Dr. Winnie Dunn, occupational therapist, is a world-renowned expert the sensory experience, researcher and author of the book Living Sensationally. She has pioneered our understanding of our senses and helps us recognize that sensory processing is fundamental to our brains. Dr. Dunn fills us with hope and inspires us to live sensationally.
Blog Tag: sensory
You are probably surprised to learn that you have eight senses. Though in truth, you have more than eight senses, nonetheless for today we are just going to stick to eight for the purposes of understanding your brain and body, sensory sensitivity, and sensory overload.
We all have sensory sensitivity to some extent. First, we all have sensory sensitivity, because we are all sensitive to our senses! Second, for some people, this is a problem because they are over or under-sensitive compared to the rest of us. Third, this extra level of sensory sensitivity includes people of all ages. Fourth,
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
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
What does sensory autism mean? A sensory disorder is commonly associated with autism. However, it is important to know that sensory disorders and autism are not the same thing. Additionally, sensory autism is not a type of autism. This article explains more about sensory and autism and in particular, how they overlap. It is important
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
The best toys for autistic children are sensory toys. Because children with autism often have difficulty with their senses, sensory toys are in fact extra helpful. Sensory toys engage the senses: what you see, hear, taste, touch, smell, but also how you move your body and head and even how you feel “inside”. That is