"Isaiah demonstrates differences in his sensory registration (low), sensation seeking, sensory sensitivity, and sensation avoiding, more than other children his age. He also has a low threshold for some sensations. He also demonstrates differences in auditory, tactile, vestibular, and oral sensory processing. .... It is highly recommended that Isaiah receive regular, strong sensory input spread throughout his day to help reduce his seeking of some sensations and avoidance of others, as well as to help reduec his rigidity of daily activities."
We've been doing "brushing" every day since the OT showed us how, and he absolutely LOVES it. We do need to work on being more consistant with it, though, since that's a huge factor in its effectiveness. I need to find an online source for a couple more brushes, just so we aren't ever without one. I've found a couple, but they all seem to be come pre-packaged saturated in sugrical scrub solution. Not ideal for the kid who puts everything into his mouth.
There were quite a few other suggestions, both for providing deep sensory input and vestibular input, as well as for oral activities. Speaking of which, I ordered him another ChewyTube a couple weeks ago, and it's already lost. Grr. I guess I'll order another one and tie a ribbon to it.
For those of you who have little ones with SPD, I'd love to hear your ideas and suggestions! What are your favorite activites to do?