Take a look at this great short 5 minute video
CGI Animated Short Film HD: “The Present Short Film” by Jacob Frey watch out for the twist at the end
Nyasha using a song to create a story using finger puppets
This short video shows how Nyasha aged 4 is able to create a story using her own words to a song that she sings regularly. She makes up her own rhymes and makes her down decisions and is happy to say ‘no’ to the adult who asks her a question. Learning – encourage children’s imagination through music play, use a tune which is familiar to the child. Using objects or in this case finger puppets to encourage imagination.
An excellent short video showing what it is like to have a sensory integration disorder relating to sound
We highly recommend this video as is graphically illustrates how some children and young people are effected by their sensory integration. It will make you re-think your setting and help you identify how some children find the world a hard place to be! Note The Play Doctors run a training course on Sensory Integration and Wendy Usher has written a book called ‘Creating Sensory Play at Little or No Cost’ more…
What is stimming and what does it look like? (Autism related behaviour)
This short video illustrates a 3 year old undertaking a series of movements or actions currently known as stimming – this is shortened for stimulation. Children can be over stimulated by watching or participating or can self stimulate by stimming. For further information on this please see the following links: About autism or Autism Help