“Just like adults, children need to be able to calm their bodies and self-regulate. Not all children can do this on their own, however, which is why heavy work is so important.
Heavy work is any activity which requires you to use your muscles and joints, putting pressure on them as you move.” – Lemon Lime Adventures
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For further reading about Sensory Processing Disorder:
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