This little video is my way of trying to raise some awareness of Sensory Processing. It is inspired by this post.
The school playground, especially if its a large school, can be a daunting and scary place for autistic children. There is a lot going on, a lot of noise, a lot of people and this can all be anxiety provoking and confusing.
Here are ten great ideas schools could try to help make playtime more bearable for autistic children and those with Sensory Processing Disorder.
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 needed…