Sensory-friendly spaces are quiet, stimulant-lacking areas that allow children to calm down or self-regulate. While sensory rooms (and Snoezelen rooms or multi-sensory rooms) are typically found in schools and therapy facilities, creating a sensory-friendly area at home will ...
Many of the children we work with have difficulties processing everyday sensory information. Their senses may be over or under-sensitive to stimuli at different times, and these sensory differences can impact their behavior and have lasting effects on their development.
As our society continues on the path of great technological advancements, there are some that question why we are still teaching our children handwriting. The “to teach, or not to teach” debate is real in the year 2017, aka the Keyboard Age. In a world of keyboards, is it really ...
Happy National Occupational Therapy Month everyone! This month is particularly meaningful because The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) just celebrated their 100th anniversary. The concept of engaging in meaningful therapeutic activities has been the foundation of ...
Twinkle, twinkle little… Did you finish the song? Most likely you did. "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" is is one powerful song we employ with our children with autism in music therapy at the Sunny Days Sunshine Center. Having a child fill in the gap is based on the concept that
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