Sensory Integration Therapists Cincinnati OH

Local resource for sensory integration therapists in Cincinnati, OH. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to sand play therapy, physical exercise, auditory integration training, sensory stimulation, and inhibition techniques, as well as advice and content on sensory integration treatments.

Sensory Diet Stations, LLC
(513) 761-2717
P.O. Box 803
Loveland, OH
Support Services
Occupational Therapy, Products/Stores, Sensory Integration, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Developmental Intervention Services, LLC
(513) 686-9470
5224 Kings Mills Rd. # 289
Mason, OH
Support Services
Early Intervention, Physical Therapy, Sensory Integration
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten

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The Childhood League Center
(614) 253-6933
670 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Private School (Integrated), Private School (Multi-disability), Psychological Counseling, Sensory Integration, Speech & Language, Speech Therapy, Support Group Meetings
Ages Supported
Preschool

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Kinder Kare Agency
(740) 391-6072
56182 somerton hwy
Barnesville, OH
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Adult Support, Behavorial Intervention, Disability Advocacy, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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Achieve Consulting
216 292 9700 x 243
4255 Northfield Road
Highland Hills, OH
Support Services
Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Education, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Sensory Integration, Summer Camp/ESY, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Giant Steps Therapy
(800) 952-0288
8739 Mt. Hope Rd,
Harrison, OH
Support Services
Biomedical Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Other, Sensory Integration, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Cheryl Jue
(740) 739-3693
PMB 176
Pickerington, OH
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Play Therapy, RDI, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Verbal Behavior
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

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Dayton Area Families for Effective Autism Treatment (DAFEAT)
(937) 219-9589
4307 Softwood Lane
Dayton, OH
Support Services
ABA/Discrete Trial, Nutritional Counseling, Sensory Integration, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior

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Autism Academy Of Learning
419-865-7487; (419)865-7493
219 Page Street
Toledo, OH
Support Services
Education, Educational Advocacy, Occupational Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Residential, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars

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Lifespan Learning Communities, LLC
(440) 477-7004
223 Canfield Drive
Chardon, OH
Support Services
Art Therapy, Camps, Career Counseling, Early Intervention, Education, Educational Advocacy, Job Coach, Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Private School (Autism Only), Private School (Multi-disability), Research, Research, Residential, Respite, Respite/Childcare/Babysitting, Sensory Integration, Social Skills Training, Speech Therapy, Summer Camp/ESY, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Therapy Providers
Ages Supported
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade,6-8 Grade,9-10 Grade,11-12 Grade,Adult

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To Stim Or Not To Stim?

To Stim Or Not To Stim?

Cynthia Carr Falardeau

We all do it. We have funny little ways that we settle our nerves or process the world around us. For many, like my son, taking in information can send him into overload.

You see many children and adults with Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities also often have Sensory Integration Disorders. This means the information they are receiving about their surroundings may not be accurate. In their effort to cope, they may do things to calm their nerves. These activities may range from flapping their hands, to rocking, to humming, to spinning, or to lining up their toys.

These behaviors may range from visual, auditory, tactile, vestibular, taste and smell.

My son, like many, uses a combination. He will produce a verbal humming noise and run or walk in a pattern.It’s as if he is screaming, “Too much! Sensory overload… overload…overload!!!”

I have to say that at eight years of age it happens less frequently. However, it is not any easier to watch or to redirect him out of the haze.

As I note in the title of this piece, this behavior is viewed as an option. Observers may judge that you simply tell the child to stop the action. If only it were that simple for him. The reality of that statement is that it often heightens the actions.

To some extent you can redirect the child. But often, it is a matter of adjusting or changing the environment that is sending the person into overload.

I mean, think for a moment, what sends you into orbit?I know I have my list. As a hard working mother who juggles to balance work, home and my son’s intense therapy schedule, I have little patience for a certain group of moms. You know the ones. They have little to do other than to compare senseless gossip and brag to about who is, “Busy! Bus!, Busy!” I suppose it’s my problem but frankly, they make my teeth hurt.

I think the same is true for my son. Some situations are too much for him. So he finds a way to cope.

1. New and unstructured situations: We once had a school psychologist tell us that she didn’t think our son was Autistic. My husband and I almost burst into laughter. When we asked her why, she replied that she had never seen him exhibit any Autistic behaviors.After further discussion it as revealed that in structured settings our son’s stims were not present. When we enter a new setting or surrounds…it’s his way of making sense of sensory input.

2. Excitement: Think about when you are so excited you want to jump out of your skin. For our son, he will fixate on a phrase or repeat a series of activities. He will often repeat verbatim the instructions of a ride or a movie.

3. Certain situations send him into orbit: Flashing lights and loud music will either make him cover his ears or act out as a means of finding order.

4. Computer games and YouTube: Educational or not…these sources of media are often like crack cocaine to our son. We often have to limit his time with these mediums. If we ...

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