Category Archives for "Sensory processing"

Sensory processing issues and social events

With the weather turning cold, most people can’t resist the urge to start baking and/or eating comfort foods.  October and November always brings about a difficult situation – birthday parties and fall weddings. The noise, the crowds, and then the unhealthy party food, it’s almost too much to bear.  However, here are some sensory solutions to […]

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How the squeeze machine came to be

We had published a few articles lately about sensory processing issues and thought that it wouldn’t feel complete with an exploration of the squeeze machine developed by Temple Grandin. For those of you that have seen the movie you will understand what we are talking about. The squeeze machine was invented by Temple Grandin to help relieve […]

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Product Ideas for children with sensory processing issues

In our last post we looked at techniques and products that would help adults with sensory processing issues. As its coming up towards Christmas  we thought we would do a similar list for children.   Here’s some ideas of products that you may like. Some great sensory products more geared towards children that can help alleviate […]

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Techniques to deal with sensory processing sensitivity in adults

In a previous blog we discussed the issues surrounding sensory processing disorder. Due to the fact that every person is differently affected by SPD, it is important to receive occupational therapy with a sensory approach to tailor the session to your individual needs.  The occupational therapist can work with you to find different calming techniques […]

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Sensory Processing Disorder In Adults With Autism

Every person needs to integrate the signals that we receive through our senses to do daily activities.  However, for people with Asperger’s Syndrome this is difficult because of Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). For those of you that are unfamiliar with SPD, here is an explanation from the SPD Foundation: “Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD, formerly known […]

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