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Sensory Diet information

Sensory interventions are used to support an individual’s sensory system in a therapeutic manner to create change and enable adaptation to their physical environment. 

 

A sensory intervention can bring many benefits for the young person, including:

  • Increased understanding of identified needs
  • Improved progress in school due to reduced barriers to learning
  • Improved concentration in education
  • Increased engagement in class
  • Increased sense of control
  • Improved daily functioning
  • Increased social communication due to balanced sensory input
  • Improved tolerance level for pain
  • Improved emotion management
  • The ability to face situations which would have previously caused anxiety or stress. 
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