Heavy Work: Proprioceptive Input

Does your child constantly chew on things, play rough, hide in tight spots, crash into things on purpose, love heavy blankets, and hold items too tightly? They may be looking for more proprioceptive input or heavy work activities! Occupational therapist, Erin Liuzzo, describes what the proprioceptive system does and how incorporating heavy work activities into your child’s daily life can help them feel more calm, organized, and regulated.