Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorders (SPD) share a common theme: difficulty integrating sensory information, resulting in hypersensitivity, over- or under-stimulation, behavioral problems, and more.
Feldenkrais® at Sensory Nexus can help. For children who struggle with sensory integration, Feldenkrais® allows them to develop their proprioceptive senses in a clear, deliberate way. The practice calms their entire nervous system, quieting excess noise and eliminating any sources of overstimulation. From this relaxed space, gentle repetitive motions help children integrate their internal and external sensory data, and facilitate the growth of neural connections that help them learn to move their bodies in new and improved ways.
Sensory Nexus can help your child painlessly improve his/her sensory processing in the following ways:
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Feldenkrais is not just pushing muscles around, but changing things in the brain itself”
neurocientist, Stanford University