What is autonomic response? You may or may not have heard this term before. Here are some of the signs:
However, you can do take action to reduce the above:
- Deep breathing exercises – this can slow down the heart rate, blood pressure and even meltdowns.
- Self-regulation – sensory integration (SI) treatment can teach a person to understand their triggers, body and responses. By conducting SI throughout the day, it will help a person relax and remain much calmer.
Take a look at a sensory diet and what it entails. This also helps with self-regulation when conducted throughout the day:
Try some of our calming or heavy work activities below:
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