GriffinOT provides resources and information on SPD for parents and teachers. In addition to our online sensory processing disorder training packages, our website includes a number other posts that you may find helpful. This includes information on sensory processing disorder and we also discuss equipment and strategies that are recommended for children with sensory issues.
Sensory seating is sometimes suggested by occupational therapists or used by teachers with children who are constantly fidgeting in their seat. There is a wide variety of different types of alternate seating on the [...]
Proprioception is often called our hidden sixth sense. Our proprioceptors are located in our muscles and joints and they process information when we move. The stretch of our muscles and the position of [...]
The vestibular system is often called our balance sense. The system itself is located in the part of our inner ear called the vestibule, this is how it gets its name. The vestibule [...]
Wobble or air-filled cushions are frequently seen in schools. The cushions are typically circular (like the Disc-o-Sit) or wedge-shaped (e.g. Move n Sit). They are often the first thing that is recommended to a [...]
Fidget Toys are commonly recommended by occupational therapists or tried out by teachers for children who are constantly fiddling at their desk. For some children, they might just mean the difference between concentrating and [...]
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