Category: THE SENSORY UNIVERSITY

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Cedarwood Essential Oil: A Natural Approach to Managing Autism & ADHD Symptoms

Recent years have seen a rise in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), prompting increased interest in natural management strategies, particularly the use of essential oils like Cedarwood Essential Oil. Celebrated for its calming effects, Cedarwood Oil may improve focus, reduce anxiety, and aid sleep for those with ASD and ADHD. While scientific evidence is still growing, personal success stories suggest benefits in holistic care approaches, particularly when used safely and under professional guidance. Combining traditional therapies with essential oils might offer improved life quality for individuals with these neurodevelopmental disorders. Continue reading

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The Surging Popularity of Fidget Toys: A Comprehensive Guide

Fidget toys, discreet handheld sensory tools, are increasingly popular for children, teens, and adults, particularly benefiting those with ADHD, autism, and anxiety by improving focus and reducing disruptive behavior. They come in various forms, like spinners, cubes, and meshes, offering a range of benefits, including stress relief and sensory stimulation, while facing criticism over potential classroom distraction and dependency. Despite concerns, with proper usage and guidelines, fidget toys can aid neurodivergent learners significantly, striking a balance between cognitive support and minimizing disruption. Continue reading

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Embracing Autism: Understanding and Celebrating Differences

Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting millions globally, brings unique strengths and perspectives. Embracing Autism involves acknowledging and valuing these differences, promoting inclusion, and understanding. Backed by scientific understanding and support from organizations like Autism Speaks, this movement encourages learning, advocacy, celebration, and allyship to create a more inclusive world. Continue reading