Proprioception is the sensation that our musles, joints, ligaments and tendons receives that allows the brain know how and where the body is moving. While most of us can sense this automatically without thought, children with ASD and Sensory Intigration Disorder, this becomes a very real problem. Seemingly easy tasks such as walking or running are very difficult and frustrating to do. You will find that some of the different sensory diets over lap in the systems to which they help.
Here are some games we play at our house. Try to get a verity of standing, sitting, and kneeling positions in. It will help with different muscle groups and to teach them how to stay balanced in different positions. Remember do not force these games, make it fun. Don’t hold back, have a good laugh at, er I mean with your kids. Continue....