Sensory Needs of Kids – Touch

“We all programmed to want touch, especially human touch, but, as with every sensory system, there is a wide range of normal when it comes to tactile input. Some kids are hypersensitive to touch and might object to specific textures, avoid being hugged and be very sensitive to temperature changes.” – Planet Smart Pants CLICK…

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Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty (Sensory Toy)

(affiliate): “It’ll Be Like Putty In Your Hands.” It’s called Thinking Putty because while you do whatever you want with it, your brain relaxes and opens up to all kinds of creative thinking. Need it? Yes. And you can also knead it. Or bounce it, bend it, tear it, stretch it, snap it, pop it.…

Vestibular Input: Sensory Processing Explained

“Vestibular is all about balance and movement. All children require this movement and input for proper development. The problem occurs when a child is either over or under responsive to this input.” – Lemon Lime Adventures CLICK HERE: Vestibular Input: Sensory Processing Explained For vestibular tools and toys you can use at home, consider the…

What is the Difference Between Speech and Language?

My youngest son went to speech therapy for more than a year to help him. But I would have been hard-pressed to explain the difference between speech and language. Playing with Words 365 explains just what is the difference between speech and language. CLICK HERE: What is the Difference Between Speech and Language?

What You Missed in March on The Sensory Spectrum

With the closing of March 2015, I want to extend a very warm welcome to The Sensory Spectrum’s newest followers. I’m glad you’ve joined our sensory community. And I’m so grateful to my dedicated followers. I love reading your comments and emailing back and forth. Your feedback makes me want to find even more inspiring…

25+ Ideas for Teaching Kids Who Can’t Sit Still!

“Do you have an active learner?  Then you will love this collection of more than 25 ideas to teach kids who can not sit still!” – Preschool Powol Packets CLICK HERE: 25+ Ideas for Teaching Kids Who Can’t Sit Still!  For further reading about sensory challenges in the classroom, consider the following affiliate links:  

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