Red Flags of Sensory Processing Disorder

Infants and toddlers Problems eating or sleeping Refuses to go to anyone but me Irritable when being dressed; uncomfortable in clothes Rarely plays with toys Resists cuddling, arches away when held Cannot calm self Floppy or stiff body, motor delays Pre-schoolers Over-sensitive to touch, noises, smells, other people Difficulty making friends Difficulty dressing, eating, sleeping, … Read more

SPD In Adults

Interview with Savannah Grace: Growing Up with SPD   Adolescents and adults who received and benefited from therapy in childhood may nonetheless find themselves struggling when they reach new developmental levels and or life experiences. For example, a teenager who has adapted to the challenges of high school may leave home for college and find … Read more

Sensory Processing Disorder Checklist

Sensory Processing Disorder

Many of the symptoms listed in the following categories are common to that particular age group. Where more than a few symptoms are found in a child, we recommend you talk to your doctor or check the¬†SPD Foundation’s Treatment Directory¬†for a professional experienced with treating Sensory Processing Disorder.* Infant/ Toddler Checklist: ____ My infant/toddler has … Read more

About Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory processing (sometimes called “sensory integration” or SI) is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. Whether you are biting into a hamburger, riding a bicycle, or reading a book, your successful completion of the activity requires processing … Read more