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Sensory processing refers to the way a person sorts, interprets and responds to sensation from their body, environment and the world around them. The sensations or sensory information comes from the seven senses of touch, taste, sight, sound, smell, movement and body position. Processing occurs in the brain and nervous system (Central Nervous System). When the brain is processing sensations Read more

Motor Planning

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Children who easily get in a muddle or have difficulty dressing, writing or learning to swim or ride a bike often have a problem with motor planning. When a child has poor motor planning ability, they often try to instruct themselves in what to do and rely on a visual demonstration of a skill. They can also have difficulty doing two actions at once and make excuses not to try new Read more

Building your child's balance allows a child to move confidently, explore playground equipment, climb, develop hand-eye coordination skills and ride a bike. Developing these skills are very important. They allow a child to feel confident in social encounters and they help a child stay healthy by building interest and enthusiasm in sports. Parents can do many different things to help build Read more