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,
Why a special needs child can’t sleep is linked to many factors including activity levels, light, food, and temperature. You can help your child sleep.
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.
Anxiety levels and meltdowns in Asperger’s are shown to be linked to abnormalities in brain Serotonin levels. Sensory Enrichment Therapy can help as an autism treatment. Here’s an example of an exercise.
School is often a loud and busy place with many transitions. Here are some ideas that may help you to reduce your child’s anxiety at school.
Soft touch on the forearm evokes an individual’s awareness of others and promotes emotional control. Autism therapies should include protocols to rehabilitate the sense of touch in order to facilitate the development of social awareness.
Children with autism tend to progress faster when they participate in regular physical exercise.