Sensory processing is – simply – someone’s ability to: Take in; Organise and Respond to sensory information from their immediate environment. People with sensory processing issues can find it difficult to make sense of the world around them. And this can lead to being labelled “clumsy”, “disruptive” or “out of control”. It can make it…Details
Occupational Therapists (OTs) recommend that single bed weighted blankets weigh 10% or slightly more of a user’s body weight. Find out more about how to get the right weight of weighted blanket to make sure you get the best calming and sleep experience possible.Details
People – and especially children – with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)* can come across as day dreamers. They often have difficulty following instruction. They may fail to complete their work or school tasks. And they can struggle with social interactions. The truth is, they’re not being lazy. They just fail to complete assigned tasks to…Details
A weighted lap blanket or pad is a small, heavy blanket the size of a tray. It is heavy because it is usually filled with something that gives it weight, such as glass beads or poly pellets. Many people with sensory processing challenges find using weighted lap blankets at school, home or work can help…Details
Today is International Asperger’s Day, although medical professionals now see the syndrome as part of the autism spectrum and not separate.
So, we’re celebrating 9 heroes who either are – or may have been – on the autism spectrum.
Please, celebrate with us.Details