SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER
The following articles and information, written and recommended by our Southpaw Advisory Board may assist with some of the questions, that may arise when dealing with children who may be showing signs of SPD.
AYRES SENSORY INTEGRATION
Dr. A. Jean Ayres, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, an occupational therapist and psychologist systematically investigated the nature of the way the brain processes sensory information so that it can be used for learning, emotions and behavior, creating sensory integration theory as it is currently used in occupational therapy practice and applied in pediatrics and childhood education.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND MULTI-SENSORY ENVIRONMENTS
Southpaw Multi-Sensory Environments are controlled, meaningful and demand-free spaces designed to empower users to overcome sensory deficits. By providing a form of communication that focuses on the natural process of multi-sensory stimulation, users at all functioning levels can improve motor development and increase awareness, focus and concentration. Southpaw’s customized Multi-Sensory Environments do not rely on verbal communication, and provide stimulation for those clients who would otherwise be difficult to reach
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SENSORY INTEGRATION CLINICS
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Jigsaw Occupational Therapy Limited is a specialist provider for children and young people living in the South East of England. Their dedicated assessment and sensory integration therapy centre is the first and only one of it's kind in Sussex.
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