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Welcome to Sensory Direct

What is weighted therapy?

Weighted therapy is the use of weighted products to apply weight and deep touch pressure (surface pressure) to the body stimulating the proprioceptive sense enabling those who are “sensory seeking” to relax, focus and have a greater awareness of their body. The proprioceptive sense gives us information about our body’s position and movement via receptors […]

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Weighted Blankets can….

Weighted blankets are a safe and effective way of helping sensory seeking children and adults calm their body for sleep. Weighted blankets can … Promote a calming effect Encourage relaxation and better sleep Provide and safe and effective therapeutic solution Relieve anxiety and stress Ease transistions Prevent melt-downs and repetitive behaviours

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Top Tips for travelling with a special needs child.

1. Prepare the child in advance as much as possible. Practice for the trip for a period leading up to the actual travels. Talk about the upcoming experience to help your child overcome anxiety. Act out or role play anticipated events in advance such as taking off shoes for airport security. 2. If you’re going […]

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New Sensory Direct website

At last our new website is ready….we hope you like it!

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