MTSkids provides therapy for the following areas of Sensory Development:
Children reach sensory milestones at different times, however, there are general guidelines in which children have certain skills. We have listed some milestones based on age.
- Likes to be held and molds their body to that of the adult holding her.
- Is comfortable when being moved.
- Explores toys by putting them in his mouth.
- After six months, accepts solid and textured foods when introduced.
- Has favorite sensory stimuli, such as certain music, finger games, flavors, etc.
- Enjoys touching textures; plays with food, textured toys, sand, play-doh, etc.
- Enjoys bath time and accepts touch from washcloth.
- Plays in imaginative and unique ways.
- Spends time exploring the various features of toys (the sights, sounds, texture, etc.)
- Accepts various clothing textures.
- Is not excessively frightened by loud or sudden noises.
- Adjusts play to the situation, active play outdoor vs. structured, quiet play.
- Explores new play equipment with good balance and body control.
- Can remain focused on a task despite a moderate level of activity in the room.
- Is able to participate in simple group activities.
- Is able to tolerate moderately loud noises, and unusual environmental stimuli.
- Accepts tooth brushing, bathing, and grooming, unless distracted by play.
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