Sensory Diet

A sensory diet refers to a personalized plan that incorporates sensory activities and strategies to meet an individual’s sensory needs throughout the day. It can include activities such as: 

  • Deep pressure activities: Providing deep pressure input through activities like weighted blankets, compression garments, or firm hugs. 
  • Movement breaks: Allowing opportunities for movement breaks, such as using a therapy ball or engaging in activities that involve jumping or swinging. 
  • Calming sensory activities: Incorporating calming sensory activities, such as listening to soft music, using sensory bottles, or engaging in deep breathing exercises. 
  • Fidget tools: Providing access to fidget tools or sensory toys that can help individuals focus and self-regulate.