Kim Pomares, co-founder of Mendability, shares his thoughts on the future of Sensory Enrichment Therapy™.
About Sensory Enrichment Therapy
Clinical Studies Validate Sensory Enrichment Therapy as an Effective Autism Treatment
Results showed that after 6 months of therapy 42% of the children in the sensory enrichment group achieved clinically significant improvement, compared to only 7% of the children in the standard care group.
Woo, C., & Leon, M. (2013). Environmental enrichment as an effective treatment for autism: A randomized controlled trial. Behavioral Neuroscience, 487-497.
Woo, C., Donnelly, J., Steinberg-Epstein, R., & Leon, M. (2015). Environmental enrichment as a therapy for autism: A clinical trial replication and extension. Behavioral Neuroscience, 412-422.
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The human brain is amazing.
Along with other parts of the body, its ability to grow, heal, and adapt are remarkable. It can rewire itself to adapt to the environment.
Environmental Enrichment improves brain plasticity and increases brain development.
As brain functions improve, the challenges we face start to decrease.
Sensory Enrichment Therapy
In clinical trials, 42% of the children in the enrichment group achieved clinically significant improvement after 6 months vs. 7% in the standard care group.
The results are:
A child who initiates more natural conversations
A child who is more comfortable in his own skin and the world around him
A child who can learn more confidently
More calm, more focus, more engagement
Deeper, less interrupted sleep
More interest in varied foods
Easier to cope with change and to transition
Is Sensory Enrichment Therapy a good match for your family?
See how other individuals similar to you progressed on the Mendability Sensory Enrichment program.