Sensory Integration in Daily Routines

Written by our Spring 2016 Student Inter Leah Holsten

Sensory processing/integration refer to how we take information from the environment and our response to this input. We all try and adapt to this information, but sometimes it looks like a “behavior” or interferes with daily routines.

Some children may be “seeking’ input their body needs by crashing into things, running around or looking at things up close. Other children may be “avoiding” input that is likely to be overwhelming by covering their ears, not liking bright lights or refusing certain foods.

Parents, teachers and other caregivers can incorporate strategies to help children be more successful and happy during these activities. Read More.