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Asperger’s, Meltdowns, and the Feel-good Neurotransmitter

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.

Tactile defensiveness in Autism possibly caused by defect in brain white matter

A study published in February 2015 has found new clues. Tactile defensiveness of individuals with autism may have two main causes: Serotonin deficiency and defects in the brain’s white matter.

Sensory Enrichment Protocol: Memory of Sound and Touch

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.

Sensory Enrichment Protocol: Multisensory Memory Exercise / Game

Studies also showed that without memorization of the sensory information, there is no learning possible and recognition of one’s environment is almost impossible as it can’t be related to past experience.

Relaxation Technique: nature slideshow with beautiful music and mountains.

Multisensory therapy is all about doing short, gentle sensory exercises that help the brain. It’s not about repeating things over and over for hours, hoping that somehow the skill will be acquired. It’s about boosting the parts of the brain that can learn the skill naturally. In this case, the slideshow is designed for children […]

Art Slideshow – People

One of my exercises since last week is Art + Music 4 times a day. I created this slideshow for myself and for my son xavier who is doing some of the same exercises as I am at the moment. I did it with iPhoto. I am sharing it with all of you parents who […]