Category Archives: Treatment Methods

New Treatment Possible For Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder

Share List Fragile X syndrome in children is characterized by learning and cognitive impairments and usually falls under the category of Sensory Processing Disorder (or SPD). It can leave kids mentally handicapped, but new research will provide parents with hope for their kids. According to a study done by the journal Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, […]

What Is Touch Pressure?

Share List Parents of children with SPD are often looking for ways to improve the lives of their children in every way possible. While it is a very hard concept considering that SPD research is minimal at best, we believe that there are certain methods of therapy that will allow parents to rest assured that […]

What Is Heavy Work And How Does It Help With SPD?

Share List Proprioceptive input, or “heavy work“, happens when we perform tasks that involve heavy resistance for the muscles and joints. It is absolutely essential for assimilating and processing both movement and touch information. Heavy work is generally broken down into three types: whole body, oral, and hands. Whole body heavy work includes pushing and […]