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Sensory Tools: Your Source for Soft Play, Special Needs, and Occupational Therapy Equipment in Australia

For kids with special needs, the right occupational therapy equipment can make a significant difference in their development, education, and overall quality of life. At Sensory Tools, we do our part to help kids with special needs by carrying ...read more .

A Guide to Choosing the Right Toys, Tools, and Equipment for a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder

When it comes to shopping for sensory processing equipment for kids, you are primarily looking for toys that double as tools. In most cases, toys serve two primary purposes: fun and education. Children play with them because doing so is ...read more .

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets or Comforters for Individuals with Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, or Sensory Disorders

Research has shown that using a weighted blanket is an effective way to make children and adults with autism, ADHD, stress, anxiety, or sensory disorders relax and sleep through the night. A question we sometimes hear at Sensory Tools, though ...read more .

Calming Sensory Clothing Can Make a World of Difference

For children with autism and other conditions that make sensory processing challenging and sometimes overwhelming, reducing the amount of sensory inputs can make a significant difference in mood and attentiveness. After all, it’s easy to ...read more .

The Benefits of Sensory Toys for Autistic Children and Other Special Needs Kids

While all children rely on their senses to explore and discover more about their world, this can sometimes be difficult for autistic kids and children with Asperger’s or sensory processing issues. To help foster healthy early childhood ...read more .

Get Kids’ Toys Made for Those with Asperger’s, ADHD, Autism, and Other Special needs

If you are a parent of a child with autism or a child with special needs is in your family, you are likely already aware that there are certain toys designed to provide therapeutic benefits for kids with autism/ASD, ADHD or sensory processing ...read more .

Get the Right Special Needs Tools to Help Your Child Succeed

If your child has special needs related to autism, Asperger’s, or ADHD, there is a lot of information to consider and different routes for helping them succeed with their challenges. Therapy and support are crucial, but there are also many special ...read more .

More than Just Toys: How Sensory Products Act as Therapeutic Aids

Each person deals with stress and processes things differently. It’s all a part of what makes us unique. While finger tapping or chewing ice while bored or stressed are things that so-called ‘healthy’ adults often engage in, many parents are ...read more .

Your Sensory Program Needs Body Socks

A sensory program or an approach to supporting kids that experience sensory processing difficulties can go a long way towards helping children with autism, and similar conditions succeed. Sensory processing can get in the way of success at ...read more .

Don’t Let Surprising Sounds Ruin Your Child’s Day: Get Kids Ear Defenders

Children with autism are sometimes bothered by too much noise. From sudden loud noises to busy environments such as stores or the classroom, too much or too many sounds can turn an autistic child’s day from perfectly fine to very frustrating ...read more .

A Balance Cushion is a Great Tool for Helping ADHD Children

Occupational therapists have to choose from a wide selection of tools and equipment for the benefit of the special needs children with whom they work. ADHD students have particular requirements to help them focus and learn. Fortunately, there are ...read more .

Special Needs Toys, Weighted Blanket Options, and Sensory Toys in Melbourne and Online

As most special needs parents, teachers and therapists know, these children have specific needs and requirements. Therefore, when purchasing special needs toys in Melbourne, we should look beyond the typical choices for toys, accessories, and ...read more .

Weighted Blanket and Sensory Toys for Your Special Needs Child in Sydney

Sensory Tools is owned by an occupational therapist who understands the challenges your child faces and offers a full line of sensory toys for your special needs child. Our tools are designed to soothe and enrich children with autism, ADD, ADHD ...read more .

Weighted Blanket and Special Needs Toys from Sensory Tools in Brisbane

The staff at Sensory Tools understand the special needs of children who have trouble processing sensory information and we provide sensory toys to help. Each product we offer has been carefully selected by an occupational therapist for its ...read more .

Helping Parents find Special Needs Toys in Perth with Sensory Toys and Weighted Blanket

As an occupational therapist, the owner of Sensory Tools knows that parenting children with special needs is challenging and rewarding. We offer sensory tools such as a weighted blanket and online workshops to help. Our online seminars are ...read more .