Sensory Gym Benefits

Autistic Sensory Gym

sensory playground

It's 2019 and a "sensory gym" has developed a high demand from therapist due to the theraputic activites it offers. Through the guidance of a therapist (Speech, Occupational, Physical) kids and adults can perform activites to help them regulate their senses! Individuals that have the following diagnosis, would benefit from a theraputic sensory gym:

Physical Therapy:

  • Gross Motor Developmental Delays
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Spinal Bifida
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Low Muscle Tone
  • Down Syndrome
  • Coordination Difficulties
  • Brain Injuries
  • Toe Walking

Occupational Therapy:

  • Genetic Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sensory Integration Disorders
  • Visual Deficits
  • Dysgraphia
  • Oral Motor Skills
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Learning Disorders
  • Microcephaly
  • Equipment Needs Assessment
  • Spinal Bifida
  • Cerebral Palsy

Speech Therapy:

  • Hearing Impairments
  • Tramatic Brain Injuries
  • Poor Oral Motor Skills
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Motor Planning
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Birth Deffects (Cleft lip/palate)
  • Developmental Delays

 

Benefits of a sensory gym and sensory play

Our state of the art sensory gyms allow a range of theraputic activities that have been proven to help with sensory processing disorder. Through activites such as swinging, monkey bars, rock walls, slides, ball pits, seclusion areas, jump decks and more! Below is a list of each activity and the benefits they provide:

Swings:

  • Strengthens Vestibular System
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Muscle Development
  • Increased Balance & Coordination
  • Calming Effect
  • Increased Focus
  • Mood Booster
  • Bonding Time
  • Proprioceptive Input

Monkey Bars:

  • Hand Strength
  • Gross/Fine Motor Skills
  • Mental Stimulation
  • Coordination
  • Vestibular Input (Hanging Upside Down)

Rock Walls:

  • Improved Flexibility
  • Physical Strength
  • Motor Processing
  • Vestibular System
  • Tactile Sensory
  • Mental Strength

Slides:

  • Cardiovascular Strength
  • Muscle Development
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Social Interaction
  • Physiological Benefits
  • Coordination

Ball Pits:

  • Auditory
  • Tactile Sensory
  • Visual Stimuli
  • Proprioceptive Input
  • Vestibular System
  • Social Interaction
  • Deep Pressure Therapy

Seclusion Area: Lower 

  • Visual Therapy
  • One on One Activities
  • Reduced Stress

Seclusion Area: Upper Deck

  • Repetitious Motor Movement
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Social Interaction
  • Cardiovascular Strength
  • Muscle Development

 

Custom Sensory Gym

DISCLAIMER: Royalty Sensory Gyms designs and builds state-of-the-art sensory gyms, we are not medical consultants. For that reason we ask that you consult with your family physician for any medical concerns. Our sensory gyms are designed to help treat sensory processing disorder and help regulate senses in kids and adults through activities directed by a speech, occupational, or physical therapist.