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.
There is a solution for brain health.
But there is a problem.
This solution doesn’t look or feel like the solution you may have expected. In the middle of the sea of options and information, it is going unnoticed because of what the solution is, and who is delivering it.
Sensory Enrichment Therapy™ is designed to enhance everything you are already doing. This article has been designed to help you realize how you can reach your goals and still have time for everything else that matters. Continue reading for 6 recommendations that will help you maximize the time your spend with your child.
Looking for worthwhile activities for your autistic child during his free time? Read about the research pointing to the benefits of downtime and unguided discovery.
Scientific American™ reviews the pilot study of Sensory Enrichment Therapy that activates the mechanisms of brain plasticity to treat autism.
A review of a study published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. People used to think that past a certain age, you could not change the way your brain works. They would even say your abilities diminished over time with the loss of thousands of brain cells every day. Thankfully, this is no longer the case. More […]
Summer has arrived! While fun and exciting for many, this season can bring more stress and anxiety for kids on the autism spectrum. The freedom, adventure, and friendships portrayed in movies about summertime are often overshadowed by overwhelming anxiety. Changes in a child’s routine lead to unpredictability, warmer temperatures make it difficult to stay comfortable, […]
This first mention of the research on words content and their influence is only to remind the parent that songs have a very different impact than instrumental music which is why the therapeutic effect of a soothing symphonic piece will have an effect, while a song will not.
These new tools will improve the child’s learning abilities, and their capacity to store information in more than one area. This exercise will also help the development of auditory processing and selectivity which are deficiencies in children with autism.
More and more we see that it is better to stick as closely as possible to all natural ingredients. With Sensory Enrichment we are a little less concerned about synthetic products because there are studies that show that “enriched” brains are resilient to neurological challenges such as exposure to toxins like lead or pre-natal alcohol. Professor […]