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The Difference Between Weight and Compression items, explained.

Written on January 14, 2019 at 10:58 am, by

The Difference Between Weight and Compression items, explained. For kids with special needs, ASD, or SPD, proprioceptive feedback can be crucial to their development and help normalize the sensory input of their environments. One of the best ways to administer proprioceptive feedback to an individual with special needs is through weighted or compression items. We… CONTINUE READING

Proprioception, explained.

Written on January 8, 2019 at 10:01 am, by

Proprioception, explained. In the special needs community, there is a lot of talk about proprioception and proprioceptive feedback. Although the word sounds like a prehistoric dinosaur, it’s a pretty big neurological part of everyone’s lives. In short, proprioception is knowing where one’s body is in space. But it doesn’t stop there. What’s up with proprioceptive… CONTINUE READING

Sensory Seekers, Explained

Written on December 13, 2018 at 9:33 am, by

Sensory seekers, explained. In the autism community, there is a lot of talk about sensory seeking. And we mean a LOT. Scroll through Pinterest, Instagram, or any websites that offer products for kids with special needs, and you’ll find something that says the word “sensory.” This buzzword is kind of loaded, but there’s not a… CONTINUE READING