Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties. The activities on this poster are specifically designed so...
The 12 Types of Play Infographic depicts how play evolves as children grow, how social development is linked with play, and the important role parents have in supporting children’s learning through play.
The Ultimate Guide to Sensory Swings ⋆ Parenting Chaos
Sensory swings provide many benefits for kids, and they are a lot of fun. We have used sensory swings for years in our home and they have been a fantastic resource for my children. When we first started using sensory swings I was a bit weary of installing one in our home because the information …
Primitive Motor Reflexes & Their Impact on a Child's Function
This Blog and Infographic will review tonic reflexes, their significance if the reflex persists beyond the typical age range, and the possible impact on a child’s functioning and role performance. Last but not least, this blog will suggest therapeutic interventions that are known to help inhibit the activation of tonic reflexes and advance postural control as a foundation for optimal functioning.
Vestibular and Proprioceptive Sensory Activities - Best Toys 4 Toddlers
I always get confused with terms vestibular and, especially proprioceptive. This is the reason why I have set myself to learn exactly what these 2 terms mean when it comes to sensory play. The last five senses we’ve discussed are stimulated by external factors. There are also lesser-known senses that relate to the body’s internal...Read More »
Physical Activities for Kids Using an Exercise Ball - The Inspired Treehouse
These fun physical activities for kids require only two simple things – an exercise ball and some space to play! This year I’ve been lucky enough to have lots of time at home with my 16-month-old. And while I try to cherish every single minute with him, I’ll be honest. Sometimes the days can feel kind ... Read More about Physical Activities for Kids Using an Exercise Ball
25 Occupational & Physical Therapy Supplies to Start the School Year Right - The Inspired Treehouse
Start rethinking those boring old occupational and physical therapy supplies! We’ve got 25 fun things to add to your therapy bag this year! *This post contains affiliate links. Read more. It’s the beginning of a new school year and you open your therapy bag to get organized and inspired by taking a peek at your old ... Read More about 25 Occupational & Physical Therapy Supplies to Start the School Year Right