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Sensory Processing Disorder and Sports
Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) may present with individual characteristics that can affect their fit with certain sports. Some aspects of a sport may make it a great match: for example, joining the track team for a child who seeks vestibular input. Other sports may be less suitable. Take the child who is unable to sustain their vision on a focal point and experiences visual...
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Clothing Sensitivity & Tactile Defensiveness
Everyone’s nervous system interprets stimuli from the environment, including stimuli from sensations. Within the nervous system, tactile receptors are designed to respond to vibration, pressure, movement, temperature, and pain. When one’s tactile system is out of balance and disorganized, interpretations to any or all of these sensations can be affected. An individual who has problems within the...