Teaching Emotional Intelligence
What is emotional intelligence (EQ)? It's is the ability to connect with other people successfully. By understanding our own feelings we can understand others
Benefits of Sensory Fiber Optics Integration
These spaghetti-like strands full of light can take on the form of a variety of presentations and are very useful for stimulating both vision and touch.
Multisensory Room For Down Syndrome
Down syndrome. Perhaps you know someone diagnosed with the extra chromosome 21: those irresistible individuals with knowing eyes, loving hands, and huge hearts.
A Multisensory Room For Fighting Depression?
So, how can a multisensory room help fight depression? Let's first look at the causes.
Sensory Diet for Autism
You may be familiar with the term sensory diet - using sensory items for autism to feed the sensory system with sights, sounds, smells, taste, touch, and motion. A sensory diet for people with autism is designed to suit the specific sensory needs of their nervous system.
Sensory Processing Disorder and Stimming
We are sensory beings. And the way, quality, and efficiency of perceiving sensory information can directly affect our behavior, motor skills, and self-image.
Calming or Interactive Multisensory Room Equipment?
With so much multisensory room equipment available, if you step into a multisensory room, what you witness is outstanding. The lights, sounds, music, tones, textures, feel, and scents can be pleasurable, calming, alerting, and have been known to raise endorphin levels.
Does A Sensory Diet Help With Pain Management?
When we think of sensory diets, which are used for treating Sensory Processing Disorder, we often think of children with neurological challenges such as Autism. However, sensory processing disorder in adults is just as real, having a direct impact on chronic pain. In fact, the right sensory input like deep touch for example, can act as a pain inhibitor and release endorphins to reduce pain perception.
A Guide to Creating the Perfect Multisensory Waiting Room
Whether you have a dental, medical, or other professional office, making your clients feel at ease and relaxed can go a long way in providing a customer experience that says, “we care.” So, why not consider a multisensory waiting room in your office? One that can really engage your visitors and enhance their overall experience.
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.
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