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A4 poster that could be displayed in a staff room or circulated among staff. Shows some of the common sensory problem areas that students with autism, and other sensory difficulties, may experience. Not exhaustive but a clear starting point. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources

from The Baby Bump Diaries

Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks

Sensory play is vital to early childhood development, create a handful of Touch and Feel Sensory Sticks in under 15 minutes and for less than a few dollars - meaningful toys don't need to expensive!

from Integrated Learning Strategies

Does a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Look different in Adults versus Children

Does a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Look different in Adults versus Children |


A Mind Map, created in PowerPoint, that works as a poster or as a mini presentation, and that could be used as part of staff training or to build awareness. This list of difficulties is not exhaustive but is a flavour of some of the issues that can affect students with dysgraphia.


Tips for Helping a Sensory Seeking Child when you Can't Afford Therapy - great list of ideas to incorporate at home and at school


How Your Child’s Sensory Processing Issues May Change Over Time

Via SOS Therapy, Repinned by Penina Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH CEO Socially Speaking LLC Author: "Autism Intervention in the iEra" Website: Amazon Link:


SPECIAL INVITATION TO ALL FOLLOWERS OF THIS BOARD TO ANSWER AN OT DISCUSSION QUESTION: Occupational Therapist Tamsin wants help brainstorming all the different ways that OTs can simulate what it feels like for kids who have SPD. These ideas can then be used for teachers and parents in workshops so that they can get an idea of what the children experience on a day-to-day basis. Please contribute here!


Nice to have knowledge of the triggers for children with #autism #asd. Even if you know as a parent, do your friends and family know? #autismawareness

from Mosaic Weighted Blankets Blog

Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.

from Parenting Chaos

Understanding High Functioning Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorders can be confusing. No two children are alike. No two cases are the same. Doctors are still figuring out the ins and outs of the spectrum. Misinformation is plentiful. It can definitely be a beautiful mess to navigate. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources