Great Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills
While we think of handwriting skills in school-age children, early development plays a role in children gaining pencil control. There is so much we can do to build those early writing skills before children pick up a pencil!
Who Can Benefit From A Compression Sheet?
Sensory compression sheet offers deep touch pressure (like a hug), which helps regulate the nervous system. Deep touch pressure releases serotonin which then turns into melatonin, leading to deeper, more restful sleep.
10 Benefits of Weighted Vests for Children and Adults with Autism
A weighted vest provides deep touch pressure (DTP) or proprioceptive which has a calming, organizing effect on the child and occupational therapists often recommend the wearables as part of a comprehensive sensory diet to help children with autism who have sensory processing disorder or self-regulation difficulties.
4 Ways Weighted Blankets Can Actually Help You
Wrapping yourself up in a blanket can feel like one giant hug — with the right blanket, that is. If it’s soft, warm, and cozy, that’s a good start. But have you ever thought about how the weight of your blanket affects how comfortable it is? A heavy, weighted blanket can actually be more comforting and even beneficial to your health than its lighter counterpart.
Benefits and Uses of Weighted Vests for Autism
A weighted vest is a garment worn over clothing with extra weight added within the vest. This is done either by using heavy fabric or filling the vest’s pockets with weighted objects such as steel bars or sandbags. It is designed to add between five to ten percent of a person’s body weight.
Sensory Rooms at World Cup Stadiums Help Create Memorable Experience for Fans with Special Needs
The SC, FIFA and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC have worked together closely to prioritise accessibility throughout tournament preparations, in line with the FIFA Sustainability Strategy.