Sensory Wheel Spin the wheel, The Sensory Wheel is a visual tool used in sensory integration therapy to help understand and identify an individual's sensory preferences and challenges. that you can use to pick a random item from the list: wiggle your arms, around kitchen, stop sign, jumping Jack's, go around tree, hop on one foot, gallop, Skip, head shoulders knees and toes, twist, go to fence, crab walk, bear walk, hop, tootsies roll, push ups.
It is a circle divided into eight segments, each representing a different sense: touch, taste, smell, hearing, sight, movement, body awareness, and vestibular (balance and movement) system.
Each segment is further divided into different levels, ranging from sensory seeking to sensory avoiding. This allows therapists and individuals to understand how their senses are functioning and identify areas that may need additional support.
The Sensory Wheel is used in sensory integration therapy to support individuals with sensory processing difficulties, including those with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and other developmental disorders. It can also be used as a tool for individuals without sensory processing difficulties to better understand and regulate their own sensory experiences.
Overall, the Sensory Wheel is a helpful tool in understanding sensory processing and developing strategies to support individuals in regulating their sensory experiences.