12 terms

Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory Processing Disorders
An approach to viewings the neural organizations of sensory information or an adaptive response
Intervention for SI
Control sensory input to improve sensory processing, facilitate sensory integrations and elicit an adaptive response
Firm pressure and resistance is less threatening than
light touch
Linear movement is less threatening than
Slow movement is less threatening than
rapid movement
Provide deep touch/firm pressure where the child can see the source of stimuli
Adverse affects of light touch
to face, abdomen, and palmer surfaces of the extremities
Apply tactile stimuli
in the direction of the hair growth
slow linear movements and deep-touch pressure
Follow tactile stimuli with
joint compressions
Tactile discrimination
provide deep touch pressure to the hands as well as the body, usually preformed with motor planning, graded activities requiring tactile discrim using a mixture of textures and items
provide firm touch, pressure, joint compressions, provide resistance to active movements, provide slow linear movement, resistance, and deep pressure, use weighted vest
slowly introduce linear movement with touch pressure in prone and provide resistance to active movements, linear vestibular stimuli, provide rapid rotary and angular movements with frequent starts/stops and accelerations/decelerations to increase ability to distinguish the pace of movement