Do you have a learner who puts non-food items in their mouth?
Do you have learners who chew on shirt sleeves, pencils?
A sensory break filled with "Mouth Work" may be the ticket!
These sensory cards were created for teachers and professionals to provide a FUN focused way to administer sensory work. Each set of cards focuses on waking up , coordinating, and processing the senses.
-About “sensory cards”.
-Object, set-up, materials, and how to play.
-When to use the cards.
-Teacher data sheet.
-About tactile input.
-Six “lip work” cards.
-Six “tongue work” cards.
-Four “cheek and jaw” work cards.
-Six mouth coordination cards.
-More mouth input ideas.
EARLY CHILDHOOD INFO:
Young children need to explore, but they also need to learn about boundaries and how to follow directions. A balance of free play and structured play is critical in developing the kinds of skills that will make them more flexible, resilient, and persistent. Daily engagement in these critical areas work together to create a “whole child”. Have Fun!
“Start Here!” was created in order to provide access to high quality researched based activities for parents, preschool teachers, and daycare providers.
The first years are a peak period for a toddler/preschooler and it is important to support the six domains of early childhood development.
I created and used these materials in my own career as early intervention practitioner. My aim is that all adults who care and work with children will be empowered by the information and activities. Everyone, when using best practice, can help kids reach their potential.
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Note to parents: these materials are not intended to replace professional evaluation and treatment. If your child is exhibiting any signs of autism spectrum or speech-language delay, they will be best served by being evaluated and treated by a licensed and certified professional