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.