A Definitive Guide to Treating Sensory Processing Disorders

Did you recently found out that your child has sensory processing issues? Were you devastated by the news, or you became worried if your kid will ever be able to reach his potential? Are you presently looking for a treatment therapy that can help address your child’s sensory issues? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you are not alone. You see, sensory processing disorder is now a popular condition that a lot of kids in Singapore and other parts of the world are living with. 

The good thing about the condition is that it can be treated. That said, you need to keep in mind that there are a lot of sensory integration treatment therapies out there, as the effects of the condition vary from kid to kid. 

In this article, we are going to be taking a close look at some of the leading treatments for sensory disorder in Singapore. 

The following article by Beth Arky unveils some of the best treatments for sensory processing issues. 

Treating Sensory Processing Issues

On a gray Sunday afternoon in December, families are flocking to a small, colorful gym housed in a school on a quiet block in Brooklyn. Inside, children are jumping into a ball pit, crashing into mountains of supersized pillows, rolling and bouncing on huge balls– Read more here.

You likely now know a thing or two about some of the most effective treatment therapies for Sensory processing disorder. You also now know how these therapies have helped a lot of kids overcome the condition. Do you suspect that your kid has the condition? If yes, then you should read the next article as it unveils some signs of it. 

The following article by Pathways answers some important questions about sensory integration disorder in children.

Sensory

Most people are familiar with five senses – sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. However, we also receive input through two additional senses: The vestibular sense, or movement and balance sense, gives us information about where our head and body are in spaceRead more here.

The above article has certainly given you new insights about sensory disorder in kids. It has also brought to light some signs that a kid has the condition, as well as some of the leading treatment therapies for the condition. But do you know that these therapies can also help kids with autism? Read the next article to find out more. 

The following article by Autismspeaks explains how sensory integration therapy can benefit kids with autism. 

Study Finds Sensory Integration Therapy Benefits Children with Autism

A new study backs parent reports that sensory integration therapy improves daily function in children with autism. The research, led by occupational therapists at Philadelphia’s Jefferson School of Health Professions, appears online in the Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersRead more here.

The above article has certainly given you a clear picture of how sensory integration can benefit kids with autism. Note that deep and extensive research was carried out to determine just how effective these therapies are on kids with autism. 

Final note 

Sensory processing disorder is not like other conditions that can be treated with drugs or medication. It requires carefully planned therapies to address it. The good thing about these therapies is that they can also help kids with autism improve their tolerance and reduce their sensitivity to the point that they can comfortably do things like regular kids. 

Before signing your kid up for any of the leading SPD therapies that are available, it is wise that you first consult a specialist. Doing this, will go a long way in helping you narrow down the best treatment therapy for your kid.