Sensory ideas to play at home with your child

What is Sensory Play? Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates your young child’s senses: touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. It helps children in many aspects of development including: Exploratory learning: sensory play is unstructured, open-ended, not product-oriented. Encourages imagination and creative play. Problem solving and concentration. Fine motor skills and coordination. Language development:[…]

The Seven Senses: An Introduction to Sensory Integration

What is Sensory Integration? Sensory Integration is the “organisation of sensations for use”. Our senses give us information about our body as well as the world around us. Sensory information flows into the brain at every moment, and the brain has to organise them so that we can move, learn and behave appropriately. This process[…]

How can I help my child with ADHD?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a controversial topic amongst parents, teachers and health care professionals. It sparks passionate debates about the diagnosis and treatment of this condition, with many opinions and beliefs. Some believe that medical intervention alone is sufficient treatment for ADHD, while others feel that medical doctors and psychiatrists over-prescribe and diagnose[…]

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