vacation-friendly sensory tools

Vacation-Friendly Sensory Tools

Heading out? Pack vacation-friendly sensory tools for your time away from home. New sensory tools are exciting but most importantly, select items that are portable, durable and engage a variety of senses. Read on for fun ideas. Of course, if your child or teen has a favorite lap pad or … Read More

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Sensory Kits for Self-Regulation

Sensory kits are not just for home or school! Libraries, museums and airports are responding to special needs with sensory tools in a kit or sensory room. Sometimes an accommodation intended for one audience works for others too, observes Kate Carter, Youth Services Project Librarian at Multnomah County Library in Portland, … Read More

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Heel First! Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Toe Walking

Does your child walk on the toes or balls of the feet? Toe walking can lead to falling, and may be symptomatic of vestibular issues and developmental delays. Try our movement activities to help prevent and reduce toe walking. Remember to encourage kids to walk on their heels, and improve balance … Read More

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