Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Southpaw Enterprises. (Mobility: Special Advertising Section)

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Southpaw Enterprises. (Mobility: Special Advertising Section)

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We've all admired the talents of superior athletes, Olympians who break world records, and athletes who set new standards in their own sports. Many of these athletes have the advantage of superior sensory integration--their brain's ability to acutely process information received through the senses enables them to excel beyond the "average" runner, swimmer, skater, or other athlete.

But what happens to the child who lacks the skill of sensory integration?

Unfortunately, some children struggle with even the most basic skills on a daily basis due to the fact that they cannot process information received through the five senses--hearing, seeing, tasting, touching, and smelling as well as their sense of balance and muscle movement. They are forced to learn to cope in a world that always seems to be moving around them. Sometimes, this condition is further compounded by Autism, ADD, ADHD, or other neurodevelopment disorders.

At Southpaw Enterprises, we've dedicated ourselves to offering and developing the best available equipment, tools, and resources to help children with sensory integration dysfunction (DSI) and similar disorders learn to live in this fast-paced world. …

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