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Making Sense Of Our Senses. A hands-on discovery of how individuals experience the senses. Introductions. Joanie Pelletier, O.T., Child Development Centre Melissa Croskery, O.T., Department of Education. How do you describe a pear?. Choose a sensory tool!. Danny. Using Our Senses:.

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Making sense of our senses

Making Sense Of Our Senses

A hands-on discovery of how individuals experience the senses


Introductions
Introductions

  • Joanie Pelletier, O.T.,

    Child Development Centre

  • Melissa Croskery, O.T.,

    Department of Education





Using our senses

Using Our Senses:

What is sensory processing?


The senses
The Senses…

  • Auditory (Hearing)

  • Visual (Seeing)

  • Tactile (Touching)

  • Taste

  • Smell

  • Proprioception (deep pressure)

  • Vestibular (movement)




Thresholds of response
Thresholds of Response

Ears and eyes open, I am ready to learn

The child has reached his state of calm and can register information

The couch potato: really few information is registered and the child stays quiet. He can look uninterested.

The tornado: Little information is registered but the child cannot calm himself down to learn





Examples and strategies
Examples and Strategies

Auditory

Visual Over-responding

Smell/Taste

Touch

Proprioceptive Under-responding

Vestibular



How sensory are you
How Sensory Are You?

  • Can you describe yourself in sensory terms?

  • Did you choose a strategy that was effective for you?

  • How can you use what you have learned here today in your life or your work?


Contact information
Contact Information

Joanie Pelletier

(867) 456-8196

[email protected]

Melissa Croskery

(867) 456-6719

[email protected]


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