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Evidence Brief for Wilbarger Protocol.pdf (application/pdf Object) WLW Library Resource Notes - outcome of the effectiveness of sensory integrative therapy in children.pdf (application/pdf Object) The Wilbarger Protocol For Sensory Defensiveness. Hello, Welcome to the December 2007 edition of The SPD Companion Newsletter.

The Wilbarger Protocol For Sensory Defensiveness

Thank you so much for taking time out of this busy holiday season to spend your valuable time with me. It is greatly appreciated! Today's topic? The Wilbarger Protocol for sensory defensiveness. First let's clarify some terms. Patricia Wilbarger's Deep Pressure Proprioceptive Technique for sensory defensiveness is often a controversial topic. However, it is a fine line to discuss the protocol without actually telling you the entire protocol. But, what I WILL do is give you the general information you will need to: get the training yourself, talk to your OT about it with some beginning/thorough background information, know whether you are using the proper brush, ask to be shown this technique by someone who has received the training, or to know if you have been given the proper information and training regarding the specific protocol.

The authors of Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration ”... It is A. 1. 2. Wilbarger Brushing Protocol:  Who Can Do It? Are you confused about the Wilbarger Brushing Protocol and who can do it...

Wilbarger Brushing Protocol:  Who Can Do It?

OT's, parents, other care givers? Whose allowed? What the protocol says? One OT asked on our help line to clarify this. Well, here's the answer! In the book: "Sensory Defensiveness in Children Aged 2-12, An Intervention Guide for Parents and Other Caretakers" By Patricia Wilbarger, MEd, OTR, FAOTA and Julia Leigh Wilbarger, MS, OTR, published by Avanti Educational Programs, copyright 1991, On page 2, they state... Purpose of the Guide: This guide presents a description of sensory defensiveness and an overview of its treatment. For Parents: excerpt... " For Other Family Members: excerpt... For Other Caretakers: excerpt... " For Professionals: Occupational Therapists, physical therapists, speech therapists and other health professionals who have specialized in treating sensory defensiveness need to communicate effectively and quickly with the caretakers of the children they diagnose.

Page 7... ....excerpt... Page 11... » Joint Compression - China Adopt Talk. I’m on my netbook today so I’ll cheat and point to some videos so I don’t have to type so much.

» Joint Compression - China Adopt Talk

This first video shows joint compression, which made a world of difference in both of my girls. I do it slightly different, and was never taught the last part, but this gives an idea: For those with no idea what sensory processing issues may be, here’s a short explanation: The joint compression here is much closer to what I do, but the brushing is nothing like I was taught. I was taught to go in one direction, and she is going all over the place. My big question was to ask why these techniques work.

TT loves to have the joint compression thing done, and will ask for it if I forget. I would like to say you shouldn’t do this without an OT to show you how. Therapy Secrets: Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique. I have added new treatment regimens to Baba's daily schedule.

Therapy Secrets: Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique

Honestly, I didn't want to and I resisted it for quite some time. However, I have seen immediate improvement, which is wonderful and awful. I feel guilty for not doing it sooner. Sigh. Anyway, I thought I'd share them with you. We started the Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique. Why? Sensory Integration. I am not an Occupational Therapist, but I play one at home.

Sensory Integration

I am the mother of one daughter and four sons, two of them identical twins, age five, who have been diagnosed with Autism. We adopted Isaiah and Isaac at the age of four weeks. Besides being preemie babies, one of the boys’ biggest hurdles has been their severe Sensory Integration Dysfunction. Unfortunately for them and other children with Autism, symptoms of SI Dysfunction are often misinterpreted as psychological problems or just plain bad behavior.

According to the "experts," if SI Dysfunction is neither recognized or addressed, it is possible that these may well develop into such problems. Higher cognitive functions—such as learning--depend upon having normal sensory integration. The concept of sensory integration is not a new problem, but a new label, and comes from the work and research done by A. . #9; The process of the brain organizing and interpreting all this information at the same time is called sensory integration. Sensory Processing Resources from Shining Stars Pediatric Therapy Services, Fuquay-Varina, NC. The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional GrowthDr.

Sensory Processing Resources from Shining Stars Pediatric Therapy Services, Fuquay-Varina, NC

Stanley Greenspan & Serena Weider The Sensory Sensitive ChildKaren Gouze PHD & Karen Smith PHD SENSATIONal Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing DisorderLucy Jane Miller with Doris A. Fuller Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child With Sensory Integration IssuesLindsey Biel & Nancy Peske. The Parents' Place.