Sensory integration treatment ideas and tips for Occupational Therapists, parents, and educators for students in classrooms, at home, and in outpatient treatment clinics. This is a great resource for children with Autism, SPD, and sensory integration needs or deficits.
The vestibular system is one of the bodys senses and responsible for awareness of our body in space and gravitational insecurity during tasks. Kids can use balance beams to work on integration of the vestibular sense, perfect for children who seek movement, run into objects, fear certain positions, have trouble visually tracking items in reading and written, and more. Occupational Therapy with a balance beam activities.
5-Step Exercise Proven to Significantly Benefit Children with Autism - According to recent research in a journal of Occupational Therapy, a 5-step yoga exercise program significantly benefits autistic children in the classroom. This program is part of a “Get Ready To Learn” (GRTL) intervention program. The yoga-based GRTL program was created in 2008 and is available nationwide with a focus on students ages 5 through 21 who have learning disabilities.