Friday, April 30, 2010
Attaching stretchy spandex like material between two handles provides a great motor planning activity that increases body awareness because it provides proprioceptive feedback. I ask children to do this while riding a horse and work on following directions such as- hold arms up high, turn to the left or touch the head with it. Here are some other tips for increasing body awareness:
Barbara Smith, M.S., OTR/L
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Objectives For Treating Sensory Processing Disorder. Sensory processing disorder SPD impacts a persons abilities to interpret sensory information such as touch, movement or whether or not two shapes look the same. Individuals with...
Friday, April 16, 2010
Disorders Similar To Sensory Integration Disorder. Dysfunction in sensory integration DSI impacts the brains ability to organize information from the sense organs -- such as the skin and muscles -- and use it to interact with th...
Monday, April 12, 2010
Vestibular Activities For Sensory Integration Disorder. The vestibular sense---also called the balance sense--tells your body how to shift your weight when your center of gravity changes. This is seen when a person responds to a stumble...