OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND SENSORY INTEGRATION : EQUIPMENT AND KIT

Sensory Integration

Sensory experiences include touch, movement, body awareness, taste, sight, sound and the pull of gravity. The process of the brain organizing and interpretating this information is called sensory integration(SI). SI provides a crucial foundation for later, more complex learning and behavior.

For most children, sensory integration develops in the course of ordinary childhood activities. Motor planning ability is a natural outcome of the process, as is the ability to adapt to incoming sensations. But for some children, sensory integration does not develop as efficiently as it should. When the process is disordered, a number of problems in learning, development or behavior may become evident. SI is needed to perform self-help, social, community, motor and academic skills.

 

 

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