Toy review Tuesday: Sensory space station

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Alongside Harri’s Autism, he also has sensory processing disorder which is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses.

There are so many toys on the market designed specifically for sensory issues. Some very expensive and some not. You can find a wide range of small sensory toys on eBay and several disability websites online. Fiddle toys, flashing lights/light up toys seem to be among the favourites.

We have a small range of different lights to create effects on the ceiling of Harris room when dark. Not only does it soothe him but they also help to reduce his meltdowns/stress levels to a minimum.

The largest bit of sensory equipment we have is the Space Kraft space station. Complete with colour changing bubble tube and fibre optic strands, and a small light box with 4 shapes and 3 rattle…

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