sensory modulation

sensory modulation

interpreting and filtering sensory information.

sen·so·ry mod·u·la·tion

(sen'sŏr-ē mod'yū-lā'shŭn)
The ability to regulate and organize reactions to sensory input in a graded and adapted manner by balancing excitatory and inhibitory inputs and adapting to environmental changes.
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Several studies have documented patterns of these sensory processing differences related to sensory modulation in the autism population when compared to children who are typically developing (Liss, Saulnier, Fein, & Kinsbourne, 2006; Watling, Deitz, & White, 2001).
Infants manage behavioural reactions to sensation according to their sensory thresholds through the process of sensory modulation.
Children with ADHD symptoms displayed greater abnormalities in sensory modulation.
It is described as "a state-of-the-art building" with sensory modulation rooms, a gym, internal courtyards and plenty of natural light.
The state-of-the-art building includes sensory modulation rooms, a gym, internal courtyards and plenty of natural light.
Charlie's teacher at Beacon Hill, Francesca Mears said: "Charlie requires an extended amount of sensory modulation such as bouncing on a daily basis as part of Charlie's autism.
Fieldwork, occupational therapy, psychiatry, sensory modulation
They focus on promoting gross and fine motor, visual, and sensory skills like strength and endurance, body awareness, balance, manual speed and dexterity, eye-hand coordination, visual attention and tracking, sensory modulation, and tactile and auditory discrimination and awareness.
In both of the applications just mentioned, an effective stimulation paradigm depends on the stimulation parameters selected for sensory modulation.
Programs designed to help children with autism, ADD, ADHA, developmental delay, sensory modulation disorders and/or learning disabilities, overcoming sensor and motor-processing difficulties; focuses in gross, fine and oral motor skills;academic construction and pragmatic and developmental behavior.
In sensory modulation disorder, a person has difficulty regulating and organizing the type and intensity of his or her responses to sensory input from the body (such as movement) or the environment (such as sound) (Miller, Anzalone, Lane, Cermak, & Osten, 2007).
Three primary diagnostic groups have been categorized within this global umbrella term to describe children who have difficulty regulating and organizing responses to sensory input: sensory modulation disorder, sensory discrimination disorder, and sensory-based motor disorder.