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.
Category: Sensory Processing
Transfer water and matching colors, trying not to spill. Learning, following instructions, fine and gross motor skills, visual and tactile processing, memory.
Science shows that silence is good for you. Researchers did experiments with animals and found that exposure to silence prompted cell development in the brain. This article includes some practical suggestions and answers to frequently asked questions.
In this article we will review strategies that help individuals with tactile defensiveness, as well as other sensory processing issues related to touch, so that they can also implement touch exercises, and reap the benefits of an increase in brain plasticity.
Volunteers Needed. Studying the Effects of an Internet-Based In Home Sensory Enrichment Exercise Program.
Contact Cindy: 617-855-2973 to participate.
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.