Riverside, Greenwich, Connecticut

$500.00

Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Seeking Behavior

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Description

About the Client:
We are dedicated to supporting the well-being of a 3-year-old child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who exhibits sensory seeking behaviors, including spinning and jumping. These behaviors significantly impact the child’s ability to regulate sensory input and engage in daily activities. Our primary goal is to provide tailored interventions that address the child’s sensory needs, promote self-regulation, and enhance overall quality of life.

Project Overview:
We are seeking a nursing team with expertise in pediatric care and sensory integration to collaborate with us in developing and implementing an individualized care plan for the child. This project involves providing comprehensive support, including sensory integration therapy, sensory diets, and behavioral interventions to address the child’s sensory seeking behaviors.

Responsibilities:

– **Sensory Integration Therapy:**
– Implement sensory integration therapy techniques to help the child process and organize sensory input effectively.
– Use sensory-rich activities, such as swinging, bouncing, or tactile play, to provide the child with opportunities for sensory exploration and modulation.

– **Sensory Diets:**
– Develop a personalized sensory diet that includes a variety of sensory activities and experiences tailored to the child’s specific sensory preferences and needs.
– Collaborate with the child’s caregivers to incorporate sensory activities into the child’s daily routine to promote self-regulation and sensory modulation.

– **Behavioral Interventions:**
– Implement behavioral strategies to address sensory seeking behaviors, such as setting clear expectations, providing positive reinforcement, and offering alternative sensory outlets.
– Work closely with the child’s caregivers to develop consistency in response to sensory seeking behaviors and support the child in learning more adaptive ways to meet sensory needs.

– **Family Education and Support:**
– Provide education to the child’s family on understanding sensory processing difficulties associated with ASD and the importance of sensory integration therapy in addressing these challenges.
– Offer guidance and support to caregivers on implementing sensory-based strategies at home and in various settings to promote the child’s sensory development and self-regulation skills.

Requirements:

– **Qualifications and Experience:**
– Registered nurses (RNs) with experience in pediatric nursing or developmental pediatrics, preferably with additional training or certification in sensory integration therapy.
– Knowledge of sensory processing difficulties in children with ASD and evidence-based interventions for addressing sensory seeking behaviors.

– **Skills and Competencies:**
– Strong observational skills to assess the child’s sensory responses and identify triggers for sensory seeking behaviors.
– Ability to develop individualized sensory integration plans and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to support the child’s sensory development and self-regulation.

– **Personal Attributes:**
– Patience, empathy, and a child-centered approach to care, fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for the child to explore and engage in sensory experiences.
– Effective communication and collaboration skills to work closely with the child’s family and other healthcare professionals in implementing holistic care interventions.

By providing sensory integration therapy, sensory diets, and behavioral interventions tailored to the child’s sensory needs, the nursing team aims to support the child in developing self-regulation skills, reducing sensory seeking behaviors, and improving overall well-being. Together, we are committed to promoting the child’s sensory development and enhancing their ability to engage in daily activities with greater comfort and confidence.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20