The Sensory Connection Program uses sensory approaches to treatment for psychosocial self-care. It begins with self-awareness and moves on to strategies for self-regulation, self-care, and self-healing.
This website is intended to familiarize you with the power and possibilities of sensory related treatment and to provide resources so that you can integrate sensory activities into your program.
- Mental health settings
- Adolescent Care
- Substance abuse treatment
- Geriatric care
- Trauma informed care
- Restraint and seclusion reduction initiatives
The Sensory Connection Program
Developed by Karen M. Moore, OTR/L, features three books:
- The Sensory Connection Program:
Activities for Mental Health Treatment (Manual and Handbook)
- The Sensory Connection Program Self-Regulation Workbook
- The Sensory Connection Program Curriculum for Self-Regulation:
Group Treatment for Emotional Regulation, Crisis Intervention, and Stress Management
Follow this link to compare the three publications to see which one is most applicable to your setting and client population.
FREE SENSORY ACTIVITY
Non-Tool Sensory Activities and Games
There are many situations when tools and equipment are not available or restricted for safety reasons. Check out our "portable" activities that can be done anywhere.