The Premiere Sensory Integration
Clinic in New Mexico
What is Sensory Integration?
KidPower systematically applies Ayres Sensory Integration®, which is a theory developed by Jean Ayres, the occupational therapist and developmental psychologist who pioneered assessment and intervention for sensory integration dysfunction. Ayres Sensory Integration® includes specific intervention concepts, principles and techniques as well as assessment of sensory integration dysfunction, patterns of sensory integration and praxis (the process of getting the idea, initiating, and completing new motor tasks) dysfunction.
12 Principles of Intervention for Sensory Integration
The application of Ayres Sensory Integration® is based on evidence from carefully designed studies that adhere to intended principles, as well as from related neurobiological, psychological, and therapeutic research. Occupational therapy experts from around the United States defined and identified the following 12 principles as core to sensory integration intervention: