Tactile activities (1907)

Key points below

Some children do not like to be touched.  This is called tactile defensiveness.  Tactile activities can help a child get used to being touched. The therapist will tell you which activities to do with your child.  Be sure to supervise young children when doing these activities.

What can I do to help my child?

Have your child:

You can:


Call your child’s therapist if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.