Sensory Therapy

Summary

Sensory processing (also called sensory integration) is a term used to describe the process in which the nervous system interprets messages it gets from the senses and turns those messages into appropriate motor and behavioral responses.

Hints for Parents

Don't Underestimate Your Child's Need to Chew!

Chewing has many benefits – it assists with attention, is calming and can stimulate the jaw muscles. There are many types of chew tubes and pencil toppers available.

Sensory Therapy Articles

Understanding Behaviors

An indepth look at the sensory processes necessary for equilibrium.  Based on the conference, Becoming a Behavioral Detective, by Kim Barthel.

Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 08:44