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Sensory and Physical

Sensory and Physical

Sensory and physical needs cover a range of areas including visual and/or hearing impairment, sensory processing difficulties or physical difficulties. This area of need can also include difficulties with fine and gross motor skills.

These pupils may have a medical or genetic condition that could lead to difficulties with:   

  • Specific medical conditions  
  • Gross/ fine motor skills  
  • Visual / hearing impairment  
  • Accessing the curriculum without adaptation  
  • Physically accessing the building(s) or equipment  
  • Over sensitivity to noise / smells / light / touch / taste (sensory processing difficulties)  
  • Toileting / self-care  

Useful Activities and Resources

Useful Activities and Resources
GoNoodle - dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling!  

Fine Motor - a fun song to develop fine motor control and coordination

Obstacle Courses - a great way to keep children regulated and entertained  
Hand Gym - hand gym for fine motor skills