Sensory Integration Therapy
Sensory integration therapy is a process by which children build and strengthen the connections within the brain that most young people develop through childhood experiences. It was originally developed for children with learning disabilities but now it is used with many other populations including schizophrenia, chronic mental illness, autism, mental retardation, and dementia.
How does it Benefit?
Children are the largest benefactors of sensory integration therapy, but parents and caregivers also benefit. By providing coping strategies and treating the condition, our therapists help children overcome these issues and help children build the mental and physical framework within their nervous system to properly perceive sensory input, regulate his or her responses, and understand the significance behind a particular, texture, movement, or sound.
Benefits of Sensory integration approach:
- Improves balance and coordination.
- Improves attention.
- Improves motor skills (gross and fine).
- Improves social interaction and communication skills.
- Development of self and facilitate the organization of the nervous system.
- Develop positive behavior patterns.
- Enables success in activities of daily living and occupations.
- Improves the quality of life.