Children who are easily distracted, sensitive to light, and oversensitive to normal touching could be hypersensitive. This infographic from a child behavioral issues center in Cincinnati has more information on sensory disorders and their symptoms.
How Your Child’s Sensory Processing Issues May Change Over Time
Via SOS Therapy, Repinned by Penina Penina Rybak MA/CCC-SLP, TSHH CEO Socially Speaking LLC Author: "Autism Intervention in the iEra" Website: www.SociallySpeakingLLC.com Amazon Link: http://amzn.to/1QzHjNL
A Day in the Life of a Child With Sensory Processing Issues
Make a weighted sensory snake to give comfort to a child including those with Autism, ADHD and Sensory Processing Disorder. Gina from Little DeMoura Designs show you how in a step by step tutorial. #nationalcraftmonth #attheheartofyourproject
A4 poster that could be displayed in a staff room or circulated among staff. Shows some of the common sensory problem areas that students with autism, and other sensory difficulties, may experience. Not exhaustive but a clear starting point. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.
Does a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Look different in Adults versus Children
This chart is good information about meltdowns. *** But please remember that adults with ASD have "meltdowns" too, although they are very different***. As an adult it's not possible to throw a tantrum so the issues shown on the diagram manifest differently. (And differently in different ASD adults.) What's needed is acceptance and helping that person decompress and destress before a meltdown happens. -- http://www.theautismdad.com
At a Glance: Helping Kids With ADHD Manage Screen Time
This would be fabulous to translate into a quilt idea as well. Little dude would love it. Velvet, satin, minkee, suede, flannel, linen, denim, jersey, terry, corduroy.. etc etc. :) (I think here's it's actually a wall panel.)