If you’re raising a neurodivergent child, you’re likely aware of how sensory processing impacts their everyday life. This is especially important as we recognize Autism Awareness Month every April.
It is estimated that 1 in 36 families in the U.S. with children are impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which affects social skills, speech, and communication. Although one of the better-known disorders, there are a range of other neurodivergent disorders students may experience.
From a learning standpoint, it can be challenging to understand what type of environment benefits them.
A sensory-friendly classroom can improve your student’s education and encourage them to focus. Parents of online school students have a unique opportunity to create an atmosphere that is safe, comfortable, and best of all, controlled, as they have the ultimate input in how their child learns from home.
As you kickstart creating a sensory-friendly learning environment at home, here’s what you need to know before getting started.