My 5 year old son has sensory problems. What kind of exercises does my child needs to do when he is 'sensory defensive'? I want to exercise at home with him.
O.k, some of the symptoms he has are the following: - cannot sit still - hates brushing teeth and hair - hates wearing shoes and socks - sometimes hates wearing underwear - struggles to concentrate - very busy - talks louder and louder when there's noise around him - also gets more busy when noise is louder - when I want him to wear a vest under his clothes and it has been washed regularly, now having little wool on, he refuses to wear it - gets irritated quickly and easily - hates to struggle - does not like to search for anything - starts playing with one thing and when he sees something else, he does not finish the task he started with - he can play roughly with other children and his dad, but someone mustn't play roughly with him or he cries easily - struggles to eat breakfast in the morning - but doesn't complain about eating foods like corn etc. - he walks around now with feelings of negativity that he is no good because his previous school labeled him as naughty - we are really struggling with this part
I took him to a occupational therapist a while back - she confirmed his problem. I just cannot afford the sessions and want to help him at home with exercises. Can anyone assist me? I can really see he's struggling.
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