measured and doctors will ensure
Decades of research indicate that the cerebellum, which is the brain structure known for coordinating and refining motor movement, is also involved in the modulation of cognition and emotion. National Public Radio (NPR) recently released a two-part story on the life of a man without a cerebellum. In addition to moving in an awkward manner,
With spring break just around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan sensory and brain-enhancing activities to do with your child. Below are six great ideas you can do on a shoestring budget in any weather! Homemade paper plate puzzles. They are fun to make, and can be adjusted to suit the individual
It’s official! Environmental Enrichment (a.k.a. Mendability) is now validated as an effective therapy for autism
In May 2013, Behavioral Neuroscience published the results of the first study evaluating the effectiveness of Environmental Enrichment as a therapy for Autism. The results are very promising.
One strategy has worked for us. This strategy addresses tactile processing in general and the information coming from the sole of the foot in particular.