I was so impressed with this online experience. Obviously the theatre company has a lot of experience in providing shows for autistic children and a lot of thought has gone into how the show can be adapted for home use. It is done extremely well -any sensory seeker would love it!
In a school classroom, mainstream or otherwise, you will find a wide mix of children, all with differing sensory needs. Some may be sensory seekers and others sensory avoiders. Their learning styles and abilities will also vary. So is there a way of decreasing anxiety and making a classroom inclusive for all these children without making anyone feel singled out? Here are ten brilliant ideas to try:
Not all children find it easy to process the input they receive from their senses. I discuss this in more detail in this article. This is why, for children with Autism and/or Sensory Processing Disorder, sensory play can be so helpful! Research has shown that children who engaged in sensory play every day for 10 weeks neededContinue reading “Sensory Play and children with ASD and SPD”