The safe, nurturing touch of massage therapy, along with regular sensory integration, is beneficial in reducing inattentiveness, touch aversion and withdrawal.
Research has demonstrated that this type of intervention may promote more on-task and social relatedness behavior during play, they show less erratic behavior, and are more attentive after receiving massage therapy.
Our half hour to one hour sessions are not only beneficial to the individual but, also their parents in the case of younger participants. We show parents simple touch therapy routines they can do at home to calm their child before bed or when they experience anxiety.
Best of all, parents can observe and copy the easier techniques used in these classes for use at home.