Blog Tag: sensory overload

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What Is the Meaning of Sensory Friendly?

Help is here to understand the meaning of sensory friendly.  In addition, you will also learn about your senses. First, know that sensory refers to any single sense.  However, it also can refer to any of your eight senses. Second, your senses include what you see, hear, taste, touch, smell.  Likewise, they also include your

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What Is Sensory Disorder?

Have you been told that your child has a sensory disorder? Maybe a teacher, occupational therapist, psychologist or doctor mentioned it?  It’s scary to hear and know that something is wrong with your child.  It’s frightening to hear words you may have never heard before describe your child’s symptoms.   Some sensory words described There are

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What You Need to Know About a Weighted Lap Pad

Have you heard someone say, “weighted lap pad” and wondered what that was?  Weighted lap buddies are being more commonly used by children, adults, and seniors. They are also used by people at home, school, and work.  In this blog post you will learn all about weighted lap pads, with answers to the following questions:

Young boy sitting in movie theatre with with his finger over his mouth.

What are Sensory – Friendly Movies?

Have you seen sensory-friendly movies advertised? Maybe you wonder: What do sensory-friendly films mean? What is an autism-friendly screening? What is a relaxed screening? What do sensory screenings mean then? What is a sensory-sensitive movie? What if they are all the same thing? What do sensory-friendly movies mean? A sensory-friendly movie changes your sensory experience. 

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Sensory Overload: Is it a Problem in Your Life?

You likely have many unanswered questions about sensory overload. Read on to discover if it is a problem in your life. And find helpful solutions. Sensory overload: A definition You may wonder, how do you explain sensory overload? It happens when the senses are overstimulated or overwhelmed.  You are likely already thinking of your five

Ear Muffs and Reducing Noise for Sensory Sensitivity

Do you experience sensory overload in noisy public places?  Furthermore, do you want to buy noise-cancelling ear muffs to help your child with sensory sensitivity?  On the other hand, are you curious about ways to reduce auditory sensitivity? Perhaps you ask, “how do I protect my baby’s hearing”? In this article, you learn all about

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Chair Socks, Chair Glides and Tennis Balls for Chairs

Are you trying to decide what type of chair socks, chair glides, or tennis balls for chairs to use in your classroom. Maybe at your workplace?  Do you wonder why teachers put tennis balls on chairs? You might wonder if you should use chair feet covers or tennis balls for chairs in your own home.

Mother and son grocery shopping.

Autism Hour vs. Sensory-Friendly Shopping

Have you heard about autism hour?  Or sensory-friendly shopping times?  Maybe you have seen a store promote a special autism hour?  Alternatively, do shops in your community promote sensory-friendly shopping times?  Or potentially you are curious about what autism hour is. You may be wondering what sensory-friendly shopping times mean and why it is growing

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Noise Reduction in Restaurants Is Key to Attracting Seniors

Savvy restauranteurs and coffee shop owners know restaurant noise is a problem and often ask, “How can I make my restaurant quieter?” Restaurants are notoriously noisy. Furthermore, many restaurants don’t realize the potential business that they are losing to hard-of-hearing patrons who, rather than speak up about the noise or ask for accommodations, just stop

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Sensory Kids: Getting Back to Normal

The time we will be considered to be ‘back to normal’ oftentimes seems so far away. But what resources are in place to help you transition your kids back into school after Coronavirus has passed for example?  Or back to normal after summer holidays?  Christmas break?  Especially your child with a sensory disorder?  There are

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