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arose from the work of Ayres (see Ayres, 1972) and was popularized in the 1970's.
Occupational therapists have been involved in sensory integration
since it was introduced by Dr.
The process of the brain organising and interpreting this information is called sensory integration
Miller said physicians should be sure that the occupational therapist they refer their patients to is certified to administer the Sensory Integration
and Praxis Test (SIPT).
is the ability we have to take in information through our senses (touch, smell, taste, vision and hearing), put it together with our memories and experience to make meaning of the world around us.
Sherry Haar, assistant professor in apparel, textiles, and design at Kansas State University, Manhattan, designed the beetle-themed costume and helmet with small attachments to make therapy fun and effective for youngsters with sensory integration
dysfunction, which is commonly found in those with other disabilities such as autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Autistic children often experience difficulties with sensory integration
There are many sensory integration
techniques that are used with children with autism.
dressage arena, a sensory integration
trail, parent and family viewing areas.
The Third Edition of the longstanding and successful resource book, Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration
, written by three knowledgeable and practiced Occupational Therapists; Ellen Yack, BSc, Med, OT & Paula Aquilla, BSc, OT & Shirley Sutton, BSc, OT, is available June 9th.
ARK's Weighted Pencil is a writing tool recommended for individuals with sensory integration
issues and/or undeveloped fine motor control.