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SENSORY PLAY TO DEVELOP A CHILD’S SOCIAL SKILLS

Our senses—vision, hearing, touch, taste, and smell—allow us to investigate the world around us. Sensory development is related to these senses. We all need social skills to connect and communicate with people on a daily basis. They comprise both verbal and non-verbal cues such gestures, body language, facial expressions, and speech. The development of social .

SENSORY PLAY

Any action that engages a young child’s mobility and balance as well as their senses of touch, smell, taste, sight, and hearing is considered to be engaging in sensory play. Play with sensory stimuli is crucial for young children’s development. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are encouraged to explore, comprehend, and learn about their worlds through .

SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDERS

Sensory integration refers to the processing, integration and organization of sensory information from the body and the environment . The inability to take in, organize and respond to sensory information in a meaningful & appropriate way referred to as sensory integration disorder or dysfunction. It can also be referred to as sensory processing disorder. The .

WORLD OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DAY 2022

The theme for this year is how occupational therapy (OT) provides more opportunity and choice to promote a more open and just society. So, how does it accomplish this? Occupational therapy is an allied health profession that treats physical, mental, developmental, and emotional conditions that impair a patient’s ability to perform daily tasks through the .

UNDERSTANDING SENSORY INTEGRATION

The processing, integration, and organization of sensory information from the body and the environment is referred to as sensory integration. This refers to how we perceive, interpret, and respond to (or ignore) information from our senses. Sensory integration is essential in all of our daily activities, such as eating, socializing, learning, and working. Our senses .

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