Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.
Interesting break down of coping skills Looks like this could be a really great resource for parents of children with an ASD. Though these options might work for your kid, as well, we think it is important to dedicate a little coping to yourself, as well.
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