Curious about saucer sensory swings? We explain 5 benefits this swing has for your child with special needs.
What is a saucer sensory swing?
A Saucer Sensory Swing is a swing that helps kids gain a sense of motion, balance, gross motor skills, and more. The calmness of the swinging can help children who get over-stimulated.
Why would a child need a saucer sensory swing?
Saucer sensory swings are therapeutic tools for children with sensory processing disorders but benefit all kids. They also provide a comforting and secure environment.
1. Sensory stimulation
Sensory swings provide a controlled environment for sensory stimulation. This helps the child develop coping mechanisms for sensory overload.
2. Soothing effect
The gentle movement of the swing can have a calming effect on the child. Thus, reducing the feeling of anxiety and stress. The swinging motion can also help the child feel relaxed and happy.
3. Improved focus and attention
The swinging motion helps the child focus on movement and adjust their body accordingly. This can improve their ability to focus and concentrate.
4. Development of gross motor skills
Swinging can help the child better understand their body’s position and improve their coordination.
5. Improved balance and motion
Sensory swings can help develop balance and coordination skills. The movement of the swing challenges the child to stay balanced and use their core muscles.
Why should my child go to Tender Care PPEC?
Tender Care PPEC provides care for medically complex and fragile children from birth to 21 years of age in a daycare-like environment staffed with nurses, CNAs, and therapists. We are the first independently owned PPEC in the State of Florida with our initial center opening in 1988. This means we have an abundance of experience and knowledge in providing loving care to this special pediatric population. We have 6 Tender Care PPEC centers throughout Florida, with our newest facility located in Lake Park.
Our goal is to enhance the development of each child through collaborative relationships between families, physicians, nurses, and therapists. This holistic approach to care is carried out in an environment that allows the child to engage in social interactions with their peers. This results in thriving children, well-positioned to achieve their greatest potential. We also offer transportation at no cost and provide nutritious meals throughout the day.
What sets us apart is that we care for and treat every child like family. We have passion in our hearts for our children and a desire to see them succeed.
*This is not medical advice, always consult with your child’s doctor before making any changes to their lifestyle.