Amba Cerebral Palsy Unit

SENSORY INTEGRATION THERAPY

    It is an innate neuro biological process and refers to the integration and interpretation of sensory stimulation by the brain. Sensory dysfunction is unorganised sensory input by the brain that causes problems in development, behaviour, and information processing. It helps to overcome tactile, olfactory, taste, noise(auditory perception, vision (visual perception),proprioception (body awareness),vestibular and postural insecurity (gravitational security).

 

The physical changes are:

  • Balance sensitivity (hyper or hypo)

  • Hand eye co-ordination

  • Improve motor planning

  • Receptive and expressive language development

  • Postural insecurity and body awareness

 

The psychological changes are:

  • Attention

  • Socialization

  • Controlled emotions

  • Calmness

  • Change in mood swings

  • Visual perception

  • Pragmatism