Focusing on aspects of nature: insect, flora, fauna, seasons, colors, etc…, helps get your child out of the house and in the backyard and parks.
Bring a buddy along.
Wear sunscreen, hat, long sleeves, gloves and other sensory-regulating clothing.
With occupational therapy and self-regulation training, kids can enjoy nature. Our 7 year old son rediscovered nature after a 2 year sensory defensive hiatus. For the past 3 years, he has enjoyed nature, especially bugs/insects and flora. Life on the Autism Spectrum (with proper management of Sensory Processing Disorder) can be enjoyable!

Sensory Smart Parent Blog

Nature is great for sensory kids

Even just a 5-minute walk outside or a short visit to a lake can lower the level of your stress hormones. Be sure to get outside with your sensory child! Being in nature can be a HUGE part of a sensory diet.

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About EnjoyHi5!Autism Babymiracle2005

Wife 15 years, Moomie 5 years, community leader, disability advocate, events planner, strategic trainer, FUNdraiser, blogger, social networker
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  1. Thank you Sensory Smart Parent Blog!

  2. Pingback: Light Up a Sensory Diet! | 'Enjoying the Hi-5s of Autism'

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