How can I help my child? Parent and carer support

Sensory Support in Bristol

Sensory needs vary for each person the information below is gathered from BAS parent recommendations.

Private Sensory Assessments / Professionals recommended by other BAS parents

Bibic, Somerset – www.bibic.org.uk

Linda Plowden at Therapy Space – www.therapyspacebristol.co.uk

Anne Marie Baker at Function First – www.functionfirstot.co.uk

Debra Westgate, Sensory West – sensorywest@gmail.com

Local Sensory Lending Libraries

Gympanzees – www.gympanzees.org/our-services/lending-library

Jigsaw – www.jigsawthornbury.org.uk/lending-library/

Books about Sensory Processing

The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz

Raising a Sensory Smart Child by Lindsey Biel

Sensory strategies: Practical ways to help children and young people with autism learn and achieve by Corinna Laurie

Can I tell you about Sensory Processing Difficulties? A guide for friends family and professionals by Sue Allen

Understanding your childs sensory signals by Angie Voss

Living Sensationally: Understanding Your Senses by Winnie Dunn

Sensory Rooms

Super Sense at the Imperial Sports Ground – https://imperialsportsground.co.uk/sensory-room/

Gympanzees – https://www.gympanzees.org/

Online Sensory suppliers – national

Sensory Direct, range of sensory products: www.sensorydirect.com

Sensory Oojamabobs, chewy jewellery and fidget toys: www.sensoryoojamabobs.co.uk

Sensooli, chewy jewellery: www.sensooli.com

Chewigem, chewy jewellery: www.chewigem.com

Sensory Submarine, messy play items and fidget toys: www.thesensorysubmarine.com

Caudwell Children – small sensory packs and autism sensory packs

This post is intended for information purposes only. Bristol Autism Support does not endorse any of the professionals mentioned in this post, and we have received no financial incentive to include any professional.