Potential signsPotential impactStrategies to assist with learning
Seeking intense movement expereinces such as body whirling, jumping or spinning, crashing, being upside down and runningDifficulties concentrating and making academic progressRiding bikes, trikes and horses
Some children can appear clumsy, with difficulty coordinating both sides of the bodyCan delay speech, reading, writing and visual perception (as can all sensory processing difficulties)Using outdoor play equipment
Move and sit cushions
Bouncing on a gym ball
Regular movement breaks such as running errands
Extra play times, gym trails, space hoppers, scooter boards and spinning dishes