Links - Sensory Issues
The Autism Centre (UK)
Dedicated to providing information and help both to parents of Autistic Spectrum and brain injured children and to practioners in the Health and Education sectors.
Blue Balloon Occupational Therapy
In the area of pediatrics, we focus on a child’s ability to play, perform self-care activities, complete academic and school activities and interact with their friends. Our occupational therapists’ provide intervention and programming that is designed to help develop specific skills and strategies that are associated with a higher quality of life and independence.
Calm Comfort Blankets
Weighted blankets have been found to be very effective on children with autism, ADHD, and other sensory needs. These blankets are made by a special education teacher in Saskatchewan, Canada. Every blanket is custom made.
Custom Weighted Vests
Weighted vests are specifically designed therapeutic tools that provide a deep, calming input. This input can improve attention and focus, body awareness and regulation. This custom made weighted vest by Jill Daniels provides all the therapeutic benefits in fun, individual styles, typical of children’s clothing.
Manufactures therapy clothing and therapy equipment, imports and distributes many products which can be helpful for therapists, hospitals, schools, sport instructors, or anyone involved in physical, mental and intellectual development.
At InnovAid we enjoy helping people with special needs. We specialize in custom-made weighted vests, as well as many other weighted or constrictive items. A Canadian company located in Edmonton, Alberta.
Jenny’s SPD Connection
SPD Connection is devoted to helping kids with special needs by providing information and services to Educators, Healthcare Professionals and Parents working with children with disabilities.
The KID Foundation’s SPD Network (Resources for the Sensory Processing Disorder Community)
This web site began in 1996 to help parents, teachers, therapists, doctors, and others learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder. It has since become the primary Internet portal for information about these commonly misunderstood disorders.
Kid’s Campanions – Chewelry
A chewable and wearable fidget that is safe, stylish and effective. They are safe, bpa, phthalate, pvc, lead and latex free accessories made for children-teens.
An activity idea search engine for pediatric occupational therapy activities. Match skills you want to work on, with materials you have, to a detailed occupational therapy treatment activity.
Author Carol Kranowitz’s website. Carol specializes in sensory integration dysfunction.
S.I. Focus Magazine
An international resource for parents and professionals who want to stay informed regarding how to improve sensory integration and how to address sensory processing deficits and disorders.
Sensory Integration Network (UK and Ireland)
Sensory Integration Network is committed to the promotion and development of sensory integration theory and practice.
SIGN (Sensory Integration Global Network)
SIGN is made up of a group of volunteers who came together to protect the integrity and promote the body of work of A. Jean Ayres in Sensory Integration Theory and Intervention.
Soft® is the first line of inclusive clothing designed with the needs of all children in mind, including those with Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and tactile defensiveness. We use flat seaming and seamless construction for extra comfort, 100% of the softest combed cotton and our specially developed Soft Sensory Blends , wide collars, encased elastic waistbands, printed labels (tagless), custom fits, and much more.
Their vision is to build awareness and understanding of sensory processing disorders through education and collaboration.
A software and activity kit that supplies user friendly treatment strategies to support Sensory Processing, Sensory Integration and motor challenged children. Easily create unlimited trackers, planners, games and activity cards.
A sensory integration program, information about sensory issues, workshops and resources.