harriette-panda-1Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition which makes it hard for an individual (usually kids) to regulate the information they receive from their senses. This may result in being over-sensitive to stimulation or craving more of one or more types of stimulation.

High energy kids who have a hard time focusing may be sensory seekers with SPD. These children tend to struggle in the classroom and will be seen as hyperactive, impulsive, and often disruptive. However there is mounting evidence that given enough sensory input, children with SPD can calm down and focus on individual tasks.
Spookychews offer several types of stimulation. They have raised and debossed surfaces, offering tactile sensations. They are bendy and strong, which makes them great manipulatives. And last but not least, they are made of FDA approved, food grade silicone which makes them perfect for sensory seekers who need to put things in their mouths and chew them.
They katie-pent-1are washable (in soap and water or in the top rack of the dishwasher) and suitable for sterilisation and provide a safe alternative to chewing on clothes, fingers, toys, pencils and stationery.
For older children, they provide a discreet and stylish way of wearing their sensory aids without attracting attention.