A wonderful sensory tool for sensory diets and brushing programmes.
Easy-to-grip deep pressure sensory brush features a built-in handle and comfy, rounded oval shape.
This durable brush is perfect for use with the Wilbarger Protocol - a therapy programme designed to reduce sensory or tactile defensiveness.
Children who exhibit symptoms of tactile defensiveness are extremely sensitive to touch. This can cause a fear or resistance to being touched, difficulty transitioning between activities, and/or lethargy. (Please see 'Learn More' for further information.)
Approximate Product Dimensions: (L) 13.2 x (W) 6.6 x (D) 5.4 cm.
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"The product is beautifully made and is excellent value for money. The bristles are soft, yet have texture, and make for a wonderful sensory experience."
The Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (formerly referred to as the Wilbarger Brushing Protocol or WBP):
is a therapy programme designed to reduce sensory or tactile defensiveness. Children who exhibit symptoms of tactile defensiveness are extremely sensitive to touch. This can cause a fear or resistance to being touched, difficulty transitioning between activities, and/or lethargy.
The therapy was developed by Patricia Wilbarger, MEd, OTR, FAOTA. There is not much documented research on the Wilbarger Protocol. However, many parents of children with autism have reported seeing decreases in sensory defensiveness and anxiety as a result of using this technique.
Some of the benefits of the Wilbarger Protocol may include improved ability to transition between daily activities, improved attention span, a decreased fear or discomfort of being touched, enhanced coordination, and self-regulation.