Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) affects five to ten percent of all kids. That means a few family playgroups could have a child who has troubles with SPD. Find out the signs of sensory processing disorder (SPD) and how to know if your child may have it.Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is when children do not process their senses as they should. Some kids with SPD find hugs unbearable or throws frequent temper tantrums most often when he or she is taken to a restaurant or store. Some kids even refuse to eat – and you are not quite sure why until you discover they may have a condition that creates difficulties with processing how they receive senses.
If you are interested in learning more, don’t miss out on this resource. Over three million children experience SPD in some form or the other. It actually starts to get dangerous with some types. Imagine a child who is under-responds to a placing their hand on a burning stove or doesn’t feel a broken ankle.
Check out some of these symptoms which will really get you thinking about the children around you and how maybe you can help:
- Craves movement
- Difficulty dressing, eating, sleeping, or toilet training
- Overly sensitive to touch, noises, smells, or movement
- Frequent or lengthy temper tantrums
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Check out some of the most significant sensory processing disorder signs in children from Mommy Evolution.
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