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Functional use of ear defenders and how they impact a child’s regulation and learning

Taylor Christensen

ABSTRACT: Managing auditory sensitivities within a classroom through the use of ear defenders is a strategy used among school based Occupational Therapists. This case study offers an insight into the assessment and analysis that goes into this decision along with how this resource when prescribed correctly can support regulation of our sensory systems, increase learning opportunities and promote well-being.

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