While there definitely are behaviors and actions that are connected or as a result of unmet sensory needs or in direct relation to an unregulated sensory system, sometimes the word “sensory” is just that. A word. So, let’s celebrate the sensory beings that we all are with a few sensory memes!
We are all “Sensory”
- Clicking a pen during a meeting
- Quickly tapping a toe or wiggling one leg
- Taking a moment to take a deep breath and refresh
- Needing to step away and sip cold water
For ideas to add sensory input into everyday play, try these sensory play ideas.
For information on sensory diets, we’ve got a lot here on The OT Toolbox. This article on What is a Sensory Diet can get you started.