There are several self-regulation tools used by occupational therapists and even educators in school settings. One such self-regulation tool that has grown in popularity is fidget spinners.  Fidget spinners are small hand-held, often multicolored, rotatory devices popular with kids. The aim of these is primarily for fun, but for children who require assistance in self-regulation,

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Sensory rooms are the perfect accompaniment for children on the autism spectrum Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have issues effectively processing sensory information and may perceive sensation differently. For example, a child may perceive touch sensation as painful or immediately become startled when touched.  Some children are extremely sensitive to noises such as

in Sensory Solutions by Christina Kozlowski, OTR/L