This UNIQUE tool is 25 questions intended help student SELF EVALUATE their sensory processing needs/what sensory experiences may be impacting school environment and includes SUGGESTED accommodations/strategy to each questions. This is intended to help gather information, provide accommodations /strategies that go along with each question and some visuals of proprioceptive /sensory motor exercises.
Pages 3-4 are the 25 questions for students to self evaluate.
You may need to read these aloud to students or explain to students each question. You may need to give examples of circumstances you have seen.
Pages 5-9 are the accommodations or strategies that can go with each question.
Some of these are teacher specific and student specific.
Pages 10-11 are sensory motor movements students can use in class to help self regulate.
This is intended for students who can understand and answers questions such as “It is hard for me to complete work when my classroom is noisy” and “It is hard for me to work when I have to use glue or paint. I don’t like using these supplies.” This is not intended for students who are non-verbal or who are unable to answer questions related to experiences.
This can be used in many ways:
Help determine what sensory experiences are difficult
Help to see how self aware students are about their sensory processing needs
Guide discussion on sensory accommodations
Help students react to negative sensory experiences
Help provide strategies to teachers, paraprofessionals and related service staff.
Informal interview to help understand student’s sensory processing
This is intended to be a TOOL to help guide an informal interview for school personnel to explore how student’s feel about their sensory processing. This can also be an educational tool to help explain to staff what the student believes and what accommodations could be helpful. This is perfect to help guide discussions with teachers, staff and other personnel who work with students.
This is NOT intended to replace medical advice, or to treat or diagnose. This should only be used appropriately within your practice law and services. If you are unsure, stop activity immediately and do not recommend anything.
Reminder, this is ONLY 1 license for the person who purchased this. Please buy additional licenses for more than one user
This is perfect to help guide discussions with teachers, staff and other personnel who work with students.
This is perfect to supplement various social emotional (SEL) or self regulation program including RTI, MTSS, problem solving, zones of regulation, 5 point scale, whole body listening, social thinking and more.
This is perfect for general education students but also students with Autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, ADD, sensory processing disorder, and other special needs. This can be used with general education, RTI, MTSS, special education, school psychologist, school counselor, occupational therapy OT, speech language pathology SLP, and social work SW.
I am a school occupational therapist who has a doctorate in occupational therapy. I work closely with special education and general education staff adapting material. This is where I get my inspiration for this material. I have used my materials with a variety of children with different disabilities including learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism, sensory processing disorder, ADD, ADHD, visual impairments, deaf/hard of hearing, cerebral palsy, down syndrome and more.
DISCLAIMER: By using this, you agree that this activity is not intended to replace the advice of a physician or occupational therapist. Information provided should not be used for diagnostic or training purposes. Please speak with your physician or OT if you have questions. Stop any activity if you are unsure about a child’s reaction or ability. You should discontinue anything if you do not know your child’s reaction or ability.