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Parents often ask me for my favorite Sensory Resources.  I recently did a parent workshop to speak about OT tips and tricks for children with Sensory Processing Difficulties. I decided to put together a simple list of my go-to books, toys, and equipment for Sensory Processing.  So here it is!

 

SENSORY INTEGRATION BOOKS

Books are always a great Sensory Resource!  These are my go-to books, for kids and parents.

Books To Read To Your Sensory Kid…

Read My Book Review


MOVEMENT INPUT

Kids need to move! Here are my favorite Sensory Resources that provide Movement.

Wedge Seat Cushion

Spooner Board

Mini-trampoline

Disco-sit Cushion

Hammock Swing

46" Web Riders Web Swing - Black

Spider Swing

DEEP PRESSURE INPUT

Deep pressure over large portions of the body can be very calming.

Pressure Vest

Bean Bag Chair

 

Weighted Vest

Body Sox

Peapod

Weighted Blanket

TACTILE INPUT

I’ve written a lot of posts about fidgets and tactile materials for kids.  A really good fidget is quiet, unobtrusive, and really tactile!

Sensory Sticks

Stress Balls

Tangles

Boinks

FIDGIPOD Sensory Massage PAD for Special Needs/Carpal Tunnel

Fidgipods

Fidget Pencils

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Check back! I will continually add to this list as I discover new favorites.  If you have a favorite, please let us know- we love to discover new resources!

 

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