Sensory processing is a term used to describe how the information we receive from our eight senses is noticed, sorted, and used by our brain. For some children their sensory development is different, this may mean that they struggle to take part in everyday childhood activities. This Sensory Processing Pathway signposts information and advice available in Somerset to identify problems and find strategies to use at home and in education.
Supporting children and young people with sensory processing differences
Advice and Support
Understanding how sensory processing differences impact the child and adaptations to make.What is sensory processing?What should I do if I think my child has sensory differences?Position statement on sensory processingResources to help you adapt the environment
Further support to use targeted strategies.Referral for additional supportWebinarsWhat to expect from your phone callWhat to expect from your appointmentThe Role of Occupational Therapists in Supporting Sensory Processing DifferencesWhen needs are not sensory based