Sensory integration therapy for autism in kerala is intended to rectify the problems associated with processing of sensory inputs.The common sensory issues experienced by most autistic children include:
- Inability to scan the background noises to pick up the meaningful conversations.
- Spatial problems related to correct positioning of the body
- Balancing problems
- Hypersensitivity to tactile and other stimuli induced by items like a particular type of clothes etc.
Our children’s intervention programs incorporate the best in-class occupation therapy methods that have yielded sure-shot results in other corners of the world. We keep in touch with leading researchers who have been experimenting with treatments for sensory integration disorder. Our team (OT Ernakulam) also ensures that your mediclaim or other kinds of health insurance coverage is properly invoked to the foot for the expenses of the treatment. Our occupational therapists in Cochin are widely experienced and have developed innovative techniques to facilitate early recovery from sensory integration related symptoms.We have proven therapeutic treatment for sensory processing disorder
Treatment for sensory processing disorder
The Wilbarger Protocol (also referred to as brushing therapy) is often a part of a sensory integration or sensory integration therapist programs. It involves brushing the body with a small surgical brush throughout the day.
Sensory processing and reflex integration occur in the brain stem – each impacts the other. If a child presents with a sensory processing problem, he/she is likely to have reflex integration issues and vice versa. It makes sense to work with both for the most effective results.
Besides the obvious benefits of relaxation and stress relief, massages can also help children with SPD fall asleep quicker and easier. Massages can also release pleasurable chemicals in the brain.
Deep pressure/proprioceptive input is one of the most calming, organizing, and regulating types of input, particularly for SPD children
Children who find the smooth, swaying motion soothing, will relax and unwind while using it. However, children who have a vestibular dysfunction will feel uneasy while in the hammock and might initially protest its use. This generally helps autistic-spectrum children feel more “in balance”.
Spinning is a very important and powerful technique used in sensory integrative treatment, but it must be controlled, monitored, and understood or it will likely backfire on your child and you won’t even know it.
Children with proprioceptive and tactile integration dysfunction benefit from the sensory feedback they receive when wearing the vest, because it gives the child the input their body craves.