8 Winter Sensory Diet Must-Dos!
Too cold to go outside? While that depends on where you live (lucky you if not!), weather conditions that are too cold, too hot, or too rainy can keep most of us indoors, which can be bad news for our sensory diets.
8 Tips to Reduce Anxiety
We’re all anxious and it’s silly, because the more technology that’s developed to ease our lifestyles, the more anxious we've become.
Tips on Setting Up a Sensory Bedroom
While several types of sensory room exist, each with their own unique uses, the sensory bedroom is certainly one of the most popular, and can be used to aid a range of disorders, from dementia to ADHD.
How to Help ADHD with the Right Sensory Diet
A good sensory diet can be of help with some individuals and even for those without ADHD. Feeding our sensory system not only provides it with much-needed input but can provide it with the right form of sensory input to maximize functional outcomes and overall well-being
The Five Senses and Motor Integration
The five senses and motor Integration (sensory-motor integration) are at the core of how we learn and the motivation behind exploring our environment. We often tend to separate the way we view the body into segments.
Helping Dementia Patients with Aromatherapy
aromatherapy has been practiced for an incredibly long time, and boasts an abundance of benefits.
6 Anger Management Strategies
Anger often becomes a pattern where we don’t even realize how often we are spewing out harmful comments, criticisms, and aggression. We'd like to take a look at ways of preventing anger from becoming a pattern of thought and to encourage a change in behavior early on
How to Improve Communication in the Digital Age
Communication in the digital age is less verbal and more like swipe, text, send. Whoops! Did I mean that? We’re connecting faster and more frequently and yet... are we?
Attending Family Gatherings with an Autistic Child
A key defining feature of autism is the possession of sensory sensitivities. While becoming underwhelmed does pose its own difficulties, many severe autistic reactions are in response to overstimulation.
Stress Management: 8 Tips to Minimize It
Got stress? If so, you're not alone. Stress is highly prevalent in our society and follows most of us throughout the day, causing anxiety, high blood pressure, difficulty in our relationships and just an overall feeling of blah.
What is in a Calming Sensory Room Package?
Building a sensory room for your child can feel like a daunting task. The variety of products available can seem endless, and it's difficult to know which ones are best for your child.
Sensory Savvy Back to School Tips
And summer is over, just like that! Back to school again? For those with special needs like sensory processing disorder (SPD), Autism, or learning differences, back-to-school can be a major transition.
Sensory Solutions for the Summer Vacation
At Experia USA, we understand that organizing and going on vacations for special needs families can be a stressful time. A change in routine can be scary for many children who suffer from autism and other sensory diagnoses.
Alzheimer’s Disease: A Multisensory Room Approach
An estimated 5.7 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease, and the number of people living with dementia worldwide is currently estimated at 47 million
How to Connect with Later Stage Alzheimer’s Patients
With last month (June) being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we at Experia USA strongly believe the productive conversations of the campaign should continue into the rest of the year and beyond. In this post, we’ll provide advice on talking to someone with Alzheimer’s and communicating with dementia patients.
IRiS: Your Multisensory Room Assistant
As you enter a multisensory room, you might just be greeted with a visual delight such as bubble tubes, fiber optics, projected images on the wall, interactive boards, and other interactive pieces of equipment that stimulate, calm, and integrate the senses.
Sensory Processing Disorder Explained
It’s a term we hear quite often, and getting Sensory Integration Disorder or Sensory Processing Disorder explained properly can be quite hard work.
Where’s Your Multisensory Room?
A multisensory room may be one of the most delightful, engaging and calming environments you can experience
Mindfulness May Improve Attention
In general, someone who is mindful is someone we think of who is present, who notices, who remembers. And, mindfulness may improve attention.
Bubble Tubes for ADHD
Bubble tubes have the ability to calm or stimulate and encourage interaction. There is something so compelling about a bubble tube! More often than not, it is the center of a multisensory room experience.