Friday, December 16, 2016

3 Benefits of a Sensory Gym for Your Child with Special Needs

The joys of parenting hold true no matter what your child’s abilities are. But when your child has a sensory processing disorder (SPD), you face a set of challenges most parents do not. Everyday settings often don’t accommodate children with SPD. A child who is over-sensitive might find stimuli like light, physical touch, or food overwhelming. Children who are under-sensitive, on the other hand, might crave so much stimulation it’s hard to meet their needs. For kids on either end of the spectrum, sudden changes in their environment or new settings can lead to tantrums that are difficult to come down from. It’s…  Read in browser »

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