Attention, the ability to focus and concentrate on something or someone specific, is at the crux of ..
Calming is defined as the effect of soothing and tranquilising. For those with special needs in whi..
Cause and Effect
Cause & Effect describes a relationship between actions or events, in which one or more action r..
Colour recognition is the ability to visually and cognitively recognize different colours. For some..
Communication challenges are one of the defining characteristics of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disor..
Concentration is intrinsically linked to attention, being the act of, or power to, focus ones own me..
De-Escalation is the action of reducing the intensity of a conflict. In relation to special needs, t..
Development of Choice
Development of choice: The act of deciding on a preference between two or more possibilities, and ha..
Distraction Therapy is a way of helping someone cope with a painful or difficult procedure. It aims ..
Emotional Development - the development of a full range of emotions from sad to happy to angry, and ..
Fine Motor Skills refers to the small movements of hands, wrists, fingers, toes, lips and tongue, an..
Gross Motor Skills refers to the abilities required in order to control the large muscles of the bod..
Hand to Eye Coordination
Hand to Eye Coordination refers to the level of ability to do things that involve your hands and eye..
Number recognition is the ability to both visually and cognitively recognize, name and understand nu..
Physical Skills refer to the ability to move the whole body for physical activities and includes bal..
Relaxation: The state of being free from tension and anxiety. An absence of stress, anger or fear. ..
Reminiscence is defined as the enjoyable recollection of past events. Reminiscence can be a very ef..
Sequencing is the ability to arrange or do things in a particular order, whether that's ideas, event..
Shape recognition is the ability to visually and cognitively recognize different shapes. For those w..
Social Interaction: The way people talk and interact with each other and is a building block of soci..
Sound and Music Therapy
Sound and music therapy - the use of sound and music to treat patients with pain or neurological iss..
Speech & Language Development
Speech and Language development - Speech and language are used to communicate with others. For thos..
If you are introducing a new topic in class or telling a story, using a sensory room is a great way ..
Switching skills enable an individual to operate some parts of a mains or battery-powered system thr..
Theming - A subject of discourse, discussion, meditation, or composition If you are introducing a n..
Visual tracking skills refer to the ability to control eye movements using the oculomotor system, wh..
Turn Taking - The skill of knowing when to start and finish a turn. Turn taking is a life skill nec..