Sensory Brushes: An important part of a sensory diet!
Our white plastic sensory brush is an inexpensive option for those who are starting a brushing program. They have been used for years to help people with sensory processing disorder, autism and tactile challenges. Therapists will appreciate that they are inexpensive so you can try it with a client without much of an expense. However they are also durable making them ideal for clinic or home use. For those who will be administering a brushing program for several months we recommend also purchasing the optional snap on handle.
A brushing program is designed to provide tactile stimulation and deep pressure. Unfortunately we cannot answer specific questions about administering any kind of therapy or the Wilbargar protocol. If you have questions, it's best to speak with a trained occupational therapist.
sensory brush, March 22, 2014
Posted By: Jenn
the brush is not very hard and it does not provide much input for the child. would NOT recommend buying...a waste of money !
Excellent part of sensory diet!, September 23, 2011
Posted By: JoAnn
I use these on my 4 1/2 year old son (non-verbal, autism spectrum & sensory processing disorder) and follow the Wilbarger protocol & it works great for him. It is very soothing to him for me to "brush" him. The brushes are sturdier than they look and hold up excellent! I also purchased the handle that you can pop on & off and that helps to keep a better grip on it. Great product & will purchase more when needed.
This is the brush that started it all - and there are no substututes unless you want to upgrade to the larger and more comfortable-to-handle Wilbarger brush. The business side of this brush is the same as the upgrade - and the best choice if you have many kids to serve.
My son has sensory integration issues, and gets a little disorganized and hyperactive at times. Using these brushes (following techniques shown to me by his occupational therapist) help get him centered and organized. Especially useful before bedtime or any time he's getting a little our of hand!