Sensory Processing Disorder

The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

Playing in different ways and situations is vital to early childhood development. It’s good for their physicality, their mentality, and their senses too. This guide will explore the four different kinds of sensory play every child should experience for child development, including: Functional and observational playExploratory and sensory play activitiesGoal-orientated playImaginative and inclusive play The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development Let’s give your kids a boost and help them have a good time while they learn some essential life lessons. “Children who play more are more self-regulated, cooperative, considerate, friendly, and socially competent.  They display more appropriate social…
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The Different Types of Reading Disabilities and How to Help Your Child

The Different Types of Reading Disabilities and How to Help Your Child

Do you suspect that your child has a reading problem? Keep reading to learn about the different types of reading disabilities and what you can do to help your child. Helping your child read is a large part of helping them achieve success in their lifetime. Without strong reading skills, it can be difficult for them to advance in their education. There are different types of reading disabilities that can cause difficulties for your child to learn to read and to understand what they are reading. What Are The Different Types of Reading Disabilities? A reading disability is when someone…
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Weighted Blanket for Autism: What you need to know

Weighted Blanket for Autism: What you need to know

How does a weighted blanket work? Do weighted blankets help with autism? How does a weighted blanket help with sensory issues? How heavy should my weighted blanket be? Keep reading to answer all these questions about weighted blankets for autism! Weighted Blanket for Autism: What you need to know As a parent of a child with autism, chances are you have heard of using a weighted blanket. Many studies have confirmed that weighted blankets can help children and adults with autism. How do Weighted Blankets Help Autism? Weighted blankets use the power of Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation (DPTS). DPTS creates a calming…
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6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children

6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children

Does your child have sensitivity issues? If so, you know that seemingly minor irritations can cause significant problems. It can prove challenging to unearth the source of the distress, especially if your child can't communicate what's bothering them. Sensitive Children need accommodations to lessen the unexpected sources of irritation. 6 Unexpected Sources of Irritation for Sensitive Children With that in mind, the following six items consist of common irritants. These substances and activities can trigger emotional responses in those with heightened sensitivity. The next time you can't decipher why your child is acting out, consider these possibilities. Knowing this information…
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How do weighted blankets help with autism?

How do weighted blankets help with autism?

The world has been gaining awareness about psychology and the realm of mental illnesses year after another. There are a lot of talks, movies, tv-shows, songs, and online posts that enlighten the public about different kinds of disorders and how people cope with them. This awareness has led to a lot of changes in our world. Today, people are more aware, accepting, and understanding, and there are a lot of products dedicated to helping. Many products are now created to help people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) sleep more soundly. And surprisingly, the highest in-demand product is not a drug,…
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7 Uncomfortable Locations for Children With Sensory Issues

7 Uncomfortable Locations for Children With Sensory Issues

Whether your child has autism, sensory processing disorder, or other sensory needs, you want them to feel comfortable. There are many uncomfortable locations for children with sensory issues that you need to learn how to workaround. In today's post, we are going to talk about the top seven locations and ways to help support your child in these situations. 7 Uncomfortable Locations for Children With Sensory Issues By Dylan Bartlett of Just a Regular Guide You don't need to keep your child in a bubble, of course. Handling certain situations with forethought will improve their quality of life and makes…
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