managing sensory overload in december

There is a lot of sensory overwhelm during the month of December as children are surrounded by decorations, parties and changes to normal routines. Add in the cold, dark days and tiredness, it is no wonder our children can get overwhelmed!

There are a lot of useful suggestions in this excellent guide from Sensory Integration Education – Christmas Sensory Survival Kit.

If you do not celebrate Christmas, the strategies are easily adapted to other situations with lots of sensory overwhelm.


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