Everybody processes experiences individually and how we process sensory stimuli is no different! People like different foods , smells, textures; some people like roller coasters and some people get sea sick. However, sometimes if people have sensory processing difficulties, their sensory systems can interpret stimuli very differently.
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We focus on three key sensory systems to support children's readiness to learn;
Our children's bodies will usually tell us how their sensory systems are feeling long before their words do. Children might cover their ears, hum loudly, chew clothes, lean on walls, swing on chairs, move slowly or really quickly! Here's something that their bodies might be trying to say...
We provide constant opportunities for children to regulate. We incorporate movement into daily activities, provide alternative seating, have regular movement breaks as well as our dedicated movement area..
Here are some ways you can incorporate the sensory systems into activities at home..